TPF Financial Budgeting Services

We can help you escape from spreadsheet Hell!

We can also integrate your financial plans with any other business areas

If you want to replace silos of information with JOINED-UP PLANNING contact us now!


TPF Merchandise Planning Services

The Planning Factory offer a full service in all areas of merchandise planning

You may need:

  • An audit to measure the effectiveness of your current planning process
  • Assistance with implementation of 3rd party solutions
  • Design and implementation of custom solutions
  • A quickly implemented off the shelf solution
  • Training in merchandise planning concepts and techniques

Whatever your requirements, we will do our best to provide a solution that fits your business



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Cognos TM1 Training

TPF can offer a tailored course on TM1 rules base on your own implementation of the product.

Basic Rule Syntax:

  • Writing rules
  • Order of rule evaluation
  • Use of STET
  • Restricting rules to N: level
  • Back calculation at C: level
  • Restricting the areas that rules are applied to
  • Simple forecasting

Rule Functions

  • A detailed examination of the TM1 specific rule functions and methods

Advanced Rule Usage

  • Inter-tabular rules
  • Using lookups to generalise rules
  • Using Boolean logic in rules
  • Using rules to perform currency conversions
  • Using rules to perform allocations
  • Use of skipcheck & feeders
  • Database sparsity and why we use skipcheck
  • What is a feeder
  • How do we write feeders
  • How do we test the results

Course Information

Duration: 2 days

Location: Training can take place on site or at any other suitable location.

Class Size: Maximum class size is 6 delegates to ensure that all delegates receive proper attention

Cost: Based on time required

For more information contact info@planfact.co.uk