In an IBM Planning Analytics Tips & Tricks video, I showed how to use a drag and drop approach to load data into a cube. Since that time, the wizard has been updated to allow you to save your import as a new TurboIntegrator process and to also schedule the process within a chore.
After dragging the file onto the cube, the first screen that appears is a confirmation of the file with some file-based setup aspects such as the delimiter, the quote character and the number of header rows:
After clicking the continue button, the second screen appears which allows you to define the columns and aspects associated with the data load (before and during):
The bottom, right corner of this screen allows you to save the import as a process and/or a chore:
Once executed, the process will be saved and can be referenced using PAW’s process functionality:
This approach within Planning Analytics allows you to use a drag and drop approach to create and save Planning Analytics code.
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