Monthly Archives: July 2011

TM1’izing Excel Planning Workbooks

Project Methodology Primarily Applies to: Small to Mid Sized implementations of TM1 (3-8 weeks). It’s a widely established practice when scoping a TM1 project to take the legacy Planning Workbooks (where possible) for prior budgets and planning rounds to use as a starting point for company specific business logic and corporate structures. The advantages of this methodology are obvious: Unless there is a corporate initiative to change the methodology for … Continue Reading

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The Business User Approach

Imagine the potential and power of a business intelligence tool which can be sculpted and moulded to meet any business requirement, but can then also be maintained and used day to day by that non technical bunch we call management accounting. This is the real-life situation for many implementors of IBM Cognos TM1. But, there are also many TM1 implementations that didn’t make it to production, didn’t take with business … Continue Reading

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