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What's new? How do I use business analytics? What can I do with it? Find answers to these questions and more in the business analytics blog.

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Kevin McFaul

IBM Takes Cognos to the SMB with Low Price Points, Ease-of-Use Features

IBM today released a new, updated version of IBM Cognos® Analytics on Cloud, equipped with a host of new ease-of-use features and a low price point, ...

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Paul Bard

The IBM Planning Analytics roadmap: full speed ahead!

Check out the IBM Planning Analytics product roadmap, plus links to find answers to your questions and resources to stay current on the latest news.

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Letha Wicker

How to embrace—not replace—your spreadsheets with IBM Planning Analytics for Microsoft Excel

Many planning professionals, whether in finance or line-of-business roles, have a love/hate relationship with their spreadsheets. They love the flexib...

IBM Cognos Analytics

Mohammed Omar Khan

IBM and PMsquare partner to help you see the bigger picture with Thrive!

From data prep and discovery to data visualization and collaboration, AI drives the all new IBM Cognos Analytics! Our goal is to help you hit the ...

IBM Cognos Analytics

Letha Wicker

3 Cognos Analytics Success Scenarios

It’s all very well to list speeds and feeds, pretty screenshots and teaser videos. However, the true power of the all-new IBM Cognos Analytics only ...

IBM Cognos Analytics

Timothy Walker

Announcing IBM Cognos Analytics for IBM Cloud Private for Data

IBM Cloud Private for Data is a platform that continually improves itself; with the addition of IBM Cognos Analytics, that drive only accelerates.

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Paul Bard

Ancestry.com has 51 quintillion reasons for choosing IBM for FP&A

When Ancestry.com needed an FP&A solution capable of handling a super-cube of 51 quintillion data points, they chose IBM Planning Analytics.

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Paul Bard

Data and analytics: the most important drivers of competitiveness

A report from Forrester Research says that “data and analytics ... are becoming the most important driver of competitiveness.”

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Timothy Walker

Aberdeen praises sales planning analytics for driving better business results

A new Aberdeen Group report explains the benefits of sales planning analytics for sales forecasting, sales territory planning, and more.

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Timothy Walker

Join us at these March 2019 IBM Business Analytics partner events!

IBM Business Analytics partner events offer a great opportunity to learn more about our products, get questions answered, and connect with industry peers.

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Paul Bard

Bostik simplifies budgeting process with move to the cloud

The finance team at Bostik Adhesives saw financial budgeting become much easier by upgrading to IBM Planning Analytics on Cloud.

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Guy Jones

Why flexibility matters so much in enterprise performance management

Why is flexibility so important in enterprise performance management (EPM)? Experiences from a recent proof-of-concept explain why.