IBM COG-612 : IBM Cognos 10 BI Author Exam
The IBM COG-612 (IBM Cognos 10 BI Author) exam is intended for individuals who have responsibilities that include creating reports that use relational data models, as well as strengthening, customizing, and managing professional reports. The COG-612 exam will test the prospective candidates understanding of the key concepts, technology features, and functioning of Cognos products. Candidates that meet the minimum passing score will earn their certification in the categories of IBM Certified Designer-Cognos 10 BI Reports, IBM Certified Solution Expert-Cognos 8 BI Migration, and IBM Certified Solution Expert-Cognos BI. This exam is being administered in English only at the current time.
The IBM COG-612 exam carries a one-hour time limit and will contain 50 questions that will involve describing and/or identifying key concepts associated with creating reports. Sample topics will include the following key areas: Create reports (e.g. presenting data graphically, creating list and repeater reports), Focus reports (e.g. describe how to focus reports using filters and prompts), Enhance reports (e.g. use of calculations, techniques to enhance layout and content), Create reports using the query model (e.g. identify the purpose and components, describe how to create the query model), Setup reports for bursting (e.g. functions of setting used to distribute reports), and Managing events using agent. Other topics are subject to appear on the exam at the discretion of IBM.