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Audience

This intermediate course has been designed for Analysts.


Prerequisites

Delegates should have:

  • Experience using the Windows operating system and a Web browser.
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of their business requirements.


Duration

3 days.


Objectives

This course teaches analysts to use TM1 to analyze data to discover trends and exceptions, create and customize reports and templates, and contribute to plans.

Through a series of lectures and hands-on exercises, delegates will learn how to create analyses and enter data in Microsoft Excel and on the Web, create custom views of the data and build reports and forms in Microsoft Excel that communicate with TM1.

Course objectives include:

  • Examine TM1 Components.
  • Customize Cube Views in IBM Cognos TM1.
  • Enter and Spread Data.
  • Analyze Data using IBM Cognos Analysis for Microsoft Excel.
  • Analyze Data using IBM Cognos TM1 Perspectives.
  • Create Dynamic Reports with Active Forms.
  • Contribute to Plans using TM1 Applications.
  • Analyze and Enter Data in IBM Cognos Insight.
  • Explore Data and Edit Subsets in TM1 Web.


Topics

Examine TM1 Components
Review performance management.
Understand how TM1 enables performance management.
Identify the TM1 user community.
Describe the components of TM1.

Customize Cube Views in IBM Cognos TM1
Understand the solution a model represents.
View cube data from difference perspectives.
Use aliases to display alternate element names.
Filter subsets to view only specific elements.
Differentiate between static and dynamic subsets.
Add user-defined consolidations in subsets.

Enter and Spread Data
Edit individual cells.
Store private data in sandboxes.
Spread data to multiple cells at once.
Exclude cells from being adjusted.
Enter data quickly using shortcuts.

Analyze Data using IBM Cognos Analysis for Microsoft Excel
Connect to TM1 from within Microsoft Excel.
Explore and analyze a TM1 cube.
Build complex reports showing multiple cubes and views.
Change data and commit it back to TM1.

Analyze Data using IBM Cognos TM1 Perspectives
Use slices and snapshots to export TM1 data to Microsoft Excel.
Retrieve and send data to TM1 using TM1 worksheet functions.
Create reports in Microsoft Excel and PDF formats.

Create Dynamic Reports with Active Forms
Create interactive reports and data input templates using Active Forms.
Customize Active Forms using TM1 Functions.
Apply formatting to Active Forms.
Add Action buttons to enhance functionality.

Contribute to Plans using TM1 Applications
Explain the different application types and connection modes.
Identify application user roles and workflow states.
Enter data using shortcuts and spreading.
Submit and reject data.
Populate an application with external data by using IBM Cognos Insight.

Analyze and Enter Data in IBM Cognos Insight
Describe the uses of IBM Cognos Insight.
Import data into a workspace.

Explore and Restructure Data
Add calculations and highlight exceptions.
Design a compelling workspace.
Explore Data and Edit Subsets in TM1 Web.
Work with a TM1 cube view on the Web.
Build simple and complex subsets in TM1 Web.

Organize and Distribute Content (Optional)

Workshop (Optional)

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