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IBM Cognos Framework Manager

IBM Cognos Framework Manager

Course Description

This 5-day course is designed to provide you with introductory to advanced knowledge of metadata modeling concepts, and how to model metadata for predictable reporting and analysis results using Framework Manager. You will learn the full scope of the metadata modeling process, from initial project creation, to publishing of metadata to the Web, enabling end users to easily author reports and analyze data.

Audience: This advanced course is recommended for developers who design metadata models for use in IBM Cognos BI.


You should have:

  • Knowledge of common industry standard data structures and design
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience gathering requirements and analyzing data

Overview of IBM Cognos BI
Identifying common data structures
Gathering requirements
Creating a baseline project
Preparing reusable metadata
Modeling for predictable results
Creating calculations and filters
Implementing a time dimension
Specifying determinants
Creating the presentation view
Working with different query subject types
Setting security in Framework Manager
Creating analysis objects
Managing OLAP data sources
Advanced generated SQL concepts and complex queries
Using parameters in Framework Manager
Modeling maintenance and extensibility
Optimizing Framework Manager models
Working in a multi-modeler environment
Managing packages in Framework Manager

Below are the upcoming scheduled classes for this specific course. Please note the delivery method listed for the class.

  • Classroom (traditional class setting with instructor)
  • Online/Instructor led (virtual, online class with instructor)
  • Online/Self-Paced (virtual, online class no instructor, you work at your own pace)

2017 schedule coming soon!