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Setting the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) in Cognos

Posted on Mar 2, 2017 by John

There are a few settings in Cognos BI that can dramatically improve performance in Cognos BI when using TM1 as a data source. The first of these is to stop…

Tuning Cognos BI and TM1 for Maximum Performance

Posted on Mar 2, 2017 by John

Cognos Business Intelligence and TM1 now work well together, however performance can be dramatically improved by changing the out of the box settings. These tuning changes are not difficult and…

Forcing Cognos BI to Use Native TM1 Engine

Posted on Feb 24, 2017 by John

There are a few settings in Cognos BI that can dramatically improve performance in Cognos BI when using TM1 as a data source. The first of these is to stop…

Order to Restart Cognos and TM1 Servers

Posted on Feb 23, 2017 by John

What order do I use to restart Cognos BI and TM1 servers in a distributed environment? We are currently doing a project where there is a TM1 server, two Cognos…

Integrating TM1 with Cognos Workspace

Posted on Feb 16, 2017 by John

One of the really cool features of the integration between TM1 and Cognos is the ability to import views of Perspectives worksheets from TM1 into Cognos BI where they can…

Add a TM1 cube to BI in Planning Analytics

Posted on Apr 21, 2015 by John

This is quite easy. Just go to Planning Analytics Manager (http://servername:19300/cognos_express/manager/), click on Data, Select the Data Source Type as TM1, then enter the name you want to call it…

Using TM1 Aliases in Cognos BI

Posted on Apr 21, 2015 by John

Often we build a TM1 dimension using codes or ID’s from another system.  For example Product ID’s or Customer Codes.  These are not particularly usable to most people, so we…

Setting Up Level Names in TM1 for use in Cognos BI

Posted on Apr 21, 2015 by John

I am in the middle of setting TM1 up for use with Cognos BI.  One of the things I like in BI is being able to present levels with business…

How to import MSAS Cubes in Planning Analytics 10.2.1

Posted on Nov 12, 2013 by vangelisK

One of the new features with IBM Planning Analytics (CX) 10.2.1 is that it supports Microsoft Analysis Services (MSAS) cubes. So we are going to demonstrate how you can import…

How to import RAVE visualisations from Analytics Zone

Posted on Nov 5, 2013 by vangelisK

For those who don’t know, The new visualization engine (RAVE) underpinning most of the IBM business analytics products is capable of some stunning visualisations. There is a gallery of sample…

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