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Financial Performance Management
Optimize financial planning, budgeting and forecasting.
IBM solutions help you drive financial process efficiency, deliver stronger business foresight, and steer business performance.
Planning, budgeting, forecasting and analysis to drive profitable growth. Learn More
Transform Financial Performance Management
Transform your organization's disconnected planning, budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis processes into more dynamic, efficient and connected experiences. Automate financial planning and reporting processes; deliver deeper insights into financial performance and make faster, better business decisions.
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Financial Performance Management
Solutions for your business
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Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting
Steer business performance more effectively. Forecast and re-forecast with greater confidence
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Profitability modeling and analysis
Perform complex profitability analysis to identify your most profitable products, customers and sales channels.
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Management and Performance Reporting
Streamline production of budget books and management reports.
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Financial Close and Regulatory Reporting
For a faster close, automate the financial consolidation process and streamline the production of regulatory reports & financial statements
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Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting
IBM solutions enables organizations to collaborate on strategic plans and corporate budgets, perform sophisticated financial analysis and adapt to change quickly with frequent, driver-based rolling forecasts. With its mobile capabilities and cloud deployment options, IBM's solution enables organizations to engage all users quickly regardless of location or mobility.
Features:
  • Collect contributions from desktop and mobile devices.
  • Perform multidimensional analysis on large data sets.
  • Deploy on premise or on cloud.
Profitability modeling and analysis
IBM solutions enables you to examine the profitability of your business to find the most profitable products, customers and sales channels. With powerful what-if scenario modeling, you can evaluate strategies, test assumptions and compare current performance with historical actuals and external benchmarks. Forward-looking financial analysis helps guide your sales, marketing and supply chain functions to optimally deploy resources towards the most profitable opportunities.
Features:
  • Perform complex cost allocations and profitability analysis.
  • Drill down for a granular view of product profitability.
  • Perform "what-if" scenario modeling on the effects of changes.
Management and Performance Reporting
IBM solutions streamline the production of budget books, board reviews and all recurring, multi-author management and performance reports. Multiple participants in different departments can collaborate in the assembly of complex reports, working independently while ensuring that proper controls and approvals are in place. The IBM solution combines data, directly from data sources, with in-depth narrative analysis for internal and external reporting.
Features:
  • Combine financial data with in-depth narrative analysis.
  • Leverage office productivity software and add intelligent workflow and automation.
  • Deploy on-premise or on cloud.
Financial Close and Regulatory Reporting
IBM solutions help you automate your entire financial close and consolidation process and helps streamline the preparation and production of regulatory reports and financial statements. IBM solutions helps organizations meet essential requirements for tax reporting and GAAP to IFRS mapping and helps ensure accurate, consistent data for regulatory disclosures and statutory reports-including XBRL-while reducing the risk of non-compliance.
Features:
  • Define and maintain financial consolidation rules and processes with limited IT support.
  • Meet reporting requirements for IFRS and U.S. GAAP.
  • Deploy on-premise or on cloud.
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Learn how business analytics provide visibility, foresight and control to drive profitable growth and manage risk in today's economy.
Take a more systematic approach to selecting your financial performance management software.
Start your Financial Performance Management journey today
Ventana Research: Finance Analytics Self Assessment Tool
How do your company's finance analytics measure up? Take the self assessment to find out.
On-demand: IBM Virtual Finance Forum
Learn how business analytics provide visibility, foresight and control to drive profitable growth and manage risk in today's economy.
Planning, budgeting and forecasting: Software selection guide
Take a more systematic approach to selecting your financial performance management software.