IBM Planning Analytics (on Cloud) Important Update

An important Planning Analytics update will be applied to all client cloud environments during February and March of 2017. The installation of this update will be done during the week during each customer’s non-business hours and customers will receive advanced notification of the dates and times the update will be performed. IBM will schedule different…

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QlikView: Using Alternate States for Comparative Analysis

Alternate states allow users to make different selections on the same dimension, which can be very useful when performing comparative analysis. In the example below will be comparing sales between two countries, and to go a step further we will also be able to compare sales people with one another to get an idea of…

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Oracle PBCS Monthly Update – December 2016

The Oracle team at eCapital hosted another installment in the Oracle PBCS Monthly Update series on December 14th. As part of this series, our panelists highlighted the newest features within Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS & EPBCS) that Oracle is releasing to the cloud.  For the December 2016 update, eCapital experts reviewed and tested…

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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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IBM Planning Analytics Local is Now Available

IBM Planning Analytics Local V2.0 Effective December 14, 2016, IBM Planning Analytics Local V2.0 (formerly known as IBM Cognos TM1) is now available. This innovative technology offers a single planning and analysis solution that can be deployed locally.Version 2.0 brings an interface for improved speed, agility, and foresight: IBM Planning Analytics Workspace. New Functionality in…

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