Previously in our “What’s New in IBM Cognos 10.2” article, we touched upon the new IBM Cognos OLAP capability known as Dynamic Cubes. In this article, we will discuss what it is, when it is useful, and how to put it into practice.
TM1 version 9 introduced the concept of cell-level security, allowing users to secure individual cells without the need for a complicated matrix of element-level security cubes. Cell-level security can quickly become cumbersome, as each cell within a cube requires its own security setting. This article demonstrates how to use rules and a custom security cube [...]
Many TM1 users have cubes with rules associated with historical data or completed plan versions and are needlessly recalculating their data on a continuous basis. This creates an unnecessary performance drain, and to make matters worse, what happens when the business rules change? Do you change history? Do you make rules overly complex by adding [...]
The Ironside Group and IBM are hosting a series of complimentary Lunch N’ Learn’s where we will discuss benefits that our customers are experiencing with Integrating Budgeting, Reporting, Consolidation and Forecasting using IBM Business Analytics Solutions.
IBM Cognos Insight In March of 2012, IBM released IBM Cognos Insight to the public, a new approach to providing a solution that addresses data discovery from a personal analytics perspective. Before we go any further, let’s stop and clarify what exactly we’re talking about. This application is NOT to be confused with “IBM Cognos [...]