Course Overview

IBM Cognos TM1: What’s New (V10.1) is a two-day, instructor-led course that combines lecture material and hands-on practice in using new features in TM1 version 10.1. The course outlines basic usage of the new features for analysis, modeling, and administration. Students will learn how to create an analysis using Cognos Insight. They will also use Performance Modeler to create model objects and deploy applications. In addition, they will learn how to use the new Operations Console to monitor the TM1 environment.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate course is intended for Administrators.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


You should have:
  • Basic knowledge of OLAP
  • Basic knowledge of previous editions of TM1

Course Objectives

Please refer to course overview.

Course Content

Overview of IBM Cognos TM1 10.1
  • identify the IBM Cognos TM1 solution
  • review the updated architecture
  • describe new components
Analyze Data in Cognos Insight
  • import data from various sources
  • analyze and calculate data in your workspace
  • design a compelling workspace with widgets, tabs, and themes
  • publish a workspace
Introduction to Cognos TM1 Performance Modeler
  • describe IBM Cognos TM1 Performance Modeler
  • explore Performance Modeler
  • manage and organize a model
Create and Customize Dimensions
  • create dimensions manually
  • import dimensions
  • edit dimensions
  • create dimension calculations
Create and Customize Cubes
  • construct a new cube
  • describe cube properties
  • edit a cube structure
  • review and use a pick list
Import Data
  • identify data sources
  • create processes to load data
  • create processes to update and maintain the model
  • Share Data Across Cubes with Links
  • identify types of links
  • create and modify links
  • review rule and process based links
Customize Business Rules
  • describe a rule
  • review automatically generated rules
  • identify order of rule blocks
  • disable and enable rules and feeders
Create Applications
  • identify application types
  • access an IBM Cognos TM1 application
  • create a new application
  • set the available clients
  • activate and deactivate an application
Additional Modeling Techniques
  • create dynamic subsets
  • use dimension functions
  • implement business logic
Administer TM1 Servers with the Operations Console
  • add the admin and TM1 server to the Operations Console
  • set up the environment
  • check the health status of the servers
  • filter the status of the server
  • Use the IBM TM1 Package Connector (Optional)
  • describe the package connector
Additional New Features (Optional)
  • identify additional new features in version 10.1 of IBM Cognos TM1