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Planning Analytics

Andreas Kugelmeier

How does IBM Planning Analytics meet the demands of finance transformation?

Financial and operational performance management (FOPM) software such as IBM Planning Analytics can help organizations transform their financial processes.

Planning Analytics

Paul Bard

Want to better align finance and ops using EPM? Start with better data access.

Proper alignment is critical to success in business. A new knowledge brief from the Aberdeen Group outlines key EPM capabilities for better alignment.

Planning Analytics

Spencer Lin

Learning from finance leaders—three things top organizations can teach us

Amid the disruption of today’s economy, organizations must learn from finance leaders to digitally reinvent their enterprise business and operating models.

Planning Analytics

Guy Jones

Is your planning application promoting bad behavior by your finance team?

Lack of reporting flexibility can foster error-prone manual finance processes. You can prevent that with browser-based planning application capabilities.

Analytics for all

Paul Bard

IBM CFO Study uncovers three steps for reinventing your finance organization

Reinvent yourself? Successful artists do it all the time. When companies reinvent themselves, the results can alter entire industries.

Analytics for all

Tim Walker

Harmonize your demand forecasting and planning with advanced analytics

In a successful demand forecasting and planning cycle backed by predictive analytics, everyone sings their part from the same sheet of music.

Planning Analytics

Paul Bard

How agile are you? Take the 7-question Aberdeen Group assessment.

We’re often told that agility is essential in today’s volatile business environment. But agility alone doesn’t guarantee success.

Planning Analytics

Paul Bard

IBM Planning Analytics top-ranked in 25 KPIs by BARC

IBM Planning Analytics “top-ranked” in 25 KPIs and named a “Leader” in 13 more by BARC in "the world's largest survey of planning software users."

Event

Paul Bard

4 Reasons Businesses Are Desperately Seeking Digital Transformation in Finance

You’ve heard the drumbeat. “You’ve got to go digital!” But unless you started your career in the days of green-lined accounting paper, you mig...

Planning Analytics

Paul Bard

“What if” scenario modeling key to readiness for 2018 tax changes

Scenario modeling is one of the most interesting parts of the job for finance professionals. Scenario models enable organizations to imagine and to pr...