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IBM Planning Analytics March Newsletter

By Scott WHITEHEAD posted Thu March 18, 2021 09:48 AM


Dispelling the Myths: IBM's ongoing investment in IBM Planning Analytics, powered by IBM TM1.

Planning Analytics for Workspace on Cloud Release 62 is now available. 

Planning Analytics Spreadsheet Services Release 62 is now available for download on Fix Central.

Also Planning Analytics for Microsoft Excel Release 62 is now available for download on Fix Central.


Webinar:  Plan for Business Resilience hosted by IBM. Strategies and goals are regularly challenged by operational disruptions. Hear from industry leaders, IBM clients and subject matter experts who will share their insights on dealing with disruption from the perspectives of financial planning and analysis, business continuity management, workforce planning, and supply chain planning and optimization.  Mar 17

Webinar: Join our Offering Management team in our monthly "Ask Me Anything" session, designed to answer your Planning Analytics questions, from product roadmap to upgrades.  April 8

Want to explore Cognos Analytics/Planning Analytics integration ?  Join our IBM team for this episode of  Cognos Explore to find out more. Mar 18
Cloud Corner
A new feature available in Planning Analytics Workspace on Cloud Release 62  is the ability to delete a TM1 database.  The ability to  create a TM1 database appeared in Release 61.
Tech Corner

Effective forecasting with Planning Analytics and beyond. IBM's Nigel Sutton Technical Sales walks you through different approaches to accurate forecasting

LPA discusses the importance and advantages of getting your data out of Excel and into an efficient planning tool like Planning Analytics.

Changes to hierarchy security in the TM1 Server has arrived with the Release of Planning Analytics  Hierarchies can now be secured independent of the parent dimension. It's important that you review the details and content to understand how this may affect you.

Chores are a great way to automate the execution of Turbo Integrator (TI) processes in Planning Analytics. Newcomp Analytics
shows how to create  a Chore Information cube where you can also get visibility into their details once Chores are created.

Compound DBRW formulas are not supported in TM1 Web.  See why these should be avoided.
On-premises Corner

Since February, with Chrome, the default behavior with third-party cookies has changed. This article may help you troubleshoot TM1Web / Planning Analytics Spreadsheet service "SameSite" cookie handling issues.

IBM Cognos Controller 10.4.1 IF8 is now available for download from Fix Central.  Review the prerequisites and installation instructions here.

If some icons do not appear in Planning Analytics for Excel cube viewer or subset editor, this article may help to resolve this issue.

Uncover the truth hidden in your data with the Cognos Analytics free trial. And if you want to get some hands on experience with Planning Analytics, access the Planning Analytics free trial.  These trials are 30-days and free with no download required.
Recommended Videos

From Intito, see how to implement a Schedule Optimizer using IBM Planning Analytics and the CPLEX optimizer.

This video from Octane Software Solutions describes the benefits and demonstrates how you can search for elements in Planning Analytics TM1 using Notepad++.


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