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Amin Mohammed

Amin Mohammed
Amin is a certified IBM Cognos TM1 solutions expert with over 7 years of experience in Solution Design and Professional Consulting services in a financial services industry across multiple domains. He has a proven track record of successfully leading multiple and timely delivery of onshore as well as offshore engagements in fast paced and highly complex business models, using IBM Cognos Stack.

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Changing password in multiple TM1 instances

[fa icon='calendar'] April 28, 2020 / by Amin Mohammed posted in TM1, TM1 Training, TM1 Support

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I recently came across a problem statement at a client site and thought it would make good content to share for my blog article so without further ado here it goes...

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Adding images in PAW

[fa icon='calendar'] April 21, 2020 / by Amin Mohammed posted in IBM Planing Analytics

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In this article I would like to share a very useful tip on how we can use different methods to adding images in Planning Analytics Workspace; one that is very well known, one that is lesser-known and one that is relatively unknown. I intend to touch base on the first two methods while focusing more on the latter one. 

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Adding customizations to Planning Analytics Workspace

[fa icon='calendar'] November 8, 2019 / by Amin Mohammed posted in PA and PAW, PA Workspace, IBM Planing Analytics

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IBM, in Planning Analytics Workspace’s 2.0.45 release however has addressed some limitations by extending the flexibility to users to upload the fonts and color themes of their choice in Workspace and apply it in their visualisations.

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Pax-PMHub-less

[fa icon='calendar'] September 2, 2019 / by Amin Mohammed posted in TM1, BI, BI Software, PAX, PMHub

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PM Hub – Why go Hub-less?

As a part of Planning Analytics for Excel version 2.0.42 release on 13th May 2019, the PAX has gone PMHub-less, meaning it no longer requires Performance Management Hub, also known as PMHub. So what does that mean for you? But before that let’s first understand what roles does PMHub play in IBM Planning Analytics architecture framework.

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Planning Analytics Workspace Local Distributed

[fa icon='calendar'] August 30, 2019 / by Amin Mohammed posted in Planning Analytics Workspace, PAW, BI, BI Software, Business Intelligence Applications

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PAW Local Distributed is an upgrade to Planning Analytics Local Workspace that can be deployed in a container orchestration engine using either Docker Swarm by Docker or Kubernetes - an open source by Google, for high availability, fail-over, scalability, and fault tolerance in multiple application servers or virtual or even cloud machines.

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Views integration in PAX and PAW

[fa icon='calendar'] August 29, 2019 / by Amin Mohammed posted in How to, Planning Analytics Workspace, PAW, PAX, PAX and PAW

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In the latest version of PAX (2.0.44) as well as PAW (2.0.44), IBM has added a new capability to allow the views to be shared between PAW and PAX using Planning Analytics Workspace Content Store.

 

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Setting the Excel calculation mode default to Manual

[fa icon='calendar'] March 27, 2019 / by Amin Mohammed posted in PlanningAnalytics, TM1, TM1 How To, Planning Analytics, IBM PA, Planning Analytics Workspace, PA and PAW, PA Workspace

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Unravelling TM1: Lesser Known Facets – Part C

[fa icon='calendar'] November 5, 2018 / by Amin Mohammed posted in TM1 How To, Planning Analytics, IBM PA, PA and PAW, PAW and PA, TM1 hidden feature, TM1 Support, Octane Software Solutions, TurboIntegrator, Number Formatting, PA 2.0.5

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Thank you if you have come back for more! Hope our last blogs of this series Unravelling TM1 : Lesser Known Facets – Part A & Part B were meaningful. In this part we will unearth & explore few more of these lesser known gems.

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Add Number Formats using TI

[fa icon='calendar'] June 20, 2018 / by Amin Mohammed posted in PlanningAnalytics, TM1, Planning Analytics, PA and PAW, PAW and PA, Cognos 10.2.x, TM1 Support, Octane Software Solutions, TurboIntegrator, TI Optimisation, Number Formatting

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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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Day in the life of TI Optimisation – An Epilogue

[fa icon='calendar'] May 29, 2018 / by Amin Mohammed posted in TM1, TM1 Training, TM1 How To, Planning Analytics, Cognos 10.2.x, TM1 Support, Octane Software Solutions, TurboIntegrator, TI Optimisation

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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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