cubus outperform 8.2.1

When numbers learn to talk: cubus outperform 8.2.1 has arrived!

The new release of cubus outperform takes analytics to the next level. By entering comments, you can draw attention to issues, explain backgrounds or add soft facts, which makes your analyses or reports more clear.

 Further information can be found below.



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cubus outperform 8.2.1

This release introduces comments into outperform solutions, allowing comments created with outperform planning applications to be analyzed.

This provides our users with a number of benefits and a number of new functions. Some of the benefits can be seen below.



  Values and text together    Transparenz von DatenTransparenz von Kommentaren

              Values and text together                                        Data transparency                                      Comment transparency

Förderung des Austauschs von Usern            Planung und Analyse

            Bringing users together                                          Plan and analyse




In Detail

For users of cubus outperform PM

This release focuses on improving the comment functionality. Comments can be created for data cells, offspread selections and modules. Comments created in workbooks during the planning phase can also be analysed. A number of new functions and possibilities have been introduced:

  • History – A history of comments can be created allowing discussions between users to take place.

  • Merging – Comments from descendants can be merged to create a general summary.

  • Rich Text – Rich text formatting is available for cell and view comments.

  • Text Formats – Comment text formats can be defined and quickly changed, such as heading, normal and lists .

  • Attachments – File attachments can be added to comment entries


IBM Planning Analytics

  • Support for IBM Planning Analytics 2.0 Local is introduced with this version


The notes have been replaced by the new comments functionality. Existing notes can be migrated with the CopyComments tool. Please find more information in the Release Notes which you can find in our Download Center.


For users of cubus outperform EV Analytics

This release focuses on introducing comment functionality. Comments can be created for data cells and also for views.

cubus outperform 8.2 comic


Use cubus outperform 8.2.1 to set the stage for your own company "comment culture". We are certain that you will not want to miss the benefits: 

  • You can write texts and use colors or bold formatting to highlight important aspects. Furthermore you can add images or attachments to explain or support a value.

  • Comments eliminate the time-consuming hunt for the cause of exceptions. They make results easier to understand and accountable.

  • By activating the highlight function, you can see straight away, where comments have been added. This is particularly useful to find important information quickly, especially with large amounts of data with many dimensions.

  • If you have questions regarding a comment you can enter your own remarks and engage in a discussion or exchange ideas with your colleagues.

The new comment functionality is a cubus outperform feature and available in planning and analysis modules (Workbooks and EV). 

We have not just added new comment functionality in this release; we have been busy introducing the following:



  • Support for IBM Planning Analytics 2.0 Local. Formerly known as TM1, it is now possible to define hierarchies in its latest version offering the users additional capabilities for displaying their data. cubus outperform EV Analytics is one of the first front-ends to support this new feature using the REST API.

  • Fast off-spread navigation in cubus EV Analytics: In view mode users can now quickly page through their data. By clicking on the new arrows, they can jump instantly to the next or previous member.

  • We have also made some additional minor improvements. A list of all changes can be found in the Release Notes. Just login with your user account.  


For Administrators

  • For Essbase Administrators – This version will not support Essbase version 7 and 9 anymore. The software will be able to connect to these Essbase versions. Bug fixes or enhancements related to these versions will not be possible.

  • For TM1 Administrators – This will be the last version of EV that supports the TM1 Native API. Future versions of EV will only support the TM1 REST API.


Where can I get cubus outperform 8.2.1?

You can find the current version and the release notes of cubus outperform after you have logged on to our website with your account. To the Login.

For further questions or installation support please contact our support team or phone +49 7032 9451-99.




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