IBM Cognos and Motio Best Practices Blog

Analyze the Impact of Security Changes in Cognos TM1

Posted by Holly Rice on Fri, May 05, 2017 @ 03:24 PM

When it comes to getting some very common and crucial tasks done in IBM Cognos TM1, we found that there are many quite painful tasks to do. They are so painful, that the thought untangling Christmas tree lights for a living seems much more appealing! One such painful task we are going to focus on today is managing security in TM1. 

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Tags: Cognos TM1, Agni for TM1

Here's Why You Should Attend the IBM Vision Conference

Posted by Holly Rice on Thu, Apr 28, 2016 @ 02:00 PM

It seems like there is a different tech conference every month these days, so sifting through the noise and determining which one is truly beneficial for you and your personal career growth (along with which events will benefit your organization) is a task not to be taken lightly.

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Tags: Cognos TM1, Cognos Analytics, IBM Events & Conferences

Improve How you Analyze Cognos TM1 Memory Usage

Posted by Evan Kice on Thu, Sep 24, 2015 @ 01:07 PM

If you are a TM1 administrator, you are likely aware of the demand for maintaining efficient memory usage in your Cognos TM1 instance. Imagine this scenario: your Cognos TM1 environment is starting to lag. You know there exists out-dated TM1 objects, but aren’t sure if they are worth deleting. So you decide to delete objects that haven’t been used in a set amount of time, that use up the most memory. How do you determine which objects meet your criteria?

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Tags: Cognos TM1, Agni for TM1

The Importance of Good Documentation for Cognos TM1

Posted by Michael Mackie on Thu, Feb 19, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Why are systems like Cognos TM1 so sophisticated yet documentation remains poor? I recently wrote a blog post regarding managing Cognos TM1 with effective documentation and the significant importance it holds. Specifically, managing the complexity of TM1 solutions. In this guest blog post, I will elaborate on the overarching value of systems documentation within your company.

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Tags: Cognos TM1 documentation, Cognos TM1