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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Integrating Oracle EPM with IBM Cognos Command Center

Generally, you would not think to use IBM products when working with Oracle EPM solutions.  There is at least one combination that I would recommend exploring.  Below I will walk through the advantages of using the IBM Cognos Command Center to control the processes of your Oracle EPM environment. IBM Cognos Command Center (Overview) IBM…

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Standard Report Template

By Trevor Schulte, IBM Cognos BI Consultant, eCapital Advisors and Mark Whit, IBM Cognos BI Senior Consultant, eCapital Advisors As an IBM Cognos BI Consultant, I am often asked if a company can set up a standard report template. While this, on the surface, seems like a generic and trivial task, it is usually imperative…

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Advanced Row Formatting in IBM Cognos TM1 Active Forms

Author:  Jim Bullis, Sr. Management Consultant, eCapital Advisors Active forms in IBM Cognos TM1 can provide a lot of flexibility in terms of formatting your data. After creating an active form, the formatting of the rows is handled in the Format Range of the worksheet. To expose the Format Range you can click the Show…

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When to Deploy an Active Report

By Trevor Schulte, IBM Cognos BI Consultant, eCapital Advisors With Cognos 10, IBM released a new report type called Active Reports.  The Active Report is an archived HTML (.MHT) file that can empower users in data exploration and analytics.  The reports are similar to PDF files as they are static files with self-serving data.  However,…

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