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Leveraging IBM License Metric to Ensure Licensing Compliance for IBM Planning Analytics

Posted by Jim Wood on July 16, 2019

Understanding the usage and utilization of IBM Planning Analytics Licenses can be a challenge for many customers. With the cost of non-compliance being potentially very high, it is important for ...

Using REST API with IBM Planning Analytics

Posted by Brian Plaia on June 25, 2019

What is the TM1 REST API The TM1 REST API is a relatively unexplored method of interacting with TM1 and allow external applications access to server objects directly.  Introduced in ...

Topics: IBM Cognos TM1, IBM Planning Analytics, Rest API

Adding Single Sign-On to IBM Planning Analytics Local

Posted by Patrick Mauro on June 1, 2019

Adding single sign-on capabilities is a great way to get the most out of IBM Planning Analytics Local, whether it’s part of an upgrade, or simply to enhance an existing install – in fact, it is ...

Topics: IBM Cognos TM1, IBM Planning Analytics

Working with the Audit Log and Transaction Log in IBM Planning Analytics (IBM Cognos TM1)

Posted by Andrew Burke on April 12, 2019

IBM Planning Analytics maintains a detailed log of all changes in the system caused by both users and processes, including changes in values or core structures. Maintaining a full transparency is ...

Topics: IBM Cognos TM1, IBM Planning Analytics

Improving IBM Cognos Analytics Report Performance by using Multi-Dimensional Data Sources (IBM Planning Analytics or Cognos OLAP)

Posted by Steve Moore on December 15, 2018

As many clients tell us, report performance can be a challenge in IBM Cognos Analytics environments. In most traditional IBM Cognos deployments, ...

Topics: IBM Planning Analytics, IBM Cognos Analytics

Forrester Names IBM a “Leader,” Exciting Updates to Watson Portfolio

Posted by Jessica Lee on September 20, 2018

The future looks to data science to handle the ubiquity and increasing complexity of one of our most valuable resources—data. Among the essentials to succeed in the data science space are strong ...

Topics: IBM Watson Studio

Working with Virtual Dimensions in IBM Planning Analytics 2.0.

Posted by Theo Chen on April 23, 2018

Ability to create virtual dimensions from attribute-based hierarchies is a key update in IBM Planning Analytics 2.0 and a huge source of value. This is a major differentiation for IBM PA compared ...

Topics: TM1 Technology, IBM Cognos TM1, Performance Management, Financial Planning and Analysis, IBM Planning Analytics

IBM Cognos Controller 10.3.1. Released

Posted by Rob Harag on December 3, 2017

The latest version of IBM Cognos Controller is now available and features integration with IBM Planning Analytics Workspace. This provide tighter integration and opens up possibilities for better ...

Topics: IBM Cognos Controller, FInancial Consolidation and Close

IMPORTANT: Your TM1 System May Stop Working on Nov 25, 2016

Posted by Kevin Nichols on September 11, 2016

Important Notice for All IBM Cognos TM1 Users: There is a possibility that your TM1 system may stop working on November 24, 2016. The existing TM1 ...

Object Security Integration with IBM Cognos TM1

Posted by James Doren on June 27, 2015

One of the key security-related selling points within IBM Cognos TM1 is the tool’s ability to assign different security levels to different objects within the TM1 model for any given user or ...

Topics: TM1 Technology, IBM Cognos, IBM Cognos TM1