Posts Tagged ‘rules’

Automation of Cognos TM1 Data Loading

In one of my earlier posts I recommended an approach for loading larger amounts of data into TM1 applications, and provided a high-level explanation of this approach, which I call the “File Route” solution. Some More Thoughts                  I like this load-strategy because, in following best practice guidelines, it leverages TM1’s proven ETL tool, TurboIntegrator to […]

Should You Allow Your Users to Customize?

Probably eight out of ten clients start out asking for customization of some kind.  Usually, the customization broken into two categories: Give users a page like My Yahoo! or iGoogle.  Let them add portlets or widgets at will and let them customize the portelts themselves like we do with weather or stock Let users define […]

Cognos TM1 User Experience

The Quandary I’ve literally written a ton of VBA code over the years to “enhance” my end user’s experience. For example, I’ve often slapped a button on a worksheet or toolbar and used the E_PICK to pop-up a dimension subset editor allowing a selection of particular element and then using that selection to drive changes […]