Category Archives: Training Material

TM1 Training and Planning Analytics Training: All the Options

What are the options for TM1 training? Who are the providers for training in TM1? Do I have to sit in classrooms? Is there virtual training available for TM1? Can I get TM1 coaching? All these questions are answered in this explanation of how the TM1 training market works.

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.

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

TM1 Consultation – Ben Hill

When I started this site’s predecessor, TM1Tutorials.com, 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 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

TM1 10.2 – Introducing CAFE

Introduction to TM1 Cafe – the new Excel based front end for TM1. How to use it with Flex Views and Exploration Mode.

Generating a Time Dimension in Performance Modeller

Almost all TM1/Cognos Express applications will require a time dimension, and creating a time dimension has never been easier, with Time Dimension Tool provided in performance modeller. Here are a few simple steps:

TM1 10.2 – Feature Change: Cell Security Cubes

TM1 model security can be applied and amended on an application using Performance Modeller, this includes security for cells, cubes, dimensions, processes and chores. Here’s how.

TM1 10.2 – New Feature: In-Cube Calculations

We are excited about the new TM1 release, 10.2.  It has a lots of new features that will make life easier for TM1 modellers.  One of the key new features is doing in-cube calculations on Performance Modeller.  Here are a few things that you may find interesting and/or enjoy having.

Linking Cubes with Performance Modeler

Performance modeller makes moving/linking data between cubes (and within cube) with ease, and it also makes it easier to track and update as each link is saved separately. For those who have experience with Cognos Enterprise Planning, this will make you feel right at home. Here is a simple example on how to create a link: Start up performance modeller, log onto IBM TM1/CX Planner Applications (http://<server host>:9300/pmpsvc) and click … Continue Reading

TM1 10.2 Multithreading Overview

Heres a visual guide to the new multithreading feature in IBM Cognos TM1 10.2. In the given example above the calculation stage of answering a request from a user takes up 99% most of the processing time for the request. So within TM1 10.2 the request calculation is split into chunks which are then delegated to separate CPU Cores. The enhanced performance can be calculated as: Where: ‘e’ is enhancement. … Continue Reading