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Cognos Planning Training



Global Online Trainings offers professional COGNOS PLANNING Training for professionals aspiring for making a career in data warehousing domain. The entire training is designed and meant to offer a comprehensive course module comprising of webinar lectures and different case studies for linking data, for tuning and maintaining applications. The course is mentored by best subject matter experts and the tutorial is made of latest industry updates.

Participates will learn how to design and build models for business planning .For more details about the course contact the help desk for specialized training for  each individuals as well as for corporate batches.




  • Attendees  should have knowledge of your organization’s data and structure


Introduction to cognos planning - administrator
  • review cognos performance management (pm) solution
  • identify cognos planning and its components
  • identify cognos bi and its components
  • examine the cognos planning architecture
  • examine cognos planning – contributor and its components
  • examine the development process for the contributor solution
Build a contributor application
  • examine best practices for building the underlying
Cognos planning - analyst model
  • configure cognos planning administrator
  • create a planning contributor application using the application wizard
  • specifying the navigation, orientation, and application settings
  • import the e.list and rights
  • run go to production and preview a planning contributor application
Manage workflow and web application activities
  • accessing application in the cognos connection
  • examine the user roles and workflow states
  • create annotations
  • attach documents to planning contributor application items
  • view and delete commentary
  • bounce users from the application
  • work offline
Apply security
  • examine cognos planning security: authentication and authorization
  • examine cognos planning roles
  • access rights to end users
  • examine levels of user rights
  • create saved selections
  • examine and create access tables
  • identifying the network considerations
Administer applications
  • review what happens during go to production
  • backup the datastore
  • display invalid owners and editors
  • create a planning package
  • reset workflow states
  • set advanced options for subsequent go to production processes
  • examine job management and the types of jobs that can be performed
  • create help text for end users
  • verify that data entered is valid
Manage data
  • synchronize the cognos planning contributor application with cognos planning  analyst model
  • import data into the planning contributor application as a planner, reviewer & administrator
  • publish planning contributor data
Use extensions
  • examine cognos planning contributor extensions
  • report from planning contributor data using extensions
  • configure planning contributor extensions
  • use administration extensions
Automate applications
  • examine automation of common administration tasks using macros
  • create and publish a macro
  • group related tasks into one macro
  • examine how to run macros
Consume planning data in cognos bi
  • examine cognos connection
  • create a portal page to group different types of content into a single view
  • examine how to access live data in cognos studios
  • create and run agents based on planning data in events studio
Case study
  • create a contributor application
  • ensure planners and reviewers have the required access to the appropriate data
  • modifying application to accommodate the addition of new locations
  • bring test data into the application in an administrator role and an end user role
  • publish data for reporting and automate this task
Use the contributor add-in for excel
  • examine the cognos planning contributor add in for excel
  • enter, save, & submit planning contributor data using the excel add-in
  • modify the display of planning contributor data in the microsoft office excel
  • annotate data in the microsoft office excel
  • save a workbook as a template
Move data between planning analyst and planning contributor (optional)
  • export data from planning analyst for use in planning contributor
  • integrate planning contributor with planning analyst
  • move data from planning the analyst to planning contributor using a d-link
  • move data from planning the contributor to planning analyst using a d-link
  • compare d-links to importing data in the planning administrator
Translate a contributor application (optional)
  • examine the translation cycle
  • create a translation
  • translate applications into the different languages
  • export files for translation