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QueBIT Blog: Upgrading from Cognos Planning to IBM Planning Analytics #3

Posted by: Gary Quirke Jul 12, 2018 9:18:00 AM
Blog#3: The six best things from an Administrator’s Perspective. Cognos Planning (formally known as Adaytum Planning) has had a good run, but the state-of-the-art solution, with respect to planning... Read More

QueBIT Blog: Upgrading from Cognos Planning to IBM Planning Analytics #2

Posted by Gary Quirke

Blog #2: The six best things from a User’s Perspective.

Cognos Planning (formally known as Adaytum Planning) has served many companies well since the early 1990’s, but is approaching the end of its life from an IBM support perspective, and the product is no longer being further developed by IBM.

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Topics: planning analytics

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

Posted by Ann-Grete Tan

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 after September 2018 (this year) and TM1 10.2.2 will no longer be supported after September 2019.

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Topics: planning analytics

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: 5 Reasons You Should Upgrade to Planning Analytics Now!

Posted by Andrew Leighton

If you are still using TM1 10.2.2 (or an older version), there are a lot of compelling reasons to upgrade to IBM Planning Analytics (TM1 11).

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Topics: planning analytics, Planning, Planning Analytics Workspace

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, Planning Analytics Workspace

QueBIT Blog: Financial Consolidation with Planning Analytics (TM1)

Posted by Sarah Milius

If you know TM1 you already know it is great at aggregating lots of data and doing complex calculations in real time.  But did you realize that those same capabilities make it an excellent tool for financial consolidation?  As accountants well know, consolidation is more than simple summation. It requires the additional steps of currency translation (with all its subtleties including calculating the cumulative translation adjustment due to certain balances being kept at historic exchange rates and the income statement being converted at the average rate for the period), and other consolidation adjustments such as inter-company eliminations, and eliminating minority interests. All this needs to be done under tight controls and with waterproof audit trails. 

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Topics: planning analytics, Financial Consolidations, Planning

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

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