Evolution of IBM Cognos TM1
The goal of this chapter is to provide a historical perspective on the development and continued value that Cognos TM1 brings to global organizations. The simple yet powerful notion established by Manny Perez of a product that is simple to use, scalable, and flexible to meet the broadest challenges of planning and analysis has evolved over time as hardware and software have become more sophisticated and user requirements have expanded.
Cognos TM1 was initially created as a DOS-based personal productivity tool to respond to the forecasting and analysis requirements of the oil crisis in 1984. Exxon, the first ...