Revelwood Knowledge Center – Analytics that impact.
Revelwood Knowledge Center – Analytics that impact.

This is a guest post from Revelwood’s Susan Musselman.  Did you know charts and graphs are an excellent way to illustrate relationships in data and highlight trends in IBM Planning Analytics Workspace? They are visualizations of data that allow end users to quickly analyze a large amount of data. To make the biggest impact, it is important to choose the right chart for the use case of the data. Following is a list of chart types available within Planning Analytics … Read More

Did you know that comments are an important piece of good rule development in IBM Planning Analytics? Comments help to describe your logic and can make it easier to navigate through many lines of code. A special type of comment in Planning Analytics entails the definition of a region. The use of regions allows you to expand and collapse sections of rules in the Planning Analytics rule editor. A region is defined by adding a comment that starts with #Region … Read More

This is a guest post from Revelwood’s Shane Bethea.   Did you know that you can hold (e.g. lock) a data point in a view in IBM Planning Analytics Workspace simply by typing the word ‘hold’ into a cell?  To do this, create a view to do data entry.  The below view has the first 4 months locked, allowing entry into May through December.       Next, enter a value into the consolidated year to spread evenly.  I have … Read More

Did you know that TM1 offers an easy way for you to convert GMT times to local times?  Do you get tired of seeing your message log records in GMT?  Are you frustrated that you have to convert times from GMT to local time?  Does the concept of daylight savings time annoy you?  Well, there’s not much that TM1 can do about that last question, but it does offer a solution to the first two. TM1 contains many of your … Read More

This is a guest post from Revelwood’s Susan Musselman.  Did you know you can easily reset cube logging in TM1? A previous tech tip was written to discuss when to enable and disable logging. As stated in that posting, it is best practice to turn cube logging off while processing turbo integrator processes. Typically, logging is turned off in the Prolog and turned back on in the Epilog. But if an error occurs when the process is run, it never reaches … Read More

Anaplan defines connected planning as “enabling an organization to run virtually any planning process by connecting data, people, and plans in every part of a business.” While the terminology may be new to us at Revelwood, the idea of planning as an enterprise-wide, strategic activity that spans various departments speaks to a core tenant we’ve held for a long time: we speak business first. In fact, we’ve long thought that taking a high-level, strategic view of planning can be a … Read More


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