This course will benefit all those involved in business planning using IBM's Cognos Planning Contributor.
Knowledge of IBM Cognos Analyst is necessary for this course. This can be gained by attending our IBM Cognos Planning Analyst course.
2 days. Hands on.
This course is available on site only. Please call for details.
This course is designed to provide in-depth, hands on training to enable attendees to construct, implement and maintain business planning solutions utilising Cognos Planning Contributor.
At the end of this two day course, delegates will have a practical understanding of how to build and maintain Contributor models using best practice techniques.
The role of Contributor in the IBM Cognos Planning system.
Understanding the principles behind the technical architecture.
Data workflow and general design principles.
Model size, performance and template design.
Introduction to the application wizard.
Web client configuration options.
Console settings and maintenance options.
Introduction to Go To Production process.
E-List, Users and Rights
All about E-Lists.
Principles of access control.
Setting up Access Tables.
Using saved Selections.
Go to Production Process
The GTP process.
Workflow, Annotations and Off-Line Working
Understanding workflow states.
Principles of off-line Working.
Synchronisation, Data Import and Export
Synchronising with Analyst models.
Importing and exporting data from Contributor.
Using the publish process.
Extensions and Links
Contributor grid and admin extensions.