Implementation Services Archives – Revelwood Knowledge Center
Implementation Services Archives – Revelwood Knowledge Center

Do you consider yourself an outstanding IBM Planning / TM1 expert? Do you want to start a career where you can thrive on solving complex business problems and delve into what makes businesses tick? Are you looking for your next role to be part of a top-notch, award-winning team? Then you might be the perfect fit for one of our open consultant positions! Or perhaps you know someone that might be? We love referrals. If you’re not familiar with Revelwood, … Read More

In response to customer requests, we’ve been expanding our Customer Care program. The newest option is a Performance Tune-Up. Proper maintenance of your TM1/Planning Analytics environment is the key to overall good health and performance. Think of our team as your “mechanics” for your solution. You take your car to the auto shop for regular tune-ups. Why not do the same for TM1/Planning Analytics? We’ve designed this service to make sure your system is running at its best. It is … Read More

Revelwood’s recent survey of TM1 users uncovered when and why many organizations are planning to migrate from IBM Cognos TM1 to IBM Planning Analytics. The survey, which was conducted in Q4 2017, found that more than one quarter of respondents who are migrating to IBM Planning Analytics are planning on doing so this quarter. Slightly less than 10% of respondents plan to migrate sometime between 3-9 months. Only 13% of all respondents are not migrating to Planning Analytics at all. … Read More

If you are looking for a great example of complex modeling in IBM Cognos TM1, look no further than the case study on New York Blood Center. Imagine having untold numbers of separate models in disparate systems – such as Excel and Access – all built for a single purpose, but that did not talk to each other? How could you answer simple questions about the data, let alone complex questions? That’s the situation that New York Blood Center (NYBC) … Read More

A global publisher in the areas of scientific, technical, medical and scholarly research has turned to IBM Cognos TM1 for a top-down approach to a custom technical planning model. To some, that might seem an odd choice, since TM1 is typically used for bottom-up financial planning and reporting. But the company already used TM1 as its global planning solution, and TM1 would be well-suited to handling the publisher’s complexity and volume of products for which it wanted to plan. The … Read More

By now most TM1 and Cognos Express PM users are aware they need to migrate from TM1 to IBM Planning Analytics. IBM has made significant changes to its Financial Performance Management product line, which includes rebranding TM1 and Cognos Express PM to IBM Planning Analytics. The changes go beyond a name change – TM1 will remain the underlying engine for Planning Analytics, but the overall product is undergoing drastic changes to improve the user and developer experience. Over the past … Read More