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Cognos TM1

IBM Cognos TM1 Education Services

Profisee offers a comprehensive education curriculum dedicated to IBM Cognos TM1. These courses deliver the in-depth, hands-on training your team needs to ensure a successful TM1 strategy—from implementation and administration to wide-spread use.

TM1 Courses


USR001: TM1 End-User Training

 

Course Duration One day; 9AM - 5PM
Prerequisites Basic proficiency with PCs and spreadsheets
Who Should Attend Financial Analysts, Functional Managers and End-Users
Content This one-day course teaches end-users of TM1 applications how to retrieve, view, drill, pivot, and slice information in TM1 cubes. This course introduces TM1 with Microsoft Excel.
Benefits The student learns to effectively use a TM1 application, including basic cube navigation and spreadsheet interaction for reporting and data entry.
Course Tuition $550

USR001 is broken down into five parts. This allows the instructor to pace the class as necessary, making sure that everyone thoroughly understands each concept and functional capability within the product.

Part 1: Course Introduction

  • The objectives and expectations of the class
  • Product overview
  • Product components

Part 2: OLAP Concepts

  • Review of OLAP concepts
  • OLAP, Excel, and TM1 introduction
  • Review of TM1 objects
  • Basic navigation

Part 3: Designing and Building TM1 Dimensions

  • Dimensions defined
  • TM1 subset editor toolbars
  • Dynamic subsets
  • Building dimensions

Part 4: Data Analysis and Design

  • Analysis and design
  • Calculations and integrating TM1 and Excel

Part 5: Excel Integration

  • Basics of building cubes
  • Excel functions


DEV001: TM1 Developer

 

Course Duration Two days; 9AM - 5PM each day
Prerequisites USR001 or demonstrated Excel and TM1 skills
Who Should Attend Power Users and IT Professionals
Content This course teaches the concepts and design principles behind a TM1 application. Students learn how to build dimensions, cubes, rules and effective data integration processes.
Benefits Students will become proficient in basic application design for TM1.
Course Tuition $1100

DEV001 is broken down into six parts. This allows the instructor to pace the class as necessary, making sure that everyone thoroughly understands the concepts of cube design, data analysis and basic rule building.

Part 1: Course Introduction

  • The objectives and expectations of the class
  • Product overview
  • Dynamic subsets

Part 2: OLAP Concepts

  • What is OLAP?
  • OLAP comparisons and TM1 introduction
  • TM1 aspects

Part 3: Designing and Building TM1 Dimensions

  • Techniques
  • Getting started with TI
  • Setting up an ODBC source
  • Chores

Part 4: Data Analysis and Design

  • Analysis and design
  • Designing application structures

Part 5: Designing and Building TM1 Cubes

  • Basics of building cubes
  • Best practices for cube design

Part 6: TM1 Rules

  • Defining TM1 rules
  • Writing a rule
  • Memory utilization, skipcheck and feeders
  • Bypassing rules
  • Rules for specific cube intersections
  • Rules using attributes
  • Rules operators and functions
  • Internal & external rules
  • Trace calculation feature


DEV002: TM1 Advanced Rules

 

Course Duration One day; 9AM - 5PM
Prerequisites DEV001 or demonstrated Excel and TM1 skills
Who Should Attend Power Users and IT Professionals
Content This course covers how to develop complex multi-cube business models using advanced rule techniques.
Benefits Gain the benefits of Profisee's years of design experience with TM1. Create powerful analytic and business modeling calculations within your database and improve the efficiency and maintainability of your TM1 rules.
Course Tuition $550

DEV002 is broken down into six parts. This allows the instructor to pace the class as necessary, making sure that everyone thoroughly understands the concepts of advanced rule techniques.

Part 1: Course Introduction

  • The objectives and expectations of the class
  • Course outline

Part 2: Rules Syntax

  • Rule anatomy
  • Area definition
  • Rule expressions
  • TM1 rule construction
  • Order of evaluation
  • Best practices

Part 3: Memory and Feeders

  • Sparse consolidation and memory
  • Skipcheck and feeders

Part 4: Advanced Rules (the basics)

  • Scenario—setting the stage
  • Intra-dimensional rules
  • Inter-cube rules
  • Intra-cube rules
  • Conditional logic

Part 5: Strings and Balances

  • Scenario and objectives
  • Initial rules
  • String functions
  • Beginning balance
  • Ending balance

Part 6: Virtual Cubes and Allocations

  • Scenario and objectives
  • Virtual cubes
  • Virtual cubes II


DEV003: Turbo Integrator

 

Course Duration One day; 9AM - 5PM
Prerequisites DEV001 or demonstrated Excel and TM1 skills
Who Should Attend Power Users and IT Professionals
Content This course covers how to build infinitely scalable, high performance TM1 applications through effective use of Turbo Integrator.
Benefits Turbo Integrator (TI) provides a wealth of powerful ETL (extraction, transformation and load), data processing and application maintenance functionality. Profisee shows students the practical implementation of TI while avoiding many inherent pitfalls.
Course Tuition $550

DEV003 is broken down into six parts. This allows the instructor to pace the class as necessary, making sure that everyone thoroughly understands the ins and outs of Turbo Integrator.

Part 1: Course Introduction

  • The objectives and expectations of the class
  • Course outline

Part 2: Turbo Integrator Definition

  • Objectives
  • Turbo Integrator defined
  • Process versus calculate
  • Data sources
  • Variables
  • Turbo Integrator code

Part 3: Turbo Integrator User Interface

  • Objectives and scenario
  • Building the dimension
  • Conclusion and summary

Part 4: Writing TI Code

  • Objectives and scenario
  • Develop the process

Part 5: TI Code Continued

  • Objectives and scenario
  • Writing the code
  • Convert to parameters

Part 6: Cube to Cube Allocations

  • Objectives and scenario
  • Begin coding
  

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