Designing
Dashboard Training

CDP Masterclass Series: Designing Dashboards training course

Locations

Auckland, Wellington or onsite at your location anywhere in New Zealand.

COURSE INTRODUCTION

The CDP Masterclass series offers a selection of targeted, solution-based workshops for those wanting to take their Cognos BI expertise to the next level. Designing Dashboards is a one-day workshop focused on the fundamental principles of dashboard design, and the tools and techniques you will need to build meaningful dashboards.

KEY PRINCIPLES

  • What is a dashboard?
  • What is a scorecard?
  • What is the purpose of a dashboard?
  • What makes a good dashboard?
  • How will dashboards fit into your overall BI strategy?
  • Key principles of dashboard design
  • Dashboard styles

ANALYSIS AND DESIGN

  • Gathering requirements
  • Underlying data structures, scheduling, performance, data availability
  • Meaningful dashboard presentation
  • Dashboard structure
  • Dynamic filtering
  • Portal pages
  • How do dashboards fit into your portal pages?
  • Portal page layout
  • Dashboard portlet
  • Reporting capabilities in a portal page

INTENTED AUDIENCE

Experienced report writers wanting to gain specific skills in order to build meaningful dashboards.

PREREQUISITES

Cognos 8 BI Report Studio: Authoring Professional Reports (Fundamentals) and/or competence in the use of Report Studio.

CUSTOMISE THIS COURSE

CDP offers public or customised courses at either our premises or at the client site. If you wish to book yourself onto a course in Auckland, Christchurch or Wellington, browse the course outlines, check the training schedule and please email your request to education@cdp.co.nz