Introduction to IBM Cognos Planning Analytics

  • Course Overview

    This course provides an understanding of dimensional concepts, how to build a simple TM1 model for budgeting or reporting purposes, creating a planning form, reports and contributing to plans. 

  • Course Duration

    1 day

  • Type of Course


  • Level


  • Who is this suitable for?

    Suitable for anyone who wants to start using TM1 for building models as well as non-developers seeking a basic understanding of TM1. This assumes that you have no prior knowledge of dimensional concepts, TM1 or data modelling. 

  • Course Content

    Demonstration of TM1’s Capabilities (Optional)

    IBM Cognos Architecture

    • IBM Cognos in an Integrated Financial Performance Management Solution
    • IBM Cognos TM1 Architecture

    Relational and Dimensional Concepts

    Building a Simple TM1 Model

    • Building a dimension
    • Working with dimension subsets
    • Working with cubes
    • Rules
    • Introduction to feeders
    • Processes

    Building Reports and Budget Forms

    • Navigating around Perspectives
    • Sandboxes (what-if analysis / scenario modelling)
    • Bursting Reports in TM1

    Further Resources / Additional Reading