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Success Cubed Ltd

Solutions for Planning, Reporting and Analysis


Paul Simon


Paul can work as either a Project Leader, an Architect or a Lead Developer. He has 32 years IT experience delivering Management Information and Financial Modelling systems; Plus a further 6 years experience in Banking and Unit Trusts.


He has 22 years' experience with IBM Cognos TM1. He worked as a Senior Consultant for Applix (now IBM Cognos), the vendors of TM1. He is a Co-Author of the TM1 Rules Guide, Developer and Vendor of the TM1EasyAPI and TM1 Utilities, and a Regular contributor to the TM1 User Forum.


He is also experienced in general Data Warehouse concepts such as Star and Snowflake Schemas, and has project led the development of a 400GB Data Warehouse with over 200 users.


Experience includes providing systems for Profitability Analysis, Depreciation, Currency Conversion, Allocations, Activity Based Costing, integrated P&L with Cash Flow Forecast and Balance Sheet, Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting.


Experienced in Project Planning, Data Modelling, Data Validation, Testing and Reconciliation, Reporting and Analytical tools, Documentation and Training.

Technical skills include: TM1, Essbase, SQL Server 2005 BI suite, MicroStrategy, JavaScript Vue & Node JS, Visual Basic, SAS, MDX, SQL and Relational Databases. Experienced in Data Warehouse concepts including Star and Snowflake Schemas, and Kimball Dimensional