Monthly Archives: October 2013

How to use TM1 Attributes in Report Studio

TM1 best practice guides recommend using codes for creating hierarchies and using names as aliases. With TM1 it is also very common to work with various other attributes. But when you create a package with framework manager you can choose what alias you want to show in reports. So you normally use the name as default to show up in reports. But what if someone asks you to show in … Continue Reading

How to use SPSS Modeler and Time Series Algorithms to Forecast Revenues

A planning exercise typically involves a batch of spreadsheets, which probably look chaotic and consumes a lot of time to maintain. A much better, more efficient and optimised option is to use specialised software for this work, like TM1. Using TM1, speeds up the process considerably and the planning process is a lot more efficient. But still you have to rely to some arbitrary decisions regarding next years budget, like … Continue Reading

How to install IBM SPSS Modeler 15 Client

Installing SPSS Modeler 15 client is an easy task. Below you can find detailed steps on how to do it. IBM SPSS Modeler Client is a functionally complete version of the product, which is installed and run on the user’s desktop computer. The Client can be run in local mode as a standalone product, or in distributed mode along with IBM SPSS Modeler Server for improved performance on large data … Continue Reading

IBM Cognos Express 10.2.1 What’s new

IBM Cognos Express 10.2.1 is out. Here is a list of what is new: 1. The first notable change is that Cognos Express is on the same version with Cognos Enterprise. This means that integrated under the hood you will find: Cognos BI version 10.2.1.1, TM1 version 10.2 and Cognos insight 10.2.1. This also means all the bug fixes and improvements and new features introduced in the enterprise platforms are … Continue Reading

Interim Fix For TM1 10.2

IBM has just released an interim fix for TM1 10.2 and provides important corrections. According to IBM this fix should be applied to all installations. It includes the following fixes: Number Description PM97736 PM does not respond after opening a view that was migrated in from a Cognos Planning application PM97742 Default sandbox data does not appear on a node when two nodes are open and edits made in another … Continue Reading

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