Cognos Planning and Budgeting Software

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Cognos Planning and Budgeting Software

Training Objectives of Congo’s Planning and Budgeting Software:

IBM Cognos Planning is a finance-managed solution for both operational and business planning with the flexibility to turn the most sophisticated strategy into discreet plans, budgets, and forecasts. It is a completely integrated, state-of-the-art, highly scalable solution for planning, budgeting, and forecasting Solutions. It tightly integrates operational and financial planning on demand for immediate visibility into resource requirements and future business performance Analysis.

IBM Cognos Planning and Budgeting enables you to develop plans, budgets, and forecasts faster and more effectively. Using this Application you can able to create, compare and evaluate business scenarios. It also enables you to use best practices such as driver-based planning and rolling forecasts to determine resource requirements and future business results.

Target Students / Prerequisites:

Students must have basic knowledge of OLAP and TM1 and Significant experience with Excel spreadsheets and Understanding of the Business Processing Concepts.



Course Content

Introduction Cognos planning analyst:

  • Introduction Cognos planning analyst

  • Create D-list and D-cube

  • Load data

  • Distribute data

  • Create and distribute an income statement

  • Forecast data

  • Automate processes

  • Object maintenance and administration

  • Use complex calculations

  • Examine the advanced concepts

  • Designing for reporting

  • Enhance the functionality using add-in excel

  • Illustrate the model using the planning manager

  • Examining the components of the Cognos planning solutions

  • Examine the main parts of the Analysis model

  • Discuss libraries

  • Discuss D-lists

  • Discuss D-cubes

  • Discuss D-links

  • Create a library

  • Manually create D-lists

  • Import d-list from excel sources

  • Modify D-lists

  • Build D-cubes

  • Determine what can be used as source data

  • Create file maps to assist in loading data

  • Loading data from an external source into a d-cube

  • Load data from one d-cube to another

  • Prepare calculations and d-list item

  • Control user input using a formatted d-list

  • Use built-in functions to calculate data

  • Use time average in a d-list

  • Use weight average in a d-list

  • Applying conditional formulas to a d-list

  • Use a d-cube to allocate data

  • Summarize d-cubes data with accumulation d-links

  • Populate a d-cube based on text in the targets d-cube using lookup d-link

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