Frequently Asked Questions


Would you elaborate more in how the Data Module is a replacement of the Framework Manager

Answer: Both tools organize your data assets for use in creating Reports and Dashboards.  So, in that way, their 2 tools for the same thing.  Both have things that are unique (data modules do not include a concept of parameter map.  FM can't leverage uploaded files) ­  but they basically do the same things... and Data Modules are where IBM is putting all the new features/functions.  Very little is changing in FM... so to leverage features like relative date logic you will need to model with DMs­

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