Tech Tips Archives – Revelwood Knowledge Center
Tech Tips Archives – Revelwood Knowledge Center

IBM Planning Analytics Tips & Tricks Series This is a guest post from Revelwood’s Shane Bethea. Did you know that there is a new way to edit object settings in IBM Planning Analytics Workspace (PAW)? The Settings editor is new for PAW and gives the system administrator a clear, easy to use interface to modify attributes, security, and properties for objects such as cubes, dimensions, processes, and chores (where applicable). In the background, the Settings editor is still modifying entries … Read More


IBM Planning Analytics Tips & Tricks Series This is a guest post from Revelwood’s Shane Bethea. Did you know that you can quickly and easily create a new time dimension in the Planning Analytics Workspace (PAW) Dimension editor? The following steps will automatically create a time dimension with a standard hierarchy and pre-populated set of attributes in a matter of seconds. To create your time dimension using the PAW Dimension editor, simply right click Dimensions in the left hand navigation … Read More


IBM Planning Analytics Tips & Tricks Series This is a guest post from Revelwood’s Nina Gordy Did you know there are several benefits to using hierarchies in IBM Planning Analytics? Hierarchies are one of the additional features available in Planning Analytics. The main benefit of hierarchies is that they enable users to see alternative data rollups in the same view. There are several reasons to take advantage of this new approach to interacting with your data. Hierarchies can improve query … Read More


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


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