What is predictive analytics?

Predictive analytics brings together advanced analytics capabilities spanning ad-hoc statistical analysis, predictive modeling, data mining, text analytics, optimization, real-time scoring and machine learning. These tools help organizations discover patterns in data and go beyond knowing what has happened to anticipating what is likely to happen next.

Why IBM predictive analytics?

A platform which is flexible and scalable for one to many analytics

Easy to use predictive analytics

Intuitive, cost effective and scalable

Comprehensive predictive analytics capabilities

Use an extensive library of machine learning algorithms and statistical analysis in one single platform

Open source integration

Amplify the power of your analytical projects with R, Python and more

Predictive analytics capabilities

Statistical analysis and visualization

Address the entire analytical process: planning, data collection, analysis, reporting, and deployment

Predictive modeling and data mining

Use powerful model-building, evaluation, and automation capabilities

Decision management and deployment

Activate your analytics with advanced model management and analytic decision management on prem, on cloud or as hybrid

Big data analytics

Analyze big data to gain predictive insights and build effective business strategies

Data science platform - related products

Prescriptive analytics

IBM prescriptive analytics solutions provide organizations with a way to analyze data and transform it into recommended actions almost instantaneously.

Machine learning

IBM has the leading data science platform that allows you to easily collaborate across teams, use the top open source tools and scale at the speed your business requires.

Data science

Transform your data into tangible business value with the latest, most flexible and open technology. Bring your analytics to the data behind your firewall, and easily incorporate cloud application data and sources.

Predictive analytics for education

As the demand for analytical skills continues to side, competency with IBM SPSS Statistics can help you distinguish yourself as an applicant.


Analytics - Resources - Predictive analytics

Learn why IBM is recognized as a leader in data science platforms and why data science, analytics, and machine learning are the engines of the future.

Predictive analytics in customer experience

Predictive analytics helps firms anticipate customer churn and take steps to cultivate customer loyalty and capture greater wallet share.

The Forrester Wave™: Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning Solutions, Q

Read this report to learn how predictive analytics and machine learning solutions help data scientists be more productive and find out why IBM earned a place in the Leaders category.