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This course explores the IBM Planning Analytics Workspace, how to create dimensions, cubes, and business rules. Learners will also delve into loading and maintaining data, optimizing their business rules, and learn how to transfer data into a model. This course also explains how to customize drill paths, using rules for advanced modeling, and converting currencies. Finally, learners will learn how to create models for different fiscal requirements.


This course is intended for beginners and professionals interested in intuitive solution designs for analytics, planning, and profitability.

Skills Gained

By the end of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Identify the TM1 position in a performance management system
  • Describe TM1 components and architecture
  • Manually create dimensions, import, and edit them
  • Construct and edit a cube
  • Identify data sources
  • Create processes to update and maintain a model
  • Review, disable, and enable auto-generated rules
  • Optimize rules using a SKIPCHECK statement
  • Troubleshoot rules and feeders
  • Link cubes with different dimensions
  • Use Planning Analytics as a data source
  • Push data to a cube
  • Create a drill process and drill assignment rules
  • Utilize a lookup cube and attributes in rules
  • Create rules for currency conversion
  • Use Planning Analytics to reduce maintenance
  • Use discreet time dimensions
  • Implement a continuous time dimension model


  • Knowledge of your business requirements
  • Recommended: IBM Planning Analytics: Analyze Data and Create Reports (v2.x) [P8457G]


This course will cover:

  • An Overview of IBM Planning Analytics
  • Creating Dimensions
  • Building Cubes
  • Loading and Maintaining Data
  • Adding Business Rules
  • Optimizing Business Rules
  • Transferring Data into your Model
  • Customizing Drill Paths
  • using Rules for Advanced Modeling
  • Converting Currencies
  • Modeling for Different Fiscal Requirements

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