OneCloud has some very convenient features to help with the integration, automation, and management of your IBM Planning Analytics environment. These features can be combined with a variety of touchpoints that OneCloud has with other technologies including Salesforce, Workday, NetSuite, Power BI, Tableau, Google Drive, box, relational databases, and more. For a full overview visit www.onecloud.io/solutions.
This IBM Planning Analytics-focused quick start guide will walk you through setting up OneCloud so that it is optimized to work with IBM's EPM solution. Not all sections need to be completed, but some do build off of work from completed prior sections.
How do I get access to OneCloud?
We have made it easy for people interested in OneCloud to get access. Simply visit https://app.onecloud.io/new-user to spin up your own full-use trial of OneCloud.
If your company is already a OneCloud customer and you would prefer to use your primary OneCloud environment for this tutorial, then please contact your OneCloud system administrator to ensure you are added to a security group with Workspace administrator access. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you require additional guidance.
Create Workspace variables and create environments for LCM.
Create a standard connection to IBM PA Cloud to exchange data and perform other administrative tasks.
Access source data for the various exercises.
Create a connection to either an Oracle or SQL Server relational database to query, load and execute commands.
Setup a OneCloud Chain to load data from a source text file directly into IBM Planning Analytics.