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IBM Cognos TM1

The IBM Cognos TM1 - Administer the Technical Environment training course combines lecture material and interactive practice in installing and administering the Cognos TM1 environment. The course outlines how the architecture can be customized to fit into various infrastructures. attendees will learn how to install and configure Cognos TM1, monitor system performance, and secure Cognos TM1 applications.

The IBM Cognos TM1 - Analyze and Share Data training course is designed to teach analysts how to use TM1 to analyze data to discover trends and exceptions, create and customize reports and templates, and contribute to plans. Through a series of lectures and hands-on exercises, attendees will learn how to create analyses and enter data in Microsoft Excel and on the Web, create custom views of the data, and build reports and forms in Microsoft Excel that communicate with TM1.

The IBM Cognos TM1 - Create Scorecards training course teaches scorecard developers how to create scorecarding solutions in TM1. Through a series of lectures and hands-on exercises, attendees will learn how to create all of the necessary scorecarding objects such as metrics cubes, diagrams, and maps, deploy the solution to the Web for end-user consumption, and create an engaging dashboard presentation for the solution.

For IBM Cognos TM1 - Administer the Technical Environment

  • Basic knowledge of OLAP and TM1
  • Basic knowledge of networking

For IBM Cognos TM1 - Analyze and Share Data

  • Experience using the Windows operating system and a Web browser
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel

For IBM Cognos TM1 - Create Scorecards

  • Knowledge of the business requirements
  • Experience using the Windows operating system and a Web browser

IBM Cognos TM1 - Administer the Technical Environment workshop is for Administrators.

IBM Cognos TM1 - Analyze and Share Data workshop is for Analysts.

IBM Cognos TM1 - Create Scorecards workshop is for Scorecard Developers.

COURSE AGENDA

IBM Cognos TM1 - Administer the Technical Environment
(Duration : 2 Days)

1

Cognos TM1 Architecture

  • Describe the IBM Cognos performance management (PM) system and Cognos TM1’s role in PM
  • Identify the components of the Cognos TM1 architecture
2

Cognos TM1 Installation and Configuration

  • Install Cognos TM1 components
  • Configure Cognos TM1 components
3

Administer Cognos TM1 Servers with the Cognos TM1 Operations Console

  • Add your Cognos TM1 admin server and Cognos TM1 server to the Cognos TM1 Operations Console
  • Check the health status of the servers
  • Filter the statuses shown
  • Dynamically monitor Cognos TM1 server threads
4

Monitor Server Performance

  • Use Cognos TM1 log files
  • Monitor performance with control cubes
  • Monitor Cognos TM1 server performance in real time
5

Manage the Server

  • Broadcast messages to clients
  • Connect and disconnect users from a Cognos TM1 server
  • Shut down a remote Cognos TM1 server
  • Use the command line utility to execute operations
6

Implement Cognos TM1 Security

  • Identify Cognos TM1 authentication options
  • Create users and groups
  • Assign object security rights to groups
  • Use rules to maintain security rights
7

Maintain Applications

  • Identify migration approaches
  • Document objects in the CognosTM1 application
  • Manage the application metadata
  • Transfer data in Cognos TM1 Performance Modeler
  • Identify backup approaches
  • Create processes to back up data
  • Plan for backup and recovery of CognosTM1 applications
8

Use the IBM Cognos TM1 Package Connector

  • Install the Cognos TM1 package connector
  • Import dimensions and a cube from a Cognos package
9

Customize Business Rules

  • Describe a rule
  • Review automatically generated rules
  • Describe and re-order rule blocks
  • Disable and enable auto-generated rules
  • Review manual rules
10

Replicate and Synchronize Servers

  • Describe the replication process
  • Identify replication relationships
  • Identify possible server configurations
  • Replicate cubes
  • Remove cube replications
  • Synchronize replications
11

Disaster Recovery Plan Template

  • Complete a disaster recovery plan
IBM Cognos TM1 - Analyze and Share Data
(Duration : 3 Days)

1

Examine TM1 Components

  • Review performance management
  • Understand how TM1 enables performance management
  • Identify the TM1 user community
  • Describe the components of TM1
2

Customize Cube Views in IBM Cognos TM1

  • Understand the solution a model represents
  • View cube data from difference perspectives
  • Use aliases to display alternate element names
  • Filter subsets to view only specific elements
  • Differentiate between static and dynamic subsets
  • Add user-defined consolidations in subsets
3

Enter and Spread Data

  • Edit individual cells
  • Store private data in sandboxes
  • Spread data to multiple cells at once
  • Exclude cells from being adjusted
  • Enter data quickly using shortcuts
4

Analyze Data using IBM Cognos Analysis for Microsoft Excel

  • Connect to TM1 from within Microsoft Excel
  • Explore and analyze a TM1 cube
  • Build complex reports showing multiple cubes and views
  • Change data and commit it back to TM1
5

Analyze Data using IBM Cognos TM1 Perspectives

  • Use slices and snapshots to export TM1 data to Microsoft Excel
  • Retrieve and send data to TM1 using TM1 worksheet functions
  • Create reports in Microsoft Excel and PDF formats
6

Create Dynamic Reports with Active Forms

  • Create interactive reports and data input templates using Active Forms
  • Customize Active Forms using TM1 Functions
  • Apply formatting to Active Forms
  • Add Action buttons to enhance functionality
7

Contribute to Plans using TM1 Applications

  • Explain the different application types and connection modes
  • Identify application user roles and workflow states
  • Enter data using shortcuts and spreading
  • Submit and reject data
  • Populate an application with external data by using IBM Cognos Insight
8

Analyze and Enter Data in IBM Cognos Insight

  • Describe the uses of IBM Cognos Insight
  • Import data into a workspace
  • Explore and restructure data
  • Add calculations and highlight exceptions
  • Design a compelling workspace
9

Explore Data and Edit Subsets in TM1 Web

  • Work with a TM1 cube view on the Web
  • Build simple and complex subsets in TM1 Web
10

Organize and Distribute Content

IBM Cognos TM1 - Create Scorecards
(Duration : 1 Day)

1

Introduction to Scorecarding in IBM Cognos TM1

  • Explain the purpose of scorecarding
  • Identify TM1 components and objects used for scorecarding
  • Explain the process of creating a scorecarding solution in TM1
2

Create a Metrics Cube

  • Create a new TM1 server
  • Create dimensions manually or by importing
  • Create and populate a metrics cube
3

Visualize Relationships using Diagrams and Maps

  • Edit an impact diagram
  • Create a strategy map
  • Create a custom diagram
4

Make Scorecards Available

  • Create and deploy a scorecarding application
  • Apply security to a scorecarding application
5

Create Dashboards

  • Create a dashboard layout for a scorecarding application
  • Publish the layout to make it available to users
6

Link Cubes Together

  • Create links to share data between cubes
  • Enable drill-through so users can view detailed data linked in from source cubes

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