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IBM Cognos TM1


The IBM Cognos TM1 product is a multidimensional solution for budgeting, planning, forecasting, consolidations, reporting, and analytics. TM1 allows organizations to continuously monitor and manage overall business performance. It integrates with Microsoft Excel, and enables users to perform agile, self-service analysis of large, highly complex, and rapidly changing data sets with real-time response. IBM Cognos TM1 Web is a Web-enabled front end that provides read, write, and what-if modeling capabilities. IBM Cognos TM1 Executive Viewer is an easy-to-use self-service reporting and analytics tool.

tm1  Cognos TM1 The IBM Cognos TM1 product is a multidimensional solution for budgeting, planning, forecasting, consolidations, reporting, and analytics. TM1 allows organizations to continuously monitor and manage overall business performance. It integrates with Microsoft Excel, and enables users to perform agile, self-service analysis of large, highly complex, and rapidly changing data sets with real-time response. IBM Cognos TM1 Web is a Web-enabled front end that provides read, write, and what-if Read More

Business Analytics for Manufacturing: Four Ways to Increase Efficiency and Performance


Find out how IBM Business Analytics software (Cognos, SPSS, TM1, etc.) is helping gain visibility into revenue and profitability performance, control costs, and manage complex supply chains.

tm1  Analytics software (Cognos, SPSS, TM1, etc.) is helping gain visibility into revenue and profitability performance, control costs, and manage complex supply chains. Read More

Case Study: Pelephone


Pelephone, Israel’s first mobile provider, found its system for tracking and responding to customers was unable to analyze data at usual levels once the company’s subscriber base grew to over one million. To stay ahead of the competition, Pelephone needed a solution to help maintain speedy response time. With Cognos TM1, the mobile provider has a single, multifaceted view of each customer. Read more about the benefits.

tm1  response time. With Cognos TM1, the mobile provider has a single, multifaceted view of each customer. Read more about the benefits. Read More

Case Study: IAP Worldwide Services


IAP, a support services provider to the US Department of Defense and other federal customers, had to address the increasing challenges of forecasting and budgeting. Its old financial system required time-intensive data entry and lacked the functionality for detailed resource planning and reporting. Of all business analytics products, IAP found Cognos TM1 offered the speed, agility, and Web-based functionality it needed.

tm1  products, IAP found Cognos TM1 offered the speed, agility, and Web-based functionality it needed. Read More

IBM Cognos TM1: Business Performance Management Competitor Analysis Report


Business performance management (BPM) enables organizations to translate strategies into plans, monitor execution, and provide insight needed to manage and improve financial and operational performance. This knowledge base covers scorecards, dashboards, business activity monitoring, and more.

tm1  Cognos TM1: Business Performance Management Competitor Analysis Report Business performance management (BPM) enables organizations to translate strategies into plans, monitor execution, and provide insight needed to manage and improve financial and operational performance. This knowledge base covers scorecards, dashboards, business activity monitoring, and more. Read More

Positioning Makes Your Marketing Budget Go Further-and Hit the Target


Many business-to-business (B2B) software companies don't have a formal positioning process, and it's costing them time, money, and much more—a marketing message that misses the mark. This article explores the benefits of implementing a business process for positioning.

tm1  companies, including Navision, Applix, TM1 Software, and Timeline. He is a journalist by trade, and has more than fifteen years of executive management experience in the software industry. Lawson can be reached at labinan@attglobal.net or (1) (425) 688-0104 Read More

Using Business Intelligence Infrastructure to Ensure Compliancy with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act


The 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) has affected organizations, their data, and their reporting processes, putting a strain on how their financials are managed. Business intelligence solutions provide answers to these issues, allowing organizations to address SOX compliancy.

tm1  and governance initiatives. Applix TM1 has built-in automated logging of all data changes at the user level to provide ongoing audit trails, with the ability to selectively reverse any of the entries. Workflow is also automated to ensure proper review of reports prior to release. TM1 also has the ability to build ad hoc reports, accurately communicating business changes. Additionally, TM1''s real time dashboards help management interact with and manage the financial and accounting business components, in Read More

Case Study: Blue Mountain Resort


Blue Mountain, Ontario’s largest mountain resort, needed a comprehensive software package to manage budgeting, consolidation, reporting, and forecasting. Its existing system was not automated and couldn’t handle all of the company’s data input. The new system, Cognos TM1, allows real-time adjustments to be made to schedules, budgets, and inventories, resulting in reduced costs. Find out about the other benefits.

tm1  The new system, Cognos TM1, allows real-time adjustments to be made to schedules, budgets, and inventories, resulting in reduced costs. Find out about the other benefits. Read More

Case Study: VITAS Innovative Hospice Care


VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, one of the oldest and largest hospices in the US, relied on spreadsheets to manage all its financial data and perform calculations. This was extremely time-consuming, and eventually VITAS found the multispreadsheet and multiworkbook approach unwieldy and inflexible. Learn how the care provider improved many of its financial performance management processes after implementing Cognos TM1.

tm1  processes after implementing Cognos TM1. Read More

The Three Cs of Successful Positioning Part Two: The Channel


One of the most effective and efficient ways to develop a successful marketing position for B2B software is to begin with the sales channel, especially if you have limited time and resources.

tm1  companies including Navision, Applix, TM1 Software, and Timeline. He can be reached at labinan@attglobal.net . BEGINLYX Read More

The Three Cs of Successful Positioning


There is a method to take you through the positioning process, where success depends on understanding three Cs--your Customer, your Competition, and your Channel. This series of articles will explain how to use them to gather intelligence, challenge assumptions, and test your positioning.

tm1  companies including Navision, Applix, TM1 Software, and Timeline. He can be reached at labinan@attglobal.net . Read More

IBM SPSS-Making the World Smarter with Predictive Analytics


I recently had the opportunity to speak with IBM and take a closer look at the vendor’s SPSS product portfolio, some if its main functions and features, and how it fits within IBM’s overall analytics strategy. Here’s a sneak peek into SPSS and IBM’s analytics strategy. SPSS Part of IBM’s Smarter Planet Initiative In recent years, particularly with the acquisitions of important analytics

tm1  capabilities included in Cognos TM1, necessitating specific assistance from IBM and thus slowing the process of selecting software. Another consideration is the high degree of competition coming from not only other powerhouse software providers such as FICO and SAS, but also innovative offerings with more business user–oriented approaches such as KXEN, which was just acquired by SAP, and open source R–based solutions such as Revolution Analytics. A Final Word As predictive analytics offerings are Read More

The Three Cs of Successful Positioning Part Four: The Customer


What's keeping your customer up at night? Know thy customers—and their problems.

tm1  companies including Navision, Applix, TM1 Software, and Timeline. He can be reached at labinan@attglobal.net . Read More