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IBM Certified Specialist - Cognos TM1 10.1 Data Analysis

The TM1 Analyst is responsible for manipulating business data to discover and understand trends and exceptions, and for performing predictive analysis for an IBM Cognos TM1 model.


  • Intermediate/Advanced competency in Microsoft Excel
  • Basic understanding of relational databases
  • Basic understanding of multidimensional data

Recommended Training and Required Exam(s)

 Required Exam Recommended Training 
IBM Cognos TM1: Analyze and Share Data (V10.1) (P8157G)

COG-701: IBM Cognos TM1 10.1 Analyst

Skills acquired during recommended training

TM1 User Interfaces

  • Knowledge of TM1 perspectives
  • Knowledge of cube views
  • TM1 Web
  • TM1 Application Web
  • Cognos Insight
  • Data entry mechanisms

TM1 Architectural Concepts

  • Basic server configuration
  • TM1 Objects
  • Security concepts
  • Using TM1 as a data source for other products

TM1 Functional Knowledge

  • How to analyze data
  • Use cube views
  • Use subsets
  • Create and deploy reports and templates