Cognos Analytics v11 Dashboards, Explorations and Stories Training


IBM Cognos 11.1 - Analytics

Dashboards, Explorations & Stories


IBM Cognos Analytics Dashboards, Explorations & Stories is a one-day, instructor-led, online course. Learn how you can better communicate your data stories and offer up deeper insights. We will show you how use drag and drop to create easy to understand, dazzling dashboards, use the AI assistant and create and animate an interactive slide show.

A fully interactive experience, our online classroom offers a unique opportunity to learn from and work with a subject matter expert. Participants get practice performing the skills and can ask questions of the instructor in real time.


One Day


Students receive a comprehensive set of learning materials, including all course notes and class examples.



Suggested Attendees

Report authors: Individuals with experience designing and developing corporate standard reports

  • Create dashboards using layout and type
    • Customize dashboards
    • Create a simple dashboard
    • Format, filter and customize dashboard objects
    • Save and add the dashboard to team content
    • Set the dashboard as the home page
    • Use layout and a template
    • Create and customize visualizations from your data sources
    • Drag data onto the dashboard
    • Customize visualizations
  • Enhance dashboards with filters and tabs
    • Add a tab to our dashboard
    • Understand how filtering works within vs. between tabs
  • Explore data using built-in AI (Smarts)
    • Discover insights in data in the Exploration console
    • Use the visualization recommendations
    • Explore relationships in data
    • Experiment with data, correlated insights, driver analysis and predictive strength
    • Use the natural language AI Assistant
    • Pin and reuse content
  • Create stories
    • Understand and create a story from an existing dashboard
    • Create and animate an interactive slideshow