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Cognos TM1

IBM Cognos TM1 provides a dynamic, collaborative solution to meet all of your enterprise planning and analytics needs.  It excels at providing on-demand visibility to plans and forecasts, rapid what-if scenario modeling and profitability analysis.  And, when paired with IBM Cognos Business Intelligence V10.1, it addresses a breadth of reporting and scorecarding needs.  With its personal analytics desktop and choice of centralized or distributed deployment methods, it revolutionizes comprehensive bottoms-up participation in the planning process.  This innovative, cohesive enterprise system helps you take charge of your decision-making processes to uncover hidden business options, increase profits and manage capital effectively (source: IBM).

IBM Cognos TM1 Features

IBM Cognos TM1 enhances your planning, analytics and related reporting processes with:

  • Choice of interfaces: Spreadsheet, Web, or Cognos Insight for non-spreadsheet users
  • High performance analytics: Patented, 64-bit, in-memory OLAP for enterprise scalability and real-time scenario modeling.
  • Security: Role-based security that supports multiple users and user types.
  • Microsoft Excel formatting on the web: Read, write, perform “what-if” analysis and report with Microsoft Excel sheets right on the web.
  • Link to external applications: Because Cognos TM1 is Cognos 10 ready, you can link to enterprise reporting, scorecarding and other desktop applications so users can work with familiar interfaces.
  • Connectors: Extend your ERP investments with the IBM Cognos data orchestration tool, which easily connects to data warehouses, Microsoft Excel worksheets or any ODBC-compliant databases.

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IBM Cognos Planning to IBM Cognos TM1 Migration

Several organizations have migrated from IBM Cognos Planning to IBM Cognos TM1 based on potential benefits to architecture, data availability and reporting and the Microsoft Excel interface.  To assess if your organization should migrate from IBM Cognos Planning to IBM Cognos TM1, please visit our EP to TM1 Migration page here.

IBM Cognos TM1 Implementation

With one of the most experienced IBM Cognos TM1 implementation teams, Blue Line is the logical choice to guide you through a successful IBM Cognos TM1 implementation.  For a RISK FREE NO OBLIGATION ASSESSMENT of your planning and forecasting needs, call us at (866) 589-3440, email us at or Request A Consultation here.