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24 Nov 2015

Crafting an Individual Performance Report: The SPM Journey Part 2

By | November 24th, 2015|Categories: Incentive Compensation Management, Reporting, Sales Performance Management|Tags: , , , , , |

Continuing from where we left off in the last article, I wanted to go more in-depth on which incentive compensation management (ICM) reports you should start with as you begin moving toward a full-scale sales performance management (SPM) strategy. In my experience, ICM implementations include at minimum both a compensation statement containing high-level compensation information [...]

5 Nov 2015

3 Ways to Focus Your ICM Reporting: The SPM Journey Part 1

By | November 5th, 2015|Categories: Advisory, Incentive Compensation Management, Sales Performance Management|Tags: , , , , |

Are your reports an asset or a liability? It's an important question, but it's one that many compensation administrators typically see as secondary as they put on and take off the many hats they wear on a daily basis. It's time we started reevaluating that assumption. Of course, the number one priority with incentive compensation management [...]

5 Jan 2015

Building Best Practice TM1 Cubes for Cognos BI Reporting

By | January 5th, 2015|Categories: Advisory, Business Intelligence, Financial Performance Management|Tags: , , |

TM1 cubes have now become the OLAP solution of choice for many Cognos BI environments. Because of this emerging trend, there are some techniques and tips that TM1 developers should be familiar with when building a cube for Cognos BI reports. Initially, the Cognos BI platform was built around Transformer OLAP cubes. Transformer cubes are [...]

1 Dec 2014

Ironside Tech Tip: Using the Page Structure View to Build/Edit Advanced Reports

By | December 1st, 2014|Categories: Business Intelligence, Report Studio Cookbook, Tech Tip|Tags: , , , , , , |

Difficulty: Easy Required Ingredients: Report Studio report Scenario: You have a highly formatted report in Report Studio and you need a better understanding of how the report is structured. Some of the items in the report maybe hidden and you can’t easily see how things are nested. Luckily, Page Structure view can help with that. […]

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