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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

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

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: 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

Embracing Complexity: A Speedy Business Performance Management Solution


Applix is a leading business intelligence and performance management vendor for Global 2000 mid-market organizations. For users considering implementing a solution such as Applix TM1, it is vital to consider key TM1 modules and strengths, along with opportunities for improvement.

tm1  Applix released its first TM1 product, followed by five subsequent releases, which aimed at enhancing its capabilities for performance management, Microsoft Excel integration, 64-bit platform support, and complex analysis. The Applix focus is to drive operational performance management by investing heavily in its TM1 product line. Operational BI (OBI) and performance management software provide the necessary shift from the traditional backward-looking view of BI, towards a forward-looking approach. OBI 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

Getting Management to Buy-in on Positioning


Lack of consensus about the marketing message is a common, especially when the message differs between top management and the rest of marketing communications. Adopting a positioning process including executive management approval can be the answer.

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

Three Cs of Successful Positioning: The Competition


Learn how to avoid the most deadly sin of all marketing—using the same position or a similar one as your competitor, and not knowing it.

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

What Are Your Competitors Telling You? A Case Study: SAP's New Advertising Campaign


SAP has a new marketing campaign. What does this mean for competitors, prospective buyers, and business-to-business marketing professionals? This case study explains why it's important to dig deeper when a company of interest to you changes its marketing campaign.

tm1  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 at (1) (425) 688-0104. 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

Positioning Starts With A Message Strategy


In business-to-business (B2B) software marketing, you'll get little debate about the importance of positioning. Yet few B2B software companies do it well, thus failing to set themselves apart from their competitors. There are many reasons for this void, and this column will help fill one big one by describing the business process of creating effective, compelling message strategies for your products or services.

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

TEC’s I&CM Evaluation Center (Slowly but Surely) Gaining Traction - Part II


Part I of this blog series expanded on some of TEC’s earlier articles about companies’ need for better commission and incentives calculations and best sales performance management (SPM) practices. It also introduced the latest entry in TEC’s I@CM (Incentive @ Compensation Management) Evaluation Center, Varicent Software’s flagship product, Varicent SPM [evaluate this product]. Varicent

tm1  for the IBM Cognos TM1 (formerly Applix TM1 ), Microsoft Analysis Services, and Oracle Hyperion Essbase online analytic processing (OLAP) platforms. Finally, the output destination layer presents several options from Microsoft Excel documents and hypertext markup language (HTML) Web pages, via mobile devices, to business intelligence (BI)/online analytical processing (OLAP) cubes, G/L and Payroll systems. Out of the above layers, the Varicent Application Layer encompasses the data storage layer, Varicent Read More

Is There Much More (Pro)Clarity In Microsoft’s BI Strategy Now? - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series presented Microsoft’s official position on its recent notable change in business intelligence (BI) product strategy, whereby the company is breaking apart the business performance management (BPM) family of products. To that end, Microsoft will include the monitoring and analytic functionality within Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007, while seriously

tm1  Institute ,  IBM Cognos TM1  (formerly Applix ),  Infor PM (a combination of former Comshare and other acquired products), CorVu , and SAP Business Objects . Most of these products can be evaluated in depth in TEC ’s Business Performance Management Evaluation Center . Some observers might have seen the writing on the wall at the Microsoft BI Conference in the fall of 2008 , where the showcased deployments of Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server (MOPPS) were often limited to analytics , Read More