Perth Visit ... a travelogue

Posted by Bhagya CV on October 12, 2018

Business trip to Australia…

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Topics: PlanningAnalytics, Business Intelligence, TM1, TM1 How To, Planning Analytics, Planning Analytics Workspace, PA Workspace, PAW and PA, Octane Software Solutions

Innovate with Planning, Analysis & Scorecarding Seminar in Sydney

Posted by Bidesh Pal on September 26, 2018

This Tuesday (25th Sep 2018) Octane Solutions proudly hosted a meeting for Senior Finance, IT Executives and Experts representing various companies and industries. The event was kicked-of by Mr. Amendra Pratap (MD, Octane Solutions) and Mr. Thomas Maddocks (ANZ Software Sales Leader - Commercial, IBM). This was followed by a solution demonstration conducted by Mr. Kevin Jessop (Lead FPM Solution Specialist, IBM) and a panel discussion.

Thank you to all who attended our Executive Breakfast event; We were pleasantly overwhelmed with the response and excitement in the room.

Redefining Planning and Analysis with an infusion of Visual, Cognitive, and Predictive analytics capabilities is now a reality.

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Topics: IBM PA, TM1, PlanningAnalytics, PA, Planning Analytics, Octane Software Solutions, PA and PAW, Business Intelligence, Planning Analytics Workspace, PA 2.0.5, PA Workspace, PAW and PA, Planning Analytics Seminar

Caveat Around Concurrent Data Loads - Part B

Posted by Shyam Ramakrishnan on July 20, 2018

Welcome back, for those who had read Part A of this blog, hope you would have tested Parallel Interaction and benefitted from it. For those who haven’t, you can read it at

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Topics: TI Optimisation, TurboIntegrator, Octane Software Solutions, TM1 Support, TM1 hidden feature, PAW and PA, PAW, IBM PA, TM1 How To, Business Intelligence

Cognos Analytics is now available for download

Posted by Martin Liwosz on May 11, 2018


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Topics: Upgrade, Business Intelligence, Octane Software Solutions

Cognos BI 10.2.x is alive again!!

Posted by Bidesh Pal on April 27, 2018

Most who are still on Cognos Business Intelligence software version 10.2.x would know that the software version was due End of Service this April 2018. It was quite dreading for existing users who had not planned an upgrade to Cognos Analytics (or C11 as it is called within IBM) just yet as it wasn’t really a straight forward version upgrade but a complete overhaul in the way you would interact with Cognos BI; more intuitive, user friendly and insightful but requires a bit of learning and a little more unlearning. 

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Topics: Cognos 10.2.x, PlanningAnalytics, TM1 Support, Business Intelligence

Little known TM1 Feature - Ad hoc Consolidations

Posted by Srinivas STP on April 12, 2018

In this blog, let me explain you about one of the hidden/unused feature from IBM Cognos TM1.

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Topics: TM1 on cloud, TM1 hidden feature, Business Intelligence, TM1 Training, TM1, PlanningAnalytics, Technical, Insider, How to, TM1 How To

Code deployments without downtime / restarts

Posted by Sasidaran MR on March 22, 2018

One of the major challenges of promoting code to successive instances is packaging the code for promotion and finding a slot for downtime. Not to mention the sequence of steps required to carry out the procedures and to communicate to one and all about the impending downtime. Adding to this difficulty is finding downtime when users are accessing the application from across the globe.So irrespective of deployment size, either major or minor, the deployment process is never going to be easy. However you can potentially overcome this using one of the TM1 Suite tools.

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Topics: How to, Planning Analytics, Business Intelligence, TM1, Technical

IBM PA Workspace Installation & Benefits for Windows 2016

Posted by Srinivas STP on February 27, 2018

In this weeks blog, our team make it our duty to shine some light on right tool your company can choose to meet your business needs. We will cover the much discussed benefits of installing and using IBM's Planning Analytics workspace on Windows 2016.

    1. What is PA and PAW
    2. PAW and Windows 2016
    3. Benefits on PAW on Windows 2016


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Topics: Accounting, Finance, Upgrade, TM1 Training, TM1, Aritificial Intelligence, PlanningAnalytics, Business Intelligence, Technical, Planning Analytics, PA, IBM PA, Planning Analytics Workspace, IBM Microsoft Windows Compatibility, PA and PAW, PAW, PA Workspace, PAW and PA

A TM1 Guide on How To for Dummies

Posted by Ismail Syed on February 24, 2018

  1. How to Create Dynamic Parameters for TM1
  2. How to Build a Scorecard using TM1 Architect
  3. How to Enhance TM1 Security on a 'Need to Know' Basis
  4. How to Use Stargate Views for TM1 Cube Viewer


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Topics: TM1 How To, How to, TM1, TM1 Training, Accounting, Finance, Business Intelligence

Impacts to Accounting & Finance by Artificial Intelligence Automation

Posted by Martin Liwosz on January 15, 2018

As business implements more and more technology to streamline their operations the benefits of saving time, minimising costs, increasing productivity and better accuracy are starting to be realised. This means this is hardly a trend that will fade anytime soon. If you or your business are not 'there yet' it’s better to catch up now rather than being left behind with the rest of the competition.

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Topics: Business Intelligence, Aritificial Intelligence, AI, Finance, Accounting