Transform financial planning and analysis

In an economic environment of heightened volatility, uncertainty and risk, IBM's planning, budgeting and forecasting solution provides the speed, agility and foresight you need to compete successfully. Finance and business users alike can synthesize information, uncover trends and deliver insights to improve decision making throughout the enterprise.

Features

Empower your analysts

Empower your analysts

Perform fast, flexible analysis and adjust plans as frequently as needed to meet changing business requirements.

Leverage your Microsoft Excel skills

Leverage your Microsoft Excel skills

Work in the familiar Excel interface while enjoying all the capabilities of a modern planning and analytics solution.

Create complex scenarios

Create complex scenarios

Build multidimensional models and complex “what-if” scenarios to gain deeper insight and greater foresight.

Align operations with finance

Align operations with finance

Align operational tactics with financial strategies, linked to key business drivers and market events. 

Products

IBM Planning Analytics

IBM Planning Analytics, powered by IBM TM1, lets you explore and analyze data, create sophisticated scenario models and perform in-depth, multidimensional analysis to assess the impact of initiatives and market events on your most profitable products, customers and sales channels.

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Resources

BARC Research Study: The Planning Survey 2017

IBM achieves excellent ratings in numerous important KPIs to help consolidate its position as a leading planning and analytics vendor.

Seven capabilities in performance management

Discover how IBM Planning Analytics offers a unique combination of predictive analysis, business-user modeling, reporting and collaboration.

Spreadsheets for planning? A popular tool needs help

Learn about the hazards of spreadsheet-based planning and how IBM solutions help you minimize the risks while maximizing the value of your investment in Microsoft Excel.

Planning, budgeting and forecasting: Software selection guide

Read about a systematic approach to selecting planning, budgeting and forecasting software that facilitates rolling forecasts and more of today's best practices in finance.

Customer success

Allen Edmonds

IBM Planning Analytics has increased forecast accuracy by 10 percent and reporting speed by 50 percent.

Natura Cosméticos

IBM Planning Analytics has accelerated time-to-insight and cut manual work by 50 percent.

Rotkäppchen-Mumm

IBM Analytics solutions have improved the accuracy of selected sales forecasts by 22 percent.

Because we now capture and consolidate everything directly in Planning Analytics, we save around 32 hours per month in forecast preparation time and there is no risk of manual error.

—Mick Ferguson, Finance Manager, Hunter Industries