Log4j Fix for Planning Analytics & Cognos Analytics: All You Need to Know!

As you probably are aware the Log4j vulnerability was exposed last week. IBM have just released a new version of Planning Analytics Workspace and a set of fixes for Cognos Analytics that addresses this vulnerability. Planning Analytics Workspace Versions of Planning Analytics Workspace Impacted by Log4j the Log4j vulnerability impacts versions of Planning Analytics Workspace…

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How do Delete a TM1 Service

How to delete a redundant TM1 service from Windows. Sometimes we need to delete a TM1 service. After changing the name for a TM1 model, for example, we may be left with a Windows Service still existing for the old model. This explains how to remove a redundant TM1 server.

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IBM Planning Analytics Review

Last week on the Infocube website we published a review of IBM Planning Analytics, otherwise known as hosted TM1, or TM1 in the Cloud, or SaaS TM1.  We covered things like: What is Planning Analytics Using Perspectives and Guided Exploration with Planning Analytics Visualisations Uploading Data and Security Why would you use Planning Analytics Inclusion of…

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Email TI Process and Chore Results

Need to email your TM1 Admin upon a TI failure? TM1 models are usually updated from a third party data source. Sometimes those loads fail and TM1 does a great job in recording in its log files what caused the error.  What it doesn’t do out of the box is email the TM1 administrator of the…

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How to Create a New TM1 Server (Model)

Here are the instructions for setting up a new TM1 server (sometimes also known as a TM1 model). This can also be used for taking a copied TM1 model and setting it up on a new physical server.  The steps are: Copy the tm1s.cfg file from an existing model Change the ServerName, PortNumber, LoggingDirectory, and DatabaseDirectory within…

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"C" for Clear or Zero (all child values in a cube)

In TM1, what’s the easy way to zero all the values in a cube, or all the child values of a parent? Easy, open the cube in Architect, navigate to the total you want to clear out and press “C”.You’ll then be asked if you want to perform a ‘Clear’ operation.  Say yes and Zap. Gone.…

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Turbo Integrator Variable Type Quick Change

What a great trick for assigning Variable Types in TI’s – thanks to MafiaMan for this. When setting up Variables in a TI process, you can select the type for all variables in the Variables tab just by dragging your mouse over them and then change the last one to, say “Other”. They will all…

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Interim Fix For TM1 10.2

IBM has just released an interim fix for TM1 10.2 and provides important corrections. According to IBM this fix should be applied to all installations. It includes the following fixes: Number Description PM97736 PM does not respond after opening a view that was migrated in from a Cognos Planning application PM97742 Default sandbox data does…

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How to Create Scorecard Cubes with TM1

In IBM Cognos TM1 10.2, a new scorecard cubes feature has been added. The purpose of scorecard is to enable broader range of staff in an organisation to have a better understanding of its strategies, and the relationships of those strategy goals.  For example, to grow net profit, the organisation may seek ways to reduce…

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