Chapter 4. Rules

In this chapter, we will review the information pertaining to Cognos TM1 Rules. It is important to understand these when taking the current IBM Cognos TM1 Developer (Test COG-310) certification exam, including the advantages of using Rules versus TurboIntegrator basic rule construction fundamentals.

The current certification exam assigns a weightage of 25 percent to the Rules topic.


One of the powers of TM1 is its native ability to quickly consolidate values defined within a dimension. Cognos TM1 Rules provides an even more powerful and flexible method to compute values within a cube. In many applications, you also need to perform calculations which do not involve aggregation, such as generating cost allocations and calculating ...

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