IBM Cognos Planning: Administer the Technical Environment (V10.1) - P8107G

IBM Cognos Planning: Administer the Technical Environment (V10.1) - P8107G

Audience

This advanced course is for Administrators.

Prerequisites

You should have:

Duration

3 days.

Course Objectives

IBM Cognos Planning: Administer the Technical Environment (V10.1) combines lecture material and hands-on practice in installing, administering, and troubleshooting IBM Cognos Planning Analyst and IBM Cognos Planning Contributor. The course outlines how the IBM Cognos Planning architecture can be customized to fit into various infrastructures. Students will learn how to use IBM Cognos Planning components with different database platforms (particularly IBM DB2), how to implement security, and how to automate functionality. Students will also learn how upgrade and migrate IBM Cognos Planning applications, and how to integrate IBM Cognos Planning with other IBM Cognos tools, such as IBM Cognos Framework Manager, IBM Cognos Event Studio, and IBM Cognos Connection.

  • Planning Analyst Architecture and Installation
  • Planning Contributor Architecture and Installation
  • Implement Security for IBM Cognos Planning
  • Advanced IBM Cognos Planning Architecture and Implementation
  • Use Databases with IBM Cognos Planning
  • Automate Functionality in IBM Cognos Planning
  • Troubleshoot IBM Cognos Planning
  • Upgrade and Migrate IBM Cognos Planning Applications
  • Integrate IBM Cognos Planning with Other IBM Cognos Components

Course Content

Planning Analyst Architecture and Installation
Review the IBM Cognos Performance Management (PM) solution and the role of IBM Cognos Planning in PM
Examine the architecture of IBM Cognos Planning
Create a UNC connection point for Planning Analyst
Install Planning Analyst components
Configure the Planning Analyst installation
Examine how to uninstall Planning Analyst

Planning Contributor Architecture and Installation
Review the role of Planning Contributor in Performance Management (PM)
Learn about the architecture of Planning Contributor and the recommended deployment process
Install Planning Contributor
Configure Planning Contributor
Examine how to uninstall Planning Contributor

Implement Security for IBM Cognos Planning
Identify authentication and authorization
Add namespaces in IBM Cognos Configuration that point to third-party authentication providers
Add users from third-party authentication providers to IBM Cognos groups and roles
Implement security for Planning Analyst
Implement security for Planning Contributor

Advanced IBM Cognos Planning Architecture and Implementation
Examine ways to modify the default configuration for a distributed installation of IBM Cognos Planning
Create a new content store and planning store and connect to them
Examine alternative ways to install and configure the Rich Client Framework
Move data between Planning Contributor applications using links
Examine sizing considerations for Planning Contributor applications
Publish data from Planning Analyst and Planning Contributor
Identify network considerations

Use Databases with IBM Cognos Planning
Examine the use of the following databases with Planning Contributor:
IBM DB2
Oracle
Microsoft SQL Server
Generate data definition language (DDL) scripts

Automate Functionality in IBM Cognos Planning
Examine the role of automation in IBM Cognos Planning
Automate common tasks in Planning Analyst
Automate common tasks in Planning Contributor

Troubleshoot IBM Cognos Planning
Demonstrate useful troubleshooting tools and techniques for Planning Analyst
Demonstrate useful troubleshooting tools and techniques for Planning Contributor

Upgrade and Migrate IBM Cognos Planning Applications
Examine how to upgrade to version 10.1 of Planning Contributor
Examine how to upgrade to version 10.1 of Planning Analyst
Identify how to migrate the IBM Cognos Planning environment and data using the Planning Administrator tool

Integrate IBM Cognos Planning with Other IBM Cognos Components
Examine how to administer IBM Cognos Connection
Use published Planning Analyst and Planning Contributor data in IBM Cognos BI
Perform event-driven planning with IBM Cognos Event Studio
Use published Planning Analyst and Planning Contributor data in IBM Cognos PowerPlay
Identify how to use unpublished (real-time) Planning Contributor data in IBM Cognos BI
Identify how to use IBM Cognos Controller data in IBM Cognos Planning
Identify how to use IBM Cognos Planning with IBM Cognos TM1

Perform Unattended Installations and Configurations (Optional)
Identify how to perform an unattended installation and configuration of IBM Cognos Planning

Case Study

Install IBM Cognos Planning on a Single Computer (Optional)

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