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IBM Certified Administrator - Cognos TM1 10.1

The TM1 Administrator is responsible for the administration of the IBM Cognos TM1 10.1 environment.


Prior to your preparation for this associate-level certification, the following knowledge and skills are recommended and assumed:

  • Basic knowledge of OLAP and TM1
  • Basic knowledge of networking
  • Basic knowledge of operating systems
  • Basic knowledge of relational database technology
  • Familiarity with the terminology for the office of finance
  • Familiarity with IT terminology

Recommended Training and Required Exam(s)

 Required Exam Recommended Training 
COG-703 - IBM Cognos TM1 10.1 Administrator

IBM Cognos TM1: Administer the Technical Environment (V10.1) (P8155G)

Skills acquired during recommended training

TM1 Concepts

  • Roles of TM1 architectural components
  • TM1 objects
  • BI Objects Relevant to TM1
  • Connectivity to different data sources

TM1 Installation and Administration

  • TM1 readiness, installation, and configuration
  • TM1 administration tasks
  • TM1 security issues

Performance and Scalability

  • Performance monitoring and tuning considerations
  • High-availability and load-balancing considerations
  • Deployment strategies


  • Troubleshoot TM1
  • Disaster recovery