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Planning Analytics 2.0.5 : All you need to know!

Posted by Srinivas STP on July 12, 2018

IBM has recently launched its Planning Analytics version 2.0.5 (on 25th June 2018); this article captures highlights of what’s new, improved and denounced.

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Topics: PlanningAnalytics, TM1, TM1 Training, TM1 How To, Planning Analytics, IBM PA, PA and PAW, TM1 hidden feature, Cognos 10.2.x, TM1 Support, Octane Software Solutions, PA 2.0.5

BLOCKCHAIN – 101 guide to what’s inside

Posted by Akshay Rathi on June 28, 2018

I want to keep this blog very simple so that people who do not know the concept of blockchain can understand it. Target audience – anyone who can read English.

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Topics: How to, Octane Software Solutions, blockchain

Add Number Formats using TI

Posted by Amin Mohammed on June 20, 2018

One of the most neglected and least prioritised activity among the grand scheme of development, in my opinion, is applying correct formats to data, both in cubes as well as standard web reports. In all fairness, if you’re one of my kind (occasionally-fall-into-a-slack type) who often miss out on this detail, then you have arrived at the right place. In my defence, I still feel that given the number of data points that one must apply formatting, it is only natural to miss a few, which then gets picked by business in live environment.

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Topics: PlanningAnalytics, TM1, Planning Analytics, PA and PAW, PAW and PA, Cognos 10.2.x, TM1 Support, Octane Software Solutions, TurboIntegrator, TI Optimisation, Number Formatting

Performance Enhancements using TM1 cached views

Posted by Swetha DC on June 12, 2018

In TM1, if a TM1 Cube has huge of volume of data and rule calculation, there is possibility that TM1 takes longer time to open a cube view, to look at the issue with performance would be TM1 View Caches (Stargate Views).

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Topics: Technical, How to, TM1 How To, Planning Analytics, IBM PA, TM1 hidden feature

Caveat Around Concurrent Data Loads - Part A

Posted by Shyam Ramakrishnan on June 5, 2018

With users unceasingly (almost perennially) demanding higher data upload speed and concurrent transfers, this blog offers insight and considerations one should keep in mind while simultaneously executing a Turbo Integrator (TI) process. It also highlights steps to avoid TI looping and/or thrashing.

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Topics: PlanningAnalytics, IBM PA, PAW and PA, TM1 Support, Octane Software Solutions, TurboIntegrator, TI Optimisation

Day in the life of TI Optimisation – An Epilogue

Posted by Amin Mohammed on May 29, 2018

While working for a particular client project, I was asked to review an existing long running Turbo Integrator (TI) process and find out ways to optimise its processing time, without compromising on the business functionality.

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Topics: TM1, TM1 Training, TM1 How To, Planning Analytics, Cognos 10.2.x, TM1 Support, Octane Software Solutions, TurboIntegrator, TI Optimisation

Sandbox Analysis. Delivered

Posted by Srinivas STP on May 23, 2018

In this blog, would like to introduce you to a new feature called "Compare Sandboxes"; this feature, an extension to Planning Analytics Workspace’s existing capability, shall be available both on Cloud and in Local versions.

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Topics: TM1, Planning Analytics Workspace, PA and PAW, PAW, PA Workspace, TM1 on cloud, TM1 Support, Sandbox Comparison, Sandbox, Scenario Analysis

My latest adventures in Planning Analytics

Posted by Nick McKell on May 14, 2018

The last 3 weeks has been great in that it has showed an avenue that I had yet to explore in Planning Analytics, debugging.

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Topics: TM1, TM1 How To, Planning Analytics

Cognos Analytics 11.0.11.0 is now available for download

Posted by Martin Liwosz on May 11, 2018

 

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Topics: Business Intelligence, Upgrade, Octane Software Solutions

An Octanite abroad

Posted by Martin Liwosz on May 9, 2018

Let me preface this blog by saying that my trip to India was so insightful, culturally rich and filled with great people that it was hands down the work trip of a life time.

 

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Topics: Octane Software Solutions