Posts Tagged ‘cognos TM1’

Meet with Perficient at IBM Vision 2016

Perficient is proud to once again sponsor the IBM Vision conference, the premier business analytics and performance management conference for finance, risk management and sales compensation professionals.  Visit us during the event from May 9-12 at booth #2 in the EXPO Hall, where you can learn how we’ve leveraged our expertise to deliver award-winning solutions […]

Cognos TM1 Training in Denver on August 17 to 20

Hopefully many of you have enjoyed my many Cognos TM1 blog posts. Now some of you may be new to TM1 or a novice or an expert at the product. Regardless of your skill level, training is always important to stay up to date with new product changes. With that said, Perficient’s IBM Business Analytics group will be […]

QUBEdocs Provides Better Documentation for TM1

Throughout my years as a technical consultant I have worked with many bright minds, but the majority of the people I have worked with always hated technical documentation.  They thought this task was either something beneath them or just didn’t have the time due to the hundreds of development tasks that had higher importance.  But […]

IBM Watson Analytics: The Time is Now

In mid-May, at the IBM Vision Conference, IBM announced a deal for a free year of licenses of IBM Watson Analytics for existing Cognos BI and TM1 customers. If you missed that offer, IBM has recently introduced another offer for free licenses: Watson Analytics Professional Edition Up to 60 users 6 months of use Offer […]

IBM Cognos TM1 + Atlassian JIRA = Client Success

IBM Cognos TM1 is well-known as an enterprise planning software platform that can transform your entire planning cycle, from target setting and budgeting to reporting, scorecarding, analysis and forecasting [1], and Perficient is well-known for delivering expertly designed TM1-based solutions. At Perficient, we are excited about solving our customers’ business needs. Every Cognos TM1 implementation […]

Missing Data – “Nothing from nothing” – leaves something?

In TM1, missing data usually means that there is a defect in the logic of your ETL script or you need to check your SQL. In SPSS Modeler, missing values arise for a variety of reasons and they must be considered carefully. You might expect that missing values imply errors or should those records be […]

Importing Data into SPSS Modeler for the TM1 Developer

If you have a TM1 background it is a quick step to using SPSS Modeler -if you look for similarities in how the tools handle certain tasks like, for example, importing data. With TM1, source data is transformed and loaded into cube structures for consolidation, modeling and reporting using its ETL tool TurboIntegrator. In SPSS […]

Exposing TM1 Top

So what is TM1 TOP? Definition and Access The TM1 Top utility empowers you to dynamically monitor “threads” running in an instance of a Cognos TM1 server. TM1 Threads are of three possible “types”: User Threads – Name of an actual user that is logged into TM1 Chore Threads – A chore running on the […]

Check out the new IBM Cognos TM1 10.2 Features!

If you are excited as I am and heard the news IBM Cognos TM1 10.2 is available, you have to read on.  Now with any major upgrade your probably skeptical, I mean when I heard the iPhone 5s was coming I was expecting the world, but all I got was fingerprint recognition that I have […]

Installing Cognos TM1 10.1.1 on Windows 7 is Easy as 1, 2, 3!

So you’re ready to install Cognos TM1 10.1.1.  The following blog post will walk you through the installation of Cognos TM1 10.1.1 on a Windows 7 single machine setup.   So let’s get started!

Guidelines for Deploying Cognos TM1 Rule Changes

Objective Making modifications to TM1 rule files can (potentially) affect both the TM1 application and the TM1 server (that the application is running on). Rule modification or reprogramming can cause loss of data, changes in how the application responds (performance) and unexpected changes in memory consumption. In addition, it can be difficult to effectively test […]

Cognos TM1 Off-Site Testing Recommendations

General Coordination From a general testing perspective, consider the following: Identify and visit the test site before the planned testing days Establish an “onsite” coordinator – usually someone associated with the facility (hotel or facilities manager, perhaps) who will be responsible for any facility provided accommodations Inspect and Validate any and all facility provided accommodations […]

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