Posts Tagged ‘Thoughtleadership’

Data Mining with IBM SPSS Modeler v15

Having recently completed the course “IBM SPSS Modeler & Data Mining” offered by Global Knowledge, I was looking to find more opportunities to do some modeling with SPSS Modeler. So, when I read in the news recently, about college recruiters using predictive techniques to determine the probability of a particular recruit graduating on time, I […]

Cognos TM1 Bulk Data Loading

Bulk Absorption Options From a pure architectural perspective, what is sometimes referred to as “bulk uploading” sometimes is (mistakenly) considered to be part of reporting or included in the data consumption component of a TM1 application design.  Loading and/or updating data is part of an applications absorption or configurations components and should be handled with […]

Performance Profiling with Cognos TM1

Profiling As my last post promised, I’m continuing the performance testing discussion with my thoughts on performance profiling. What is profiling? Profiling is the extrapolation of information about something, based on known qualities (baselines) to determine its behavior (performance) patterns. In fact, performance profiling is determining the average time and/or resources required to perform a […]

Forecasting and Reporting with Cognos TM1 and SPSS

    Cognos TM1 Implemented forecasting and reporting systems have had many benefits to businesses. These benefits might include (by are not limited to): Improved consistency – a single source for forecasting and reporting.  Decreased overall “processing time” for reporting forecast and actual information.  Decreased manual intervention – fewer “touch points”.  Provide the ability to […]