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Planning Analytics

Guy Jones

Your planning app should go beyond just automating spreadsheets

Your new planning app is not just a spreadsheet automation tool, but an enabler to unlock capabilities that were unthinkable in the spreadsheet world.

Planning Analytics

Paul Bard

Ops, sales, marketing, HR — everyone needs business planning solutions!

Do you think planning applications are only for Finance? Au contraire, mon frère! Fast, flexible planning and analysis is for everyone!

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."

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

Planning analytics 101: What is our plan?

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

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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

Marcus Dietrich

Want to use Microsoft Excel with IBM Planning Analytics? Here’s how it’s done.

You’ve heard us talk a lot about why spreadsheets aren’t suited to planning for large organizations. But Microsoft Excel is still the preferred to...

Analytics for all

Paul Bard

You can’t see what’s coming if you’re always “heads down.” Look up—it's Think 2018!

Are you “heads down” busy at work pretty much all the time? Most of us are. Well, it’s time to lift your head up and see what’s happening and ...

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Paul Bard

Analytics University is a week away! But there’s still time to register

Analytics University is one of the best opportunities you’ll ever have to learn how to get the most from your BM solutions—practical information that you and your team can put to use right now. We spoke to two IBM executives about why customers should attend Analytics University. Here’s what they had to say.

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Ronnie Rich

Frantic but fun: Preparing to present at Analytics University 2017

I've been lucky enough to have been a presenter at many past IBM conferences, and I’m fortunate to be participating in Analytics University 2017 as well. So, what's it like to prepare a session for an outstanding event like Analytics University? I can shed some light on that.