Cognos Analytics 11 Custom Report Template

In Cognos Analytics 11, report administrators have the ability to implement company wide templates for developers to start with.  These can be highly custom templates so that end users have less formatting to do before the report is ready for production.  Below is a brief, best practice on implementing a template for a corporate enterprise…

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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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QualityStage Standardization Testing

QualityStage is standardization process for addresses can be very useful when creating a highly cleansed data mart.  The “out of the box” the standardization process is fairly accurate, however there will be some data that needs additional help.  Here is the process for testing your addresses through the standard QualityStage standardization process. Assumption: the standard…

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Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC)

Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) has arrived!! So what is OAC you ask? OAC is a new Platform as a Service (PaaS) that offers a suite of cloud products, including Essbase, Data Visualization (DV) and BI Cloud Service (BICS). What this means is that you can go from data, to Essbase to rich visualizations in a…

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