IBM COG-645 : Cognos 10 BI Multidimensional Author Exam
Persons wishing to gain certification as an IBM Certified Designer - Cognos 10 BI Multidimensional Reports or an IBM Certified Solution Expert - Cognos BI are required to take the IBM COG-645 examination. Consisting of 57 questions which must be answered within 60 minutes, a minimum of 75% must be answered correctly for a passing score. The exam is given only in English, and registration is made at the Prometric website.
In preparing for the IBM COG-645 (IBM Cognos 10 BI Multidimensional Author) test, a combination of training, hands-on experience, and an in-depth review of product information is recommended.
Some topics and subtopics are as follow:
1. Dimensional data components knowledge will be displayed by distinguishing between relational, DMR, and dimensional data sources, defining multidimensional data structure components, identifying the default measure of a report, and describing what a tuple is.
2. To exhibit knowledge of calculations and dimensional functions, candidates will describe the use of arithmetic operations in queries, examine coercion, and apply prompts to focus reports.