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A Deep Dive into SANDBOXES

There is often a need to plan multiple scenario’s before feeling comfortable with of the numbers you are submitting.

The Sandbox feature allows you to create your own personal workspace where you can plan different scenarios (changes to the base data) before making those changes public to other users.


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Cubewise Opens First Branch In Germany

Cubewise opened a branch in Munich this month, consolidating its role as IBM Germany’s leading Platinum Partner. Markus Fynmore also joins Cubewise Germany as Practice Manager at the new Branch in Munich. Germany, with its large TM1 community, is an important market for Cubewise. For years, the Australian consulting and service provider has been active in Germany through its headquarters in Switzerland. Now, with its new branch in Munich, Cubewise has strengthened its presence in the German market even further.


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An introduction to creating subsets with bedrock

This is a quick tutorial in how to create subsets with the bedrock 4 library. It covers ...
- including descendants of a consolidation
- filtering elements by level
- filtering elements via attribute value
- excluding elements via list or wildcard
- modifying an existing subset


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List and Wildcard Functionality in bedrock

The latest version of the bedrock library consistently includes support for lists and wildcard string matches whenever defining objects or elements. This article explains step-by-step how lists and wildcards work and how to put them to use.


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Changes in functions of rules and TIs from TM1 10.2 to PA  

IBM support on TM1 version 10.2.2 will be discontinued from 30th September 2019. Awareness around the decisions for the interface, additional available functionality and what to consider for the installation and configuration have already been covered. The decisions can be found in the decision tree in the blog post Upgrade TM1 to Planning Analytics.  

With the move from TM1 10.2.2 to PA 2.0.6 (TM1 Server 11.4) there are a few functions used in rules that will not be available in the upgraded software.


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A Detailed Look at Planning Analytics Workspace

IBM Planning Analytics Workspace (PAW) is a web-based interface for IBM Cognos TM1. It brings new exciting possibilities in terms of visualization of your TM1 data. IBM succeeded in expanding the TM1 interface options with a user-friendly and attractive experience aimed at a wide user community.


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An unintended benefit of hierarchies

When an alternate hierarchy is added to a dimension in TM1 for the first time a Leaves hierarchy is also automatically created in the background. The Leaves hierarchy has some special properties which can result in benefits to your TM1 system which you may not have previously considered.


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How to work with hierarchies in rules

The power of what hierarchies allow us to do in terms of cube design are simply awesome, but this does some at a cost of additional complexity in terms of managing rules due to increased risk of ambiguous name conflicts. This article clarifies the syntax needed to address hierarchies with detailed examples, as well as discussing use cases and pitfalls.


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Changes to subsets control dimensions in PA 2.0.6

The most recent version of Planning Analytics 2.0.6 which incorporates TM1 server version 11.4 contains a number of fixes. One of these fixes introduces a potentially breaking change to custom code if your application has any processes or cubes already making use of the new }Subsets_ control dimensions. 


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