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Determining Levels of Analytics Self-Sufficiency

Posted by: Robin Stevens Jul 17, 2017 9:10:34 AM
When we build applications for our clients, we always strive for client self-sufficiency.  Self-sufficient clients get more out of their applications, have more engaged users, and tend to “do more”... Read More

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Grading Your TM1 Application

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Are you ready to grade your TM1 application? Read on for some questions to help you grade your performance.

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Top 5 Planning Analytics and TM1 Implementation Pitfalls

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If you’re looking at automating a new system, here’s a cheat sheet to help you avoid common pitfalls.

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TM1 Design Pro-Style: Rules vs. TI

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A question that often comes up for TM1 users is this: When should I use rules and when should I use Turbo Integrator? Here's how the experts at QueBIT tackle that question.
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QueBIT Blog: Perspectives + Cloud = Café

Posted by Robin Stevens

Organizations using IBM Cognos TM1 have many options for front-ends.  There are a lot of good options out there, including some important new arrivals.  This post discusses one of the newer front ends, Café, that has some useful new properties heretofore unavailable, most notably, the ability to utilize TM1 in Excel over a Wide Area Network (WAN.)  Anyone that’s ever tried to use the Excel Perspectives add-in over the WAN will appreciate this new capability! 

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Mastering the TM1 DBRW Excel Function

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In this article we delve into the DBRW function in IBM Cognos TM1. Read on for our rundown of what it is, when to use it, and how to fix it when it's broken.

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Topics: TM1, Cognos Analytics

QueBIT Blog: Three “Little” Dashboard Guidelines that make a big difference

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Effective dashboards form the backbone of a powerful business intelligence strategy, as well as the essential entry point in becoming an analytics-driven organization. Dashboards support fast and effective decision-making, provide valuable insight into key performance indicators, and make reporting simple and fast.

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QueBIT Blog: Excel & Business Intelligence

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Over just the past few years, technology has created a massive shift in how finance organizations operate and how they’re expected to perform. For more than 20 years Excel has led the field as a business finance tool, but now alternative tools such as Google Spreadsheets and a variety of BI software platforms have matured and begun to edge into Excel’s business. At the same time, new financial modeling, database, and analytics software has entered the market to provide deeper, real-time capabilities that help companies optimize every aspect of their business.

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QueBIT Blog: Three Ways to Justify an Investment in Budgeting & Planning Software

Posted by Robin Stevens

According to an April 2015 survey, fewer than half of finance leaders are satisfied with their organization’s budgeting methods. This will come as no surprise to anyone who has been involved in the lengthy, sometimes mind-numbing process of assembling and re-keying data in order to create a budget document that may simply be set aside as soon as it’s complete. Some organizations require as much as eight months to complete the budgeting process, at which point all of the painstakingly collected data is eight months obsolete.

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QueBIT Blog: Five Benefits of an Integrated Financial Model

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Nobody intends to create a cumbersome labyrinth of financial modeling systems, yet it happens to even the best of organizations. As the business adds new departments, software, and leadership, financial models are pasted together to meet growing needs. Each team uses data from ERP, HR, General Ledger, and other systems in order to create reports and make decisions. Unfortunately, the larger the organization grows, the more disconnected the models can become.

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