Lee Lazarow, Author at Revelwood Knowledge Center
Lee Lazarow, Author at Revelwood Knowledge Center

IBM Planning Analytics Tips & Tricks Series Did you know that you can trace the details of a calculation in an IBM Planning Analytics Workspace exploration? The following screen shot shows a simple revenue calculation that uses input values for Units and Unit Price. You can right click on the revenue value and select the option of “trace cell” to see the details of the calculation. The trace will show me the calculated result, the formula, and the values for … Read More


IBM Planning Analytics Tips & Tricks Series Did you know IBM Planning Analytics Workspace (PAW) has new features? Version 2.0.39 of PAW introduced the ability for buttons to run Turbo Integrator processes. When creating a button, you now have the option to set the target to “Run Process”. Once selected, you will have drop down selectors to define the server where the process is located and the name of the process. You can also control the parameters. They can be … Read More


IBM Planning Analytics Tips & Tricks Series Did you know that there are new features in IBM Planning Analytics Workspace (PAW)? We’ll cover these new features in the next few blog posts. Today, we’ll discuss how you can set your data refresh definitions directly from the short cut bar. The “Grid Refresh” option allows you to determine when your data refreshes. This parameter gives you two options:   After each context change: when selected, data will be refreshed anytime the structure … Read More


IBM Planning Analytics Tips & Tricks Series You know that you can easily swap rows and selectors in an IBM Planning Analytics Workspace view, but did you know that you can also easily select the row that will become the selected elements? The following PAW view shows quarterly data for the Total Company. I can drag the Account dimension from the rows and place it on top of the Company dimension. This will swap the columns and will make the … Read More


IBM Planning Analytics Tips & Tricks Series Have you ever been in a situation where you are looking at an IBM Planning Analytics Workspace (PAW) view and quickly want to go back to that view? Did you know that PAW allows you to quickly navigate back to the source with a single click? PAW allows you to easily define the database and cube associated with a cube view by pointing to the top, left corner of the view.   Once … Read More


Did you know that you can easily copy Planning Analytics Workspace (PAW) components across sheets or books? PAW allows you to use a feature called “Collect” that serves as the equivalent of copying. You can collect an item by selecting the item and then choosing the Collect option on the shortcut bar. This option is available for views, visualizations, selectors, images, videos and other items on your PAW sheets. Once collected, Planning Analytics will give you quick access to use … Read More


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