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IBM Cognos TM1: Design and Develop Models (V10.1)

  • Days: 5 Days

Course Details

Course Details

IBM Cognos TM1: Design and Develop Models (V10.1) is an intermediate 5-day instructor course. This offering will teach modelers how to build a complete model in TM1. Through a series of lectures and hands-on exercises, you will learn how to model, link and deploy TM1 applications.

Course Prerequisites

  • IBM Cognos TM1: Interact with Data (V10.1) (Recommended)
  • Basic knowledge of OLAP and TM1
  • Significant experience with Excel spreadsheets (functions, macros, etc.)
  • Understanding of the metrics and drivers of your business

Course Agenda

Course Agenda

Overview of IBM Cognos TM1

  • Explore IBM Cognos TM1 applications
  • Explore the IBM Cognos TM1 environment
  • Manage and organize a model

Identify Common Data Structures

  • Discuss Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
  • Examine core model design principles
  • Identify the basic tasks required to create a TM1 model and deploy it

Import Data to Create Objects

  • Discuss guided import
  • Import data to create a dimension
  • Import data to create and populate a cube

Create and Customize Dimensions

  • Create dimensions manually
  • Import and edit dimensions
  • Create dimension calculations

Create and Customize Cubes

  • Construct a new cube
  • Discuss cube properties
  • Edit a cube structure

Import Data

  • Create processes to load data
  • Create a process to delete data in a cube
  • Create processes to update and maintain the model

Share Data Across Cubes with Links

  • Discuss and list types of links
  • Create and modify links
  • Review rule and process based links

Customize Business Rules

  • Discuss a rule
  • Review automatically generated rules
  • Discuss and re-order rule blocks

Optimize Rule Performance

  • Discuss consolidations and sparsity
  • Enhance consolidation performance
  • Modify automatically generated statements

Complete the Income Statement Model

  • Discuss the model development process
  • Complete objects for the model
  • Review tools to aid in model development

Create Applications

  • Explain the application types
  • Access an IBM Cognos TM1 application
  • Create a new application

Use Advanced Modeling Techniques

  • Use dimension functions
  • Implement moving balances in a cube

Model Data with IBM Cognos TM1 Architect

  • Define drill-thru
  • Use Rules Tracer

Convert Currencies

  • Discuss currency challenges
  • Model data for currency conversion

Contribute Data to Planning Applications (Optional)

Integrate with IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Optional)

Optimize and Tune Models (Optional)

Define Workflow (Optional)

Please call 312-726-2473 for more information.