Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Techniques for Building Generic Models

What is a Generic Model? Generic modelling has the goal of satisfying customer requirements in way that takes into account future needs and enhancements. Often while gathering requirements, a BA will focus on the customer’s short term needs without considering wider-reaching goals, enhancements, and ongoing maintenance. In order to use generic modelling techniques, we need […]

Array Types in Turbo Integrator

Introduction I noticed a 4-year old post over on the TM1 Forum site about simulating array variables in Turbo Integrator. It has been a persistent topic, so I went back through the thread and was surprised to see that there has been no mention of using character-delimited strings are array variables. I do this often, and it […]

.NET C# TM1API starter kit.

Introduction One of the most powerful (and possibly overlooked) features of TM1 is that it supports a fully-featured programming API (Application Programming Interface). This means that virtually any function supported by the server is exposed to external programming environments. Or, put more simply: you can write your own TM1 application, and your imagination is the limit! […]