Budgeting Planning & Forecasting Archives – Page 2 of 11 – Revelwood Knowledge Center
Budgeting Planning & Forecasting Archives – Page 2 of 11 – Revelwood Knowledge Center

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

Fly…Fly; Ring…Ring; Wave…Wave; Bat…Bat In the above examples: Am I talking about a fly that’s buzzing around my head or are we getting on a plane to fly somewhere? Is that the ring from a telephone or a fancy diamond ring? Did someone just wave at you from across the room or are we going surfing on a big wave? Did we just see a bat fly out of a cave or did I pick up my bat and step … Read More

IBM Planning Analytics Tips & Tricks Series This is a guest blog post from Revelwood’s Jay Apwah. Did you know that you can access Planning Analytics Virtual Hierarchies in Cognos Analytics? Prior to Planning Analytics 2.0 (PA) and Cognos Analytics 11.0.6 (CA) the limiting factor in reporting cube design was related to product limitations that existed in CA at the time. In order to use level-based or relative functions in CA, one had to name the levels of the reporting … Read More

IBM Planning Analytics Tips & Tricks Series This is a guest post from Revelwood’s Shane Bethea. Did you know there is a new interface in IBM Planning Analytics? You may have used TM1Top or TM1 Operations Console in the past with TM1 and wondered if something new replaced those tools in Planning Analytics. The answer is yes. The new interface that has been introduced in Planning Analytics called Planning Analytics Administration (PAA). It is accessible to administrators via PA Workspace … Read More

“We need to add this functionality…and this dimension…and that dimension…and sometimes we get asked for this so let’s add something else to capture that…and this one is really important…we can add all of that, right?” I have been involved in several conversations very similar to this one. My answer is always, “Yes, but just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.” Unfortunately, anything I say after “yes” is frequently tuned out at first. Sometimes I wish I could simply say, … 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


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