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How to Rename a TM1 Model

Renaming a TM1 model is relatively easy. To change the name of a TM1 model (or instance or server name) do the following: Open tm1s.cfg for the model concerned. Find “ServerName” Edit the value after the equals sign to reflect the new model name Save tm1s.cfg Open Cognos Configuration for TM1 Change the name of the TM1 Server Save Cognos Configuration Start the TM1 Server (right click, start) in Cognos Configuration … 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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Want to try IBM Cognos TM1 Mobile Contributor?

Since we don’t all have spare servers hanging about, TM1 Tutorials have set up a sample TM1 10.2 environment which you can use to sample the new free IBM Cognos TM1 Mobile Contributor application! To get the credentials for our sample server sent to your email address click here. You can find IBM Cognos TM1 Mobile Contributor on the iTunes app store here.  

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IBM Cognos TM1 and Express Monitoring

The first in our series of Spark related YouTube Videos. Make TM1 Administration a day at the beach! Take a look here now: a day at the beach Username: tester Password: abc123  

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IBM Cognos Users – Have your say! (BI Survey 2013)

Afternoon, Its time again for the BI Survey. I think not many IBM Cognos users actually take this survey which is reflected in the results. So… Click here to take part. All participants will: — Receive a summary of the survey results — Be entered into a draw to win one of ten $50 Amazon vouchers — Ensure that your experiences are included in the final analyses Please Note: TM1 … Continue Reading

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InfoCube Spark v1.2 – TM1 Minor Error Logs

Version 1.2 of InfoCube Spark has just been released. To our loyal clients: This should patch itself so theres no action required on your side. New Features: TM1 Server.log interrogator. You can now browse and filter the TM1Server.log from all monitored TM1 Application Servers.  New Page on Spark! Minor Error Logs are now incorporated into the Spark, so you can now remotely debug a users issues without racing back into the office. … Continue Reading

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InfoCube Spark – An Introduction

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Messaging users of IBM Cognos TM1

Did you know that you can send messages to your users through TM1? You would be surprised how many people don’t realise that its possible – and easy!!! 1. Open TM1 Server Explorer (Perspectives) 2. Right click on your server and select “Server Manager”. From here you can actually do a few things like: Disconnecting Users and Shutting down (but not restarting) the server   3. Tick the box “Broadcast a Message” and … Continue Reading

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Automating Data Transfers between TM1 Servers

Replicating a Cube from a one TM1 Server into another has never been easier. Follow the steps below to copy a cube from one server to another (this includes synchronising TM1 Dimensions). This process uses the ODBO Provider for TM1 and generated MDX. I was going to show how to create an MDX Query for the desired cube but as it turns out you can select ODBO Cube as the data type … Continue Reading

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TM1 10.1 – IBM Cognos Insight Review Pt 2

In the first part of this review we had a look at the workings of IBM Cognos Insight and how it can effortlessly “munch down” a multitude of file formats an “crap out” a sexy looking dashboard. The scariest part of this is that it really works – and it looks great! The Pro’s Instant Data Visibility Brilliant for data reconciliation and quick ‘n’ easy to step through. I can see this … Continue Reading

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