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IBM Certified Solution Expert - Cognos Planning

Job Role Description / Target Audience

Note: This certification will be withdrawn on 09/30/2013.

The Planning Solution Expert (Professional) is responsible to analyze, plan, design, deploy, and operate effective and user-friendly Analyst models and Contributor applications, and integrate Cognos Planning with Cognos BI.

To achieve the IBM Certified Solution Expert - Cognos Planning certification, candidates must possess the skills identified under Recommended Prerequisite Skills, if any, and pass two (2) exam. 

Click the test link below to see the overview, objectives, and test preparation recommendations.

Recommended Prerequisite Skills

Prior to your preparation for this professional-level certification, the following knowledge and skills are recommended and assumed:

  • Knowledge of the Cognos Planning Solutions Implementation Methodology
  • Technical proficiency in features of Cognos Planning


This certification requires 2 test(s).

Test(s) required:
Click on the link(s) below to see test details, test objectives, suggested training and sample tests.

  1. Test COG-700 - IBM Cognos 10 Planning Application Consultant OR Test COG-400 IBM Cognos 8 Planning Application Consultant
  2. Test COG-480 - IBM Cognos Planning Professional

Note: If you have already achieved the IBM Certified Solution Expert - Cognos 8 Planning, then this certification is not awarded to you.


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