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IBM Certified Developer - Cognos TM1 10.1

The TM1 Administrator is responsible for the administration of the IBM Cognos TM1 10.1 environment.


Prior to your preparation for this associate-level certification, the following knowledge and skills are recommended and assumed:

  • Basic knowledge of OLAP and TM1 Analyst skills
  • Intermediate to advanced competency with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience implementing and/or supporting a shared system

Recommended Training and Required Exam(s)

 Required Exam Recommended Training 
COG-702: IBM Cognos TM1 10.1 Developer

IBM Cognos TM1: Design and Develop Models (V10.1) (P8152G)

Skills acquired during recommended training


  • Attributes
  • Hierarchies
  • Knowledge of subsets


  • Knowledge of cubes
  • Control cubes
  • Views
  • Cube attributes


  • Rules, elements, and syntax
  • Feeders
  • Debugging large rules


  • Turbo Integrator (TI)
  • Import and export data using TI
  • Execute TI processes


  • User authentication
  • Authorization

TM1 Server and Logs

  • M1 server
  • Sandbox
  • TM1 log files
  • TM1 Top

TM1 User Interface

  • Perspective-based forms
  • Cognos Insight
  • Development tools

Cognos BI Interoperability

  • IBM Cognos platform
  • Design best practices for reporting off TM1 through IBM Cognos BI