Monthly Archives: November 2013

How to import MSAS Cubes in Cognos Express 10.2.1

One of the new features with IBM Cognos Express (CX) 10.2.1 is that it supports Microsoft Analysis Services (MSAS) cubes. So we are going to demonstrate how you can import MSAS cubes in Cognos Express. Of course the process is the same for IBM Cognos Enterprise.

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IBM SPSS Modeler v16.0 What’s new

Here is a review of what is new in SPSS v16. Although it is not officially released yet, a document that explains what’s new has been linked to the internet. You can find it by clicking here. Here is our summary of the features. Some of the new key features that caught my attention are:

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SPSS Modeler 15 – How to use the Auto Classifier Node

IBM SPSS Modeler V15.0 enables you to build predictive models to solve business issues, quickly and intuitively, without the need for programming. In this demonstration we are going to show, how you can use the “Auto-Classifier Node”. The Auto Classifier node can be used for nominal or binary targets. It tests and compares various models in a single run.

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How to Import the New Visualisation Charts into IBM Cognos BI

The new visualisation engine from IBM (RAVE) looks amazing and within this article we will show you how to access the charts and use them within report studio. Note that they can be used in traditional reporting and active reports. First step is to go to Analytics Zone. This is an IBM site where you can download all the new visualisation charts, plus Cognos Insight, demos and much more.

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How to use the Auto Classifier Node in SPSS Modeler 15

IBM SPSS Modeler V15.0 enables you to build predictive models to solve business issues, quickly and intuitively, without the need for programming. In this demonstration we are going to show, how you can use the “Auto-Classifier Node”.

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How to import RAVE visualisations from Analytics Zone

For those who don’t know, The new visualization engine (RAVE) underpinning most of the IBM business analytics products is capable of some stunning visualisations. There is a gallery of sample visualisations on Analytics Zone (.com).

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TM1 Tutorials remodelled with added analytics

I’m pleased to announce that TM1 Tutorials.com has had a complete rebuild and today we have launched the new site, just in time for IBM Information On Demand (IOD). Please head on over to the new and improved TM1 Tutorials.com and see for yourself what all the fuss is about! You can also track our progress at IOD by following @TM1Tutorials on twitter. The new TM1 Tutorials website is now … Continue Reading

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