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Planning Analytics Newsletter - February 2020

By Robert VAUTOUR posted Fri February 14, 2020 01:23 PM

Product News

See what's new with Planning Analytics Workspace update 48.

You can now use "Design Mode" to preserve or clear DBRW formulas when you are copying and pasting values into cells with Planning Analytics for Microsoft Excel update 50.

Explore the IBM Data & AI ideas portal where you can request enhancements and vote on existing ones. Also, under "Additional Information" section you will find Planning Analytics roadmap.

Operations Console is no longer supported as of Planning Analytics 2.0.9. See the full list of deprecation notices.

Upcoming Events

Hands-on Workshop to discover how IBM Planning Analytics can improve your collaborative planning, budgeting and forecasting across the entire organisation, as well as data visualization and self-service reporting.
Feb 27 in Glasgow.
Mar 17 in Birmingham.

IBM Think 2020 is just around the corner. Super saver rates end Feb 14. Register today!
May 4-7 in San Francisco.

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Webinar: Secrets to success: linking financial and operational plans for stronger results with Ventana and Offering Manager. Feb 19.

Webinar: IBM Planning Analytics Testing Methodology - how to do testing after an upgrade. Feb 25.
Upcoming Events

Webinar: Improving Business Foresight & Performance, including a demo of the most recent release of IBM Planning Analytics with TechD.
Mar 12.

Webinar: Ask Me Anything about IBM Planning Analytics hosted by Offering Management.
Feb 13 and Mar 12.
Tech Corner

How to control processes and chores in time and prevent overlap by eCapital.

If you notice high utilization in CPU when editing cells in custom report, this tech note may help.

Find below TM1 versions associated with Planning Analytics.
PA 2.0.9=TM1 11.7.x
PA 2.0.8=TM1 11.6.x
PA 2.0.7=TM1 11.5.x
PA 2.0.6=TM1 11.4.x
See how to determine the version of TM1 installed.

Read more about MTFeedersa new parameter which applies multi-threaded query parallelization techniques to some processes, to see if it can benefit you.
Cloud Corner

Upgrade to the latest Planning Analytics version 2.0.9 by opening a support case.

Planning Analytics on Cloud are now distributing Welcome Kits via Box@IBM.

The IBM Planning Analytics SOC1 report for 2019 is now available. Open a support case to request your copy.
On-premises Corner

How to change the Docker image installation directory for IBM Planning Analytics Workspace.

View a list of the various services used in Planning Analytics Workspace with a brief description and associated logs.

How to uninstall IBM Planning Analytics Workspace in preparation for a fresh install.

Interested in upgrading or migrating to Cloud and don't know where to start? Read this blog for more information or email us at

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