Category Archives: IBM Cognos TM1

IBM Planning Analytics Review

Last week on the Infocube website we reviewed IBM Planning Analytics, otherwise known as hosted TM1, or TM1 in the Cloud, or SaaS TM1.  We covered things like: What is it Using Perspectives and Guided Exploration with Planning Analytics Visualisations Uploading Data and Security Why would you use it Inclusion of Cognos BI Licencing for Existing TM1 Users Where to from here We think it is a pretty good blog … Continue Reading

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Security in TM1 is one of those things that can make a TM1 administrator go crazy over new requirements or over setting up a new user. Things do not get better with reading the documentation, which does not cover all aspects or the security inner workings. In the following post, the TM1 security is peeled layer-by-layer starting from the very basics of cube security and finished with multi-layer multi-group security … Continue Reading

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Transfering Data between TM1 Servers using ODBO (i.e. Without CSV's)

This blog shows the steps needed to establish an ODBO connection in order to  transfer data between 2 cubes in different server instances.

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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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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

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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

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TM1 Tutorials Consultation – Ben Hill

When I started this site as a freelancer I was happy to cater to the need for non biased technical resources which solve real world problems. Back in Jul 2012 I joined InfoCube Consulting (Australia) as Director and Principal Consultant with the intention of creating something bigger than myself. I’m happy to say that now we are a team of over 10 expert consultants and we are growing quickly. So… … Continue Reading

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Triggering Processes from Workflow

In TM1, 10.2, a new feature has been added to enable the change of workflow state of a node to trigger TI processes. A preset TI process can be triggered immediate before and immediate after the workflow action. This feature can be quite useful in a lot of ways, for example, if you have a separate BI report cube setup, when a node is submitted, TI process can be triggered … Continue Reading

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TM1 10.2 – Enhancement: Workflow can trigger Processes

In this new version of TM1, 10.2, a new feature has been added to enable the change of workflow state of a node to trigger TI processes.  A preset TI process can be triggered immediate before and immediate after the workflow action. This feature can be quite useful in a lot of ways, for example, if you have a separate BI report cube setup, when a node is submitted, TI … Continue Reading

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Sydney Networking – TM1 10.2 Upgrade Special.

October 18th – Sydney TM1 Networking. TM1 Catchup – 10.2 Upgrade Special. We have arranged a special TM1 catch up dedicated to the 10.2 update. We believe this is the biggest update to the platform since Applix acquired TM1 in 1996. This is an opportunity to discuss what is new, what we like, what we don’t like and of course how we can make the best of the update over … Continue Reading

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