Introduction

Prepare for the unexpected with more accurate planning and forecasting

Supply chain management professionals are under constant pressure to reduce costs, increase efficiency and improve margins. Unfortunately, too many of them lack visibility into data and rely on manual planning tools.

With IBM Planning Analytics powered by TM1®, it's easy to create and adjust plans as needed by leveraging deep insights to understand business drivers. Streamline the planning process and create supply chain plans that are smooth, synchronized and responsive.

Statistics

Track data more accurately

85%

actual vs forecasted demand

Best-in-class organizations

77%

more likely to have an end-to-end solution

Respond faster

27%

Responded faster for unplanned events

Based on Aberdeen's study of EPM solution users

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Supply Chain Use Cases

Sales and operational planning (S&OP)

Make better business decisions and meet revenue goals to adapt to market demands and run what-if scenarios.

Demand planning

Identify trends in data, spot variances, and conduct sound demand forecasting to respond in real time.

Supply planning

Understand what's happening in real time to create accurate supply forecasts, avoid shortages and stockouts along with what-if scenarios.

Demos

Explore more agile supply chain planning

Watch a demo

See the creation of supply chain forecasts to achieve greater accuracy and optimized plans.

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Create a supply chain plan for yourself

Get hands-on with IBM Planning Analytics by building a supply chain plan in this interactive walkthrough.

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