Training offering

IBM Cognos TM1 Master Course (V9.5.1)

Information

Price £2,475 before tax
Length: 5 Days
Course code: Zl1_P6519

Session dates

On request. Please contact us.

Description

Day 1



  • Introduction

    • Course description and introductions





  • Understanding TM1 Object Locking

    • TM1 locking and discussion





  • TM1 Monitoring Tools

    • Monitoring of log files





  • TM1 Caching

    • TM1 caching behavior and design principles





  • Advanced Rules and Feeders

    • Feeders, performance and rules





  • TM1 Server Configurations and Cube Dependencies

    • Settings and performance optimizations





  • CCS - TM1 Backup and Deployment

    • Customer Case Study - Batch file backups and migrations





  • CCS - Time Based Calculations in TM1

    • Customer Case Study - Discuss different methods of time calculations





  • Advanced Turbo Integrator

    • Concurrency and performance via TI




Day 2



  • Active Forms, Actions Buttons and TM1 Web

    • Best practices and optimization





  • TM1 Contributor Planning Applications

    • Installation, Configuration, workflow, performance





  • CCS - TM1 Contributor

    • Customer Case Study - Common requirements and solutions





  • CCS - Reproducing BIF Functionality for Forecasting in TM1 Contributor

    • Customer Case Study - BIF's, methods, rules and cube discussion





  • TM1 Perspectives Best Practices

    • TM1 Perspectives and performance





  • TM1 Sandbox Concepts

    • Controls and benefits




Day 3



  • High User Concurrency Applications with Partitioned Models

    • Understanding partitioning





  • Separate Read/Write Servers using Replication and Synchronization

    • Understanding Rep and Sync





  • TM1 Server Multi-User Testing

    • Implementation Performance testing





  • CCS - Large Scale TM1 Applications

    • Customer Case Study - Large scale planning and data volumes




Day 4



  • Effective Use of BI on TM1

    • Framework Manager, Report Studio and Security





  • TM1 as a C8 Datasource

    • Configuration and replication





  • CCS - IBM Cognos BI with TM1

    • Customer Case Study - Integration points, reports and auditing, workflow





  • IBM Cognos TM1 Package Connector

    • Environments, Components and Benefits





  • TM1 vs Transformer PowerPlay

    • OLAP, key capabilities, user performance





  • IBM Cognos Controller - FAP

    • Financial Analytics Publisher




Day 5



  • Server Sizing Spreadsheet

    • Server sizing outline





  • Enhancement Discussion

    • Round table discussion




Appendix A - CCS - Web Interfaces



  • Demand planning and sales forecasting


Appendix B - CCS - Replication and Synchronization



  • Enterprise Planning solution, reporting and practices


Appendix C - Allocations



  • Comparisons and technique


Appendix D - CCS - Enhancement Discussion



  • Situation, solution and requests

Objectives

Please refer to course overview.

Participants

This course is intended for senior modelers with 18 months or more of IBM Cognos TM1 experience and direct engagement in at least 1 high concurrency TM1 customer application. Furthermore the course is directed at individuals, who must design, develop and implement complex TM1 models, paying special attention to performance, optimization, design practices and functionality. By meeting the prerequisites and attending the Master Course you will have achieved a Black Belt level of training.

Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisites for this course must be followed in order to meet the pace and participation level of the class:



  • Must have IBM Cognos Certifications in both, IBM Cognos TM1 Design and Develop Models (9.5) and IBM Cognos TM1 Analyze Data (9.5).

  • Should have a minimum of 18 months experience with TM1 and be in a senior role.

  • Should have direct design and implementation experience with at least 1 high concurrency TM1 customer application.

  • Should have intermediate knowledge of all TM1 components and architecture, paying special attention to performance, optimization, design practices and functionality with occasional assistance.

  • Should have basic working knowledge of the IBM Cognos suite of products.

Programme

Day 1
1: Introduction
•    Course description and introductions
2: Understanding TM1 Object Locking
•    TM1 locking and discussion
3: TM1 Monitoring Tools
•    Monitoring of log files
4: TM1 Caching
•    TM1 caching behavior and design principles
5: Advanced Rules and Feeders
•    Feeders, performance and rules
6: TM1 Server Configurations and Cube Dependencies
•    Settings and performance optimizations
7: CCS - TM1 Backup and Deployment
•    Customer Case Study - Batch file backups and migrations
8: CCS - Time Based Calculations in TM1
•    Customer Case Study - Discuss different methods of time calculations
9: Advanced Turbo Integrator
•    Concurrency and performance via TI
Day 2
10: Active Forms, Actions Buttons and TM1 Web
•    Best practices and optimization
11: TM1 Contributor Planning Applications
•    Installation, Configuration, workflow, performance
12: CCS - TM1 Contributor
•    Customer Case Study - Common requirements and solutions
13: CCS - Reproducing BIF Functionality for Forecasting in TM1 Contributor
•    Customer Case Study - BIF's, methods, rules and cube discussion
14: TM1 Perspectives Best Practices
•    TM1 Perspectives and performance
15: TM1 Sandbox Concepts
•    Controls and benefits
Day 3
16: High User Concurrency Applications with Partitioned Models
•    Understanding partitioning
17: Separate Read/Write Servers using Replication and Synchronization
•    Understanding Rep and Sync
18: TM1 Server Multi-User Testing
•    Implementation Performance testing
19: CCS - Large Scale TM1 Applications
•    Customer Case Study - Large scale planning and data volumes
Day 4
20: Effective Use of BI on TM1
•    Framework Manager, Report Studio and Security
21: TM1 as a C8 Datasource
•    Configuration and replication
22: CCS - IBM Cognos BI with TM1
•    Customer Case Study - Integration points, reports and auditing, workflow
23: IBM Cognos TM1 Package Connector
•    Environments, Components and Benefits
24: TM1 vs Transformer PowerPlay
•    OLAP, key capabilities, user performance
25: IBM Cognos Controller - FAP
•    Financial Analytics Publisher
Day 5
26: Server Sizing Spreadsheet
•    Server sizing outline
27: Enhancement Discussion
•    Round table discussion
Appendix A - CCS - Web Interfaces
•    Demand planning and sales forecasting
Appendix B - CCS - Replication and Synchronization
•    Enterprise Planning solution, reporting and practices
Appendix C - Allocations
•    Comparisons and technique
Appendix D - CCS - Enhancement Discussion
•    Situation, solution and requests

Options

Roadmaps that reference this course are:

•    IBM Cognos TM1 9.5 – Modeler Role

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