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QueBIT Blog: What you need to know about IBM Planning Analytics System Architecture to plan your upgrade

Posted by: Ann-Grete Tan Jul 5, 2018 9:29:00 AM
The target audience for this blog post is anyone on IBM Cognos TM1 10.2.2, or an older release, who is looking to upgrade to IBM Planning Analytics. TM1 10.2.0 will no longer be supported by IBM... Read More

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QueBIT Blog: What you need to know about upgrading TM1 to IBM Planning Analytics

Posted by Ann-Grete Tan

If you are still on a version of IBM Cognos TM1, it is time to plan your upgrade to its rebranded successor, IBM Planning Analytics.

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Topics: planning analytics

QueBIT Blog: “We are talking about the WRONG Excel problem!”

Posted by Ann-Grete Tan

Recently the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) started a firestorm when they published an article titled “Stop Using Excel, Finance Chiefs Tells Staffs” (https://www.wsj.com/article_email/stop-using-excel-finance-chiefs-tell-staffs-1511346601-lMyQjAxMTE3NjMzMDQzNDA4Wj/).

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Topics: Planning Analytics Workspace, planning analytics

QueBIT Blog: “Build vs. Buy” decisions in Financial Performance Management and Analytics

Posted by Ann-Grete Tan

One of the advantages of being a Business Analytics consultant, is that you rarely know what a feasible solution looks like until you have taken the time to truly understand your client’s business, strategy and culture. This applies to financial performance management (including financial reporting, planning and customer profitability modeling), just as it does to predictive and prescriptive analytics problems which may not always directly impinge on the Office of Finance.

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Tips for Optimizing TM1 Performance

Posted by Ann-Grete Tan

Try Googling “TM1 Performance problem” and a lot of advice comes up. Some of it contains useful information, for example http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21454290.

And then there is the “shot in the dark” stuff like this which is only helpful if your problem happens to have this one cause (and is useless otherwise): http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/ctm1/v10r1m0/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.swg.ba.cognos.tm1_api.10.1.0.doc%2Fc_tm1serverperformance_n802b4.html

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Topics: TM1

Does TM1 need Excel?

Posted by Ann-Grete Tan

YES! Do you agree? If so, read no further :) !

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Topics: TM1

The Cloud and TM1: How to Decide

Posted by Ann-Grete Tan

Is it time to jump on the “cloud computing” bandwagon with your TM1 application? It depends. A month ago we talked about IBM’s new TM1 on Cloud offering, in which we explained what it is TODAY. In this blog post we will try to give you some guidance on how to make decisions around it.

It turns out that TM1’s nature makes this a surprisingly interesting topic (by the end I hope this comment will be clear)!

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Topics: Cloud

Organizing and Deploying IBM Cognos TM1 on the Cloud

Posted by Ann-Grete Tan

Are You Ready to Love TM1 on Cloud?

As a technology professional, I think I love the Cloud, or perhaps I just love the idea of it. There are a ton of opinions and articles out on the web extolling its virtues. For example, who would not want 1.7 times greater ROI with the Cloud vs. an on-premise implementation?

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Topics: Cloud

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