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QueBIT Blog: Does Your Business Need to “Rent” a Data Scientist?

Posted by: Arik Killion Jan 19, 2017 12:13:06 PM
For the uninitiated, perhaps a brief primer is in order around the subject of data science.  If you’ve only recently heard of the “data scientist” moniker, you’re in pretty good company.  According... Read More

QueBIT Blog: What’s the difference between ReportWORQ and CDM?

Posted by Maria Szczepaniak


IBM’s CDM is collaborative environment used to CREATE the report templates. QueBIT’s ReportWORQ uses templates (which could be generated in CDM!) and dynamically use parameters to pull information into various output report types and ultimately DISTRIBUTE them.

Key Differences:

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Topics: ReportWORQ

IBM Planning Analytics Local - An Introduction

Posted by Ryan Clapp

The release of Planning Analytics Local (PA Local) is finally here! PA Local brings IBM’s cloud investment to on-premise IBM Cognos TM1 and IBM Cognos Express customers.

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Topics: Cognos Analytics, planning analytics

QueBIT Blog: Cognos Analytics 11.0.5 Released-It’s a Brave New World

Posted by Robin Wilkinson

IBM released the latest version of Cognos Analytics (Cognos 11.0.5) on November 25, 2016.  This newest version includes even more exciting enhancements extending the broad capabilities of the product.  It’s available for download and remember there is a new upgrade process for Cognos Analytics which is different from previous versions.  You no longer have to go through a migration/upgrade path, it’s as easy as installing it over what you already have to quickly access all the new features and enhancements. 

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Topics: Cognos Analytics

QueBIT Blog: ReportWORQ-Dual Server Data Pull

Posted by Maria Szczepaniak

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QueBIT Blog: Using Subsets in Excel Based TM1 Reports and Cube Views

Posted by Tony Luongo

Described below are how TM1 users can use Subsets in Excel based TM1 Reports (specifically referenced by DBRW and DBR formulae) and within cube views. This functionality is very useful for the end user and can supersede the need to create numerous alternate hierarchies within dimensions to meet reporting requirements. 

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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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QueBIT Blog: 3 (More) Things that Cognos Analytics 11.0.4 Gives You

Posted by Robin Wilkinson

Modeling

It is now possible to hide tables and columns in a data module. They are still visible in the modeling interface (a new grey icon) but they are completely hidden from the reporting and dashboard interfaces. The Undo / Redo options have also been added to Data Module design, it is also now possible to control how NULL values are displayed to business users. Data Module validation has been added plus there are now two new field types that are recognized, Geo Location values and also Date Time values.

*Note: Learn more about QueBit & IBM® Cognos Analytics here.

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QueBIT Blog: TM1 Expiring SSL Certificates Fix

Posted by Walter Anez

This blog entry is an update to our blog posted on Sept 27, 2016 Titled How to Fix TM1’s Expiring SSL Certificates.

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QueBIT Blog: Cognos Analytics 11.0.4 Released-It’s a Brave New World Out There!

Posted by Robin Wilkinson

IBM released the latest version of Cognos Analytics (Cognos 11.0.4) on September 16, 2016.  This newest version includes some exciting enhancements extending the broad capabilities of the product.  It’s available for download from the normal locations. There is a new upgrade process for Cognos Analytics which is different from previous versions.  You no longer have to go through a migration/upgrade path, it’s as easy as installing it over what you already have to quickly access all the new features and enhancements. 

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