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Integration of IBM PA and IBM CA with Microsoft PowerPoint (PPT)

Posted by Steve Moore on July 29, 2020

Being able to leverage content from an IBM Planning Analytics (IBM PA) or IBM Cognos Analytics (IBM CA) in a PowerPoint (PPT) presentation is a common requirement by ...

Topics: IBM Cognos, IBM Planning Analytics, IBM Cognos 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

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

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