TM1


Rapidly analyze data and model business requirements for your entire organization and use the results to budget and forecast with confidence for better business outcomes. More than budgeting and forecasting software, Cognos TM1 is a complete enterprise planning solution.

A multidimensional, 64-bit, in-memory OLAP engine provides exceptionally fast performance for analyzing complex and sophisticated models, large data sets and even streamed data.

Cognos TM1 supports a full range of enterprise planning software requirements—from high-performance, real-time profitability analysis, financial analytics and flexible modelling  enterprise-wide contribution from all business units.

Personal scenarios created with advanced personalization enable an unlimited number of ad-hoc alternatives so individuals, teams, divisions and whole companies can respond faster to changing conditions.

Analytic processing automates contribution from systems and staff to help eliminate delays in rolling out plans—a 75% reduction in planning cycles is possible.

Cognos TM1 facilitates the use of best practices such as driver-based planning and rolling forecasting.

Model design and data access adapt to your business process and present business information in familiar formats.

Managed contribution makes it possible to personalize hierarchies, dimensions and rollups and to receive an up-to-the-minute status of every participant in the planning process.

With access to the IBM Cognos Performance Management platform, you realize consistent scorecarding, reporting and analysis—the complete picture from goal setting and planning, to measuring progress and reporting.

Finance and lines of business have total control over planning, budgeting and forecasting processes.

You can work with a choice of interfaces: Microsoft® Excel®, Cognos TM1 Web or Cognos TM1 Contributor.

IBM Cognos TM1 software provides a complete planning, budgeting and analytics environment to help you deliver timely, reliable forecasts and plans. With TM1, you can rapidly analyze and model planning requirements for your entire organization and use them to anticipate the correct course of action for better business outcomes.

IBM Cognos TM1 supports a full range of business requirements from high-performance, real-time financial analytics, such as for customer and product profitability, and flexible modelling, to enterprise-wide contribution from all business units. In addition, it facilitates use of planning best practices such as driver-based and rolling forecasting.

 

On-demand analysis

A 64-bit, in-memory, multi-dimensional OLAP engine provides exceptionally fast performance for complex and sophisticated models, large data sets and even streamed data.

Personalized hierarchies: the dynamic modelling of hierarchies and dimensions such as customized consolidations and advanced filtering meet the dynamic needs of your organization and effect an immediate business impact.

Personal scenarios support an unlimited number of ad-hoc alternatives so individuals, teams, divisions and whole companies can respond faster to changing conditions.

Personalization available in all IBM Cognos TM1 clients (Excel, TM1 Web, TM1 Contributor, and portlets for Cognos 8 BI)

Drill through to transaction systems helps you confirm your assumptions.

 

Modular modelling

Model design and data access adapt to your business process and present business information in familiar formats.

Metadata, data and business rule definitions are centralized.

Responsiveness to test scenarios, even with large, sophisticated models, is in real time.

Data integration tools such as Turbo Integrator, which connects to data warehouses such as the SAP Netweaver® Business Warehouse, streamline and manage the loading of disparate data into business models.

Centralized dimension management with Business Viewpoint captures, maintains, governs and shares multiple hierarchies, structures and definitions.

 

 

 

 

The Enterprise Excel-based client:

Enterprise-level contribution using Excel or Managed Contribution

Supports rich planning and analysis solutions

Provides the familiar Excel interface for TM1 along with personalization, what-if analysis, support from guided applications and the ability to publish to the Web

Managed Contribution

An easy-to-use interface that handles high numbers of participants and analytic processing automates contribution from systems and staff so you can quickly understand the maturity of the planning cycle and eliminate delays in rolling out plans. Two components, IBM Cognos TM1 Contributor and IBM Cognos TM1 Administrator form the foundation of Managed Contribution.

Using IBM Cognos TM1 Contributor:

High-performance, personalized analytics are combined with rich workflow for rapid user adoption and greater speed and accuracy in planning.

You can personalize hierarchies and dimensions—and rollups.

A variety of scenarios can be created and tested, and ad hoc changes can be written back to data sources.

Advanced filtering features, such as hierarchy leveling and attribute values are included.

You can drill, sort, link, and even chart data.

Sophisticated features such as pick lists, undo/redo, and color-coded data changes sharpen your plans.

Using IBM Cognos TM1 Administrator, you can:

Quickly assemble and deploy planning solutions for your enterprise.

Receive an up-to-the-minute status of every participant in the planning process

 

Performance Blueprints for IBM Cognos TM1

Performance Blueprints for IBM Cognos TM1 from the IBM Cognos Innovation Center enable companies to jump-start deployments in key areas such as:

Integrated financial planning and forecasting

Expense planning and control

Capital planning

Workforce planning

Expanding planning and insight

Start with a single planning application and then expand it for use in your entire enterprise.

With access to the IBM Cognos Performance Management platform, you realize consistent scorecarding, reporting and analysis—the complete picture from goal setting and planning, to measuring progress and reporting.