Don Cole, Author at Revelwood Knowledge Center
Don Cole, Author at Revelwood Knowledge Center

This blog is intended to continue and build upon the previous blog How to Create IBM Planning Analytics Workspace Content. In this blog, I will provide an overview on building the remaining content (second and third row of visualizations) in the Dashboard below. Dashboards Create or Open a Book Open up Planning Analytics Workspace, create a new Book or open up an existing book. Steps to Create Units by Month Drag and Drop a view from the Revenue Cube onto … Read More


This blog is intended to continue and build upon the previous blog How to Use IBM Planning Analytics Workspace. In this blog, I will provide an overview on building the content for the first row of visualizations in the Dashboard below. Dashboards Create a Book Open up Planning Analytics Workspace and create a new Book. Steps to Create Revenue by Month Drag and Drop a view from the Revenue Cube onto your canvas (we are using Revelwood’s Big Apple demo … Read More


With the release of the IBM Planning Analytics, IBM has included a new reporting tool for TM1. Planning Analytics Workspace provides users with new ways to analyze data, plan and to access content. They can create books (e.g. Monthly Operating Results Book, Board Books, etc.) that allow them to organize and format your analysis along with: Add TM1 views and web sheets to a book. Slice and dice your data to change context, by nesting dimensions and by sorting and … Read More


IBM Cognos Analysis for Microsoft Excel (Café) brings the benefits, power and familiarity of Excel to enable business analysts, financial analysts, line-of-business managers and others to explore and analyze data from a variety of different sources. These sources include IBM Cognos TM1 and IBM Cognos Business Intelligence. With Café, TM1 users can explore and analyze data in a familiar spreadsheet format. They can retain Microsoft Excel functionality and formatting while moving data between Cognos TM1 models and Excel spreadsheets. Café … Read More


As a senior consultant with Revelwood for nearly seven years, I’ve had the opportunity to design and develop a large number of TM1 models for various aspects of budgeting, planning and forecasting. Some client engagements are very straightforward – simply transition the business from spreadsheet-based budgeting to TM1. This gives them greater flexibility and visibility while significantly reducing the amount of time spent on the budgeting process. All good and necessary stuff to properly manage an organization’s finances in today’s … Read More


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