Blog

What's happening? What's new? How do I use Watson Analytics? What can I do? Find answers to these questions in the Watson Analytics blog.

Archive Results

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.

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

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 moves into the Gartner Leaders Quadrant for Cloud FP&A

IBM is positioned in the Leaders quadrant in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Solutions for 2018.

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.

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

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.

Planning Analytics

Guy Jones

Looking for a new planning application? There is a better option!

You might have read my previous blog posts on things to look out for when evaluating enterprise planning applications. As you can see, some applicatio...