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Lodestar Solutions Blog

What Kind of Audit Trail is Available for Cognos Planning Analytics (TM1)?
October 29th, 2020 A budgeting and planning solution should always provide a good audit trail.  So, what kind of audit[...]
How to Customize Your Cognos Analytics
October 22nd, 2020 Have you been using IBM Cognos Analytics for years?  You are a master of Framework Manager and[...]
How Top Cognos Consultants Overcome Objection to Get Funding
October 8th, 2020 Are you looking to get funding for you Cognos Analytics upgrade (BI) or Cognos Planning Analytics upgrade[...]
Sandboxes in Planning Analytics Workspace
October 1st, 2020 Think back to when you were younger playing in a sandbox.  Grabbing your plastic shovels and building[...]
Input and Spread Data in Planning Analytics Workspace
September 24th, 2020  Now that you have read the introduction to Planning Analytics Workspace (PAw) blog found here, it is time[...]
Benefits to Using IBM Planning Analytics Workspace
September 17th, 2020If you are a TM1 or Planning Analytics client and you are not using Planning Analytics Workspace, it’s[...]

About Lodestar Solutions

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