ACG Business Analytics Blog

Cognos Command Center – Setting up Triggers

Posted by Steve Beesley on October 18, 2023

Ever wondered how to synchronize your TM1 TI Data loads as soon as your files are available? Want to know how to avoid running never-ending chores that monitor when a file has dropped? Do you need ...

Topics: TM1 Technology, IBM Cognos TM1, IBM Cognos Command Center, IBM Planning Analytics

Best Practices for IBM Planning Analytics (TM1) Integration

Posted by Matt Berson on February 6, 2020

Effective integration of IBM Planning Analytics (TM1) with the existing infrastructure is usually one of the top priorities of organizations looking to use TM1. TM1 has a set of embedded tools ...

Topics: IBM Cognos TM1, IBM Planning Analytics

Integrated Budgeting for Balance Sheet and Cash Flow

Posted by Rob Harag on January 27, 2020

The primary focus of budgeting and forecasting at a majority of companies is the Income Statement and associated KPIs (Revenue, EBITDA, Net Income). Significant investments are often made to ...

Topics: IBM Cognos TM1, IBM Planning Analytics

IBM PAX - The 4 Report Types and How to Use Them

Posted by Rob Harag on December 19, 2019

IBM Planning Analytics for Excel (PAX) gives users four ...

Topics: IBM Cognos TM1, IBM Planning Analytics

The Future of IBM Planning Analytics - IBM Data and AI Forum Debrief

Posted by Peter Edwards on October 31, 2019

It was an exciting set of news and updates around IBM PA at the IBM Data and AI Conference in Miami last week. Through a variety of presentations by IBM Offering Management as well is in private ...

Topics: IBM Cognos TM1, IBM Planning Analytics

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

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

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