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IBM Cognos TM1 - Analyze and Share Data (V10.2)


Course Description


Overview

IBM Cognos TM1: Analyze and Share Data (V10.2) is designed to teach analysts how 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, participants 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. This training was developed using IBM Cognos TM1 10.2 but is applicable to both IBM Cognos TM1 v10.2 and IBM Planning Analytics.  

Audience

This intermediate course is for Analysts.

Prerequisites

You should have:
  • Knowledge of your business requirements
  • Experience using the Windows operating system and a Web browser
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel

Key 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)

Objectives

Please refer to Course Overview for description information.  

Course Duration

3 days
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