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Insights into Business Analytics: Is AI the Way Forward?

[fa icon='calendar'] April 1, 2019 / by Amendra Pratap posted in PlanningAnalytics, TM1, TM1 How To, Planning Analytics, IBM PA, Planning Analytics Workspace, PA and PAW, PA Workspace

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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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Still on TM1 10.2.X? – Urgent fix is a must

[fa icon='calendar'] February 4, 2019 / by Srinivas STP posted in PlanningAnalytics, TM1, TM1 How To, Planning Analytics, IBM PA, Planning Analytics Workspace, PA and PAW, PA Workspace

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You heard it right – Is your organisation still on TM1 10.2.X and haven’t upgraded to PA?

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Perth Visit ... a travelogue

[fa icon='calendar'] October 12, 2018 / by Bhagya CV posted in Business Intelligence, PlanningAnalytics, TM1, TM1 How To, Planning Analytics, Planning Analytics Workspace, PA Workspace, PAW and PA, Octane Software Solutions

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Business trip to Australia…

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Innovate with Planning, Analysis & Scorecarding Seminar in Sydney

[fa icon='calendar'] September 26, 2018 / by Bidesh Pal posted in Business Intelligence, PlanningAnalytics, TM1, Planning Analytics, PA, IBM PA, Planning Analytics Workspace, PA and PAW, PA Workspace, PAW and PA, Octane Software Solutions, PA 2.0.5, Planning Analytics Seminar

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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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Planning Analytics 2.0.5 : All you need to know!

[fa icon='calendar'] July 12, 2018 / by Srinivas STP posted in 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

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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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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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Caveat Around Concurrent Data Loads - Part A

[fa icon='calendar'] June 5, 2018 / by Shyam Ramakrishnan posted in PlanningAnalytics, IBM PA, PAW and PA, TM1 Support, Octane Software Solutions, TurboIntegrator, TI Optimisation

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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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Cognos BI 10.2.x is alive again!!

[fa icon='calendar'] April 27, 2018 / by Bidesh Pal posted in Business Intelligence, PlanningAnalytics, Cognos 10.2.x, TM1 Support

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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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Little known TM1 Feature - Ad hoc Consolidations

[fa icon='calendar'] April 12, 2018 / by Srinivas STP posted in Insider, Technical, Business Intelligence, PlanningAnalytics, TM1, TM1 Training, How to, TM1 How To, TM1 on cloud, TM1 hidden feature

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

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