Implementing TM1 Email Notifications in a Day

by Todd Galuska, eCapital Advisors One request I often get from clients is to have email notifications for TI Processes so administrators are notified when an error occurs. With the introduction of PowerShell, email notifications can be completed with a minimal amount of time and effort. To setup email notifications on your TI Processes you…

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PBCS Simplified Dimension Editor

The Simplified dimension editor is a new PBCS feature highlighted in the May monthly update. This is an update to the classic dimension editor, and we could see this fully replace it in the future. The Simplified dimension editor displays dimensions, members, and the member properties in a grid format within the web. This format…

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The End of the Time Scale Debate

By Brady Marr Senior Director, TM1 Practice eCapital Advisors For as long as I have been working in cube-based (OLAP) software, there has been a long running debate about whether to build your cube with a single continuous time dimension, or rather to separate into a Month dimension and a Year dimension. To describe the…

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Planning Form Design Consideration: Dense and Sparse in rows

We all know that traditional BSO-based Hyperion planning forms have the best performance when you can keep your sparse dimensions in the Page and Point of View, and use dense dimensions in rows and columns.  Particularly if you're using relationship functions in the row or column expansion, such as Descendants or Children.   But there may be times…

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Event Recap- Analytics Impact Day

Last week, eCapital had the pleasure of hosting Analytics Impact Day in Chicago, IL and Minneapolis, MN. The eCapital and IBM Product Management team provided an in-depth look into recently announced  product updates, new releases and product roadmaps. eCapital customers, Dennis Anderson (PSI) and Cindy Walsh (Allen Edmonds), shared their experiences on how they partnered with eCapital…

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