IBM Cognos TM1: Design and Develop in Performance Modeller

IBM Cognos TM1 Training Course

Unit 63 – IBM Cognos TM1:
Design and Develop in Performance Modeller (V10.2)

Length: 5 Days
Delivery: Classroom Based
Price: £2,475 plus VAT

IBM Cognos TM1 Training Course: Design and Develop Models in Performance Modeller (V10.2) is an intermediate instructor-led course. This offering will teach modellers how to build a complete model in TM1 mainly using the Performance Modeller tool. Through a series of lectures and hands-on exercises, students will learn how to create and customise dimensions and cubes, import and link data, and build and maintain applications.

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Who is this course for?

This intermediate course is for modellers.


You should have:

  • Basic knowledge of OLAP and TM1
  • Significant experience with Excel spreadsheets (functions, macros, etc.)
  • Understanding of the metrics and drivers of your business
  • review financial performance management
  • identify the TM1 position in a performance management system
  • describe the IBM Cognos TM1 components and architecture
  • explore IBM Cognos TM1 applications
  • explore the IBM Cognos TM1 environment
  • manage and organize a model
  • review cubes, dimensions, and elements
  • create dimensions manually
  • import dimensions
  • edit dimensions
  • create dimension calculations
  • use Guided Import to create a dimension
  • construct a new cube
  • discuss cube properties
  • edit a cube structure
  • review and use a pick list
  • create cube calculations
  • identify data sources
  • create processes to load data
  • create a process to delete data in a cube
  • create processes to update and maintain the model
  • discuss and list types of links
  • create and modify links
  • review rule- and process-based links
  • discuss the model development process
  • complete objects for the model
  • review tools to aid in model development
  • explain the application types
  • access an IBM Cognos TM1 application
  • create a new application
  • set the available clients
  • apply security in the application
  • activate and de-activate an application
  • create dynamic subsets
  • use dimension functions
  • implement business logic
  • improve cube performance
  • use TM1 utilities
  • discuss currency challenges
  • review control cubes
  • create rules for currency conversion
  • use TM1 techniques to reduce maintenance
  • describe IBM Cognos TM1 Architect
  • record MDX queries
  • customise drill-through paths
  • discuss time considerations
  • use discrete time dimensions
  • implement a continuous time dimension model
  • Contribute to Planning Applications
  • Integrate with IBM Cognos BI
  • Administer IBM Cognos Insight
  • Additional Workshop
  • Optimise and Tune Models
  • Identify Common Data Structures
  • Customise Business Rules

Optimize Rule Performance (Optional)