IBM Planning Analytics

Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting, Analysis and Scorecarding in one solution


A New Era of Agile Planning and Exploratory Analytics

In today’s volatile business environment, organizations need speed, agility and foresight in their financial and operational performance management. IBM Planning Analytics delivers on all three. Powered by IBM TM1 and deployable on cloud or on premises, IBM Planning Analytics automates planning, Budgeting, Forecasting and Analysis processes. It enables Finance and line of business users to coordinate their planning, linking key business drivers to financial KPIs.

This Powerful Financial Planning and Analysis Solutions helps you

  • Create timely, Reliable plans, Budgets and Forecasts

  • Perform in-depth, What-if scenario analysis to test assumptions and compare alternatives

  • Build multidimensional models to analyze profitability by Product, Customer, Region and more

  • Communicate insights with compelling, Self-service visualizations

  • Collaborate and integrate plans across Finance, Sales, Supply Chain, Operations, HR and more

Gain forward-looking insights

Uncover real-time insights across your business dimensions using a powerful, in-memory IBM TM1 OLAP engine.

Plan and visualize in an interactive workspace

Link operational tactics to financial plans, synthesize information and see clear data visualizations in a dynamic, self-service workspace.

Perform what-if analysis

Explore scenarios or test business assumptions, and immediately see the financial impact of alternative courses of action

Leverage your MS Excel skills

Take advantage of a familiar Microsoft Excel interface, where needed. The solution offers full Excel capabilities including graphics and built-in functions.

Choose a deployment that fits your business

Benefit from cloud, on-premises or mixed deployment environments. The flexible, scalable platform can be used by individuals, teams, workgroups or the entire enterprise.

Key Features

  • Customizable workspace

  • Data integration with SAP, Oracle and other sources

  • In-memory analytics

  • Predictive insights uncovered automatically

  • Flexible, Scalable deployment

  • Multidimensional scenario modeling