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sharing and organising free knowledge for BI implementations with a focus on IBM Cognos TM1.

Evaluate IBM Cognos BI

IBM is offering a free 30 days trial download for Cognos BI 8.4.1 or in the cloud for Cognos BI 10.1.

TM1 lint

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Attached below is a very basic lint tool whose task is to flag "dangerous" TM1 rules.
For now it is only checking for aliases in rules.

renaming elements

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renaming elements without activating aliases? Yes we can!
The dimension editor and dimension worksheets cannot rename elements directly, so let me introduce you to SwapAliasWithPrincipalName.

TM1 9.5.1

TM1 9.5.1 was released this week.
The release notes can be found here

TM1 sudoku

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Beyond the purely ludic and mathematical aspects of sudoku, this code demonstrates how to set up dimensions, cubes, views, cell formating, security at elements and cells levels all through Turbo Integrator in just one process.