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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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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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InfoCube and Daptech to Merge

InfoCube, a Sydney-based management accounting and business analytics specialist, and enterprise planning software experts Daptech will merge their businesses to create InfoCube Consulting (Australia) Pty Ltd. Commencing trading on July 9, the new entity will continue to provide clients such as Woolworths, Goodman Fielder, News Limited, Schneider and Hunter Douglas with superior Cognos service and solutions. InfoCube founder and managing director, John Vaughan said the merger would complement the strengths … Continue Reading

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Sending Emails from TM1 (Part 1: Plain Text)

Sending Emails from TM1 – Using HTML Problem: Although some additional components of TM1 have built-in email functionality, TM1 does not have email functionality built into its ETL Engine. Solution Process: Within a TI Process output text to a file to be used as the body of the email to be sent. Execute an email script command to send off the email to recipients. Executing the TI script: The TM1 … Continue Reading

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