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IBM Planning Analytics

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.

IBM Planning Analytics

Timothy Walker

Melton Renewable energizes financial planning and analysis with IBM Planning Analytics

Melton Renewable Energy UK used IBM Planning Analytics to improve its financial performance management and accelerate budgeting and forecasting cycles.

Event

Paul Bard

Don’t miss these Think 2019 IBM Planning Analytics sessions!

Here’s a sampling of planning-focused breakout sessions at the IBM Think 2019 conference, February 12–15 in San Francisco. Don't miss it!

IBM Planning Analytics

Paul Bard

Supply chain planning: How Best-in-Class companies outperform the rest

Most companies face supply chain planning challenges of some kind. But some meet those challenges successfully with a lot less strain than their peers.

IBM Planning Analytics

Paul Bard

Rolling forecasts — Aberdeen offers more reasons to adopt a proven best practice

Rolling forecasts are a well-established best practice. Now, a new knowledge brief from the Aberdeen Group identifies more of their benefits.

Data Science

Tim Walker

How data science can enable better demand forecasting and planning

If you want a highly productive data science team that enables better demand forecasting and planning, you must empower them with the right tools.

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.

IBM Planning Analytics

Paul Bard

Continuous planning and rolling forecasts deliver major league advantages

Continuous planning is one of the best practices that provides numerous improvements to business processes, which can deliver major benefits over time.

Analytics for all

Dan Vesset

Predictive analytics 101: What will happen next?

In this series of posts, guest author Dan Vesset addresses each of the five data analytics capabilities. This fourth post focuses on predictive analytics.

IBM Planning Analytics

Paul Bard

Better forecasting drives better collaboration ... and vice versa

Consider this "virtuous circle": better forecasting leads to stronger collaboration between finance and business. And, stronger collaboration leads to better financial and business forecasts. According to a recent report from the Financial Executives Research Foundation, "effective collaboration starts with understanding the information business units are using to monitor and improve performance...." Let's look at what that entails.