What to expect when you Upgrade from Cognos 10 to Cognos Analytics (v11 R4)

Cognos Analytics v11 delivers ease of use for the business without compromising IT functionality. Redefined consumption experience for any device Accelerated business modeling and performance Redefined report authoring and analysis Completely re-designed end user experience! Dramatically increase productivity for departmental and enterprise reporting.           Portal - Welcome Screen Coach Marks to…

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TM1 Customers: SSL Certs will expire on Nov. 24, 2016

UPDATE! IBM has released an Interim Fix to address the SSL issue in existing implementation of TM1. https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21991653 Please let us know if you would like help navigating this fix for your TM1 environment. URGENT Message to all on premises Cognos TM1 and Cognos Express Customers: You must refresh your SSL Certificate or your TM1…

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Hyperion LCM Migration Options

New to 11.1.2.2 (103 Patch), and a replacement for some of the previous options in 11.1.2.1 and older, there are options for LCM migrations.  These options, while documented in the LCM Guide from Oracle, are often overlooked.  However, not setting these options can have significant impact to your migration processes, often without you even knowing. To…

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TM1 – Working Smarter and Embracing Excel

Many of our competitors in the FOPM space have stated that their software will “kill” Microsoft Excel. My question is, why do they want to? Excel has its flaws (I will get to those in a moment), but no it also offers the flexibility to calculate almost any equations that you can think up, the…

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