Persistent Feeders in TM1 – Speed-Up Model Restarts

Persistent Feeders can dramatically decrease the time required to restart a TM1 model. Here is an explanation of what Persistent Feeders are and instructions on how to implement them in your TM1 model.

Days in Month – How to Easily Calculate in a TM1 Rule

Here we explain how to calculate the number of days in each month with a simple, but easy rule, using the DAYNO function and a Next Month attribute.

Over Feeding in TM1 – What is it and How to Avoid it

Overfeeding is where TM1 feeders are targetting more cells than are required. This can lead to excess memory consumption and reduce performance. Here we explain over feeding and how to avoid it.

DType Function in TM1: Syntax and Use

Use, syntax and example of the DType function in TM1 and Planning Analytics. In this post we explain the use of the DType function and give an example of how it can be used to determine the cell type of a cube when loading data via a Turbo Integrator process.

Enabling TM1 Rules via a Control Cube

A simple solution to enabling and disabling rules for different versions (or scenarios) using either an attribute on the Version dimension or a simple cube, intersecting the }Cube and Version dimensions.

MONTH Function in TM1: Syntax and Use

The MONTH function in TM1 allows us to extract the number representing the Month from a date. Here we explain it’s syntax and give an example combining it with the DATE function.

How to Convert a Numeric Date to a String using the DATE Function in TM1

The Date Function in TM1 converts a serial date from a number to a string. For example Date(13947 , 1); will return the string ‘1998-03-09’.

Foreign Exchange in TM1

Foreign Exchange (FX) Calculation in TM1

Simple foreign exchange conversion method for use in TM1. Convert multiple currencies to multiple currencies easily using a simple FX rates cube and lookup of a cost centre or entity.

Errors Connecting to Planning Analytics for Excel/CAFE

Launching CAFE or Planning Analytics for Excel (PAX) can cause errors if the PC is not configured to conform to IBM’s supported environment. Here we run through how to get it all sorted!

How to use Operators in TM1 Rule IF Statements

Explanation and Example of “AND” and “OR” Operators in IF statements in TM1 Rules.

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