N0PCR – IBM Planning Analytics (TM1) Cube Rules

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This module is designed to educate students on the fundamentals of writing TM1 cube rules. Both intra and inter-cube rules are taught along with C-level and String rules. Feeders are also introduced and students will learn how to trace & check both rules and feeders.

Course Length: 1 day(s)

Course Price: $700 CAD

Available Course Formats:

  • In-class
  • Instructor Led Online

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Course: N0PCR – IBM Planning Analytics (TM1) Cube Rules

  • Introduction
  • Unit 1 – Purpose & Syntax of Cube Rules
    • Concepts We’ll Use Today
    • Cube Rules Overview
    • Basic Syntax
    • Rules vs. Consolidations
    • Evaluation Order
  • Unit 2 – Simple Cube Rules
    • A Simple rule
    • Simple Rule with an Exception
    • Using a Function in a Rule
  • Unit 3 – Inter-Cube & Consolidated Rules
    • Inter-Cube Rule
    • Conditionally Disabling a Rule
    • Pulling from Higher Detail
    • Overriding Aggregations
    • Rule at All Levels
    • Percent of Parent Rule
    • String Rules
  • Unit 4 – Skipcheck & Feeders
    • Overview
    • When do they Fire?
    • Some Feeder Examples


This course is for Developers and Power Users


  • N0PF0 – IBM Planning Analytics/Cognos TM1 Fundamentals or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of your business requirements
  • Experience using basic Windows functionality
  • Experience using a Web browser

Instructor Led In Classroom

Newcomp can directly deliver  IBM Business Analytics courses for Business Intelligence, Performance Management, and IBM Advanced Analytics through the use of in-class training facilities.

Currently,  in-class courses are offered in Markham, Ottawa, Vancouver, Halifax, and Edmonton. Please note that classes can be added to new areas based on demand.

Instructor Led Online

Students receive the same quality as an in-class course, with a live instructor and the ability to participate in hands-on labs through real-life examples

ILOs help cut costs by reducing time and travel as they can be taken from home or the office and require only the use of a computer, high-speed wired internet and a headset.

Customized Courses

On-site courses can also be customized based on user roles and needs within your organization. This option allows lower costs in travel and time and increased flexibility in scheduling. This format also enables students to work with the organization's data - adding value to the learning experience. This makes the training relevant and applicable to the students; daily tasks and therefore, results in a quicker path to productivity.