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IBM Planning Analytics

Tim Walker

Deutsche Bahn makes decisions faster with IBM Planning Analytics

IBM Planning Analytics gives Deutsche Bahn a 360-degree view of its data so it can detect warning signs earlier and make decisions to address them faster.

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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

Andreas Kugelmeier

Modern Profitability Modeling with IBM Planning Analytics

Profitability modeling is one of the most important areas of financial analysis. Here are some drawbacks of traditional approaches and how to overcome them.

IBM 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.

IBM Planning Analytics

Patrick Butler

The IFRS 16 leasing standard — what you need to know

IFRS 16 is a set of lease accounting standards that, outside of the United States, will impact many businesses worldwide. Are you ready?

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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...

IBM 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...

IBM Planning Analytics

Guy Jones

Looking for a new planning application? Are you really getting a “single version of the truth”?

Have you sat through any planning application demos recently? Well, you will probably find that most vendors are spinning a "single version of the tru...

IBM Planning Analytics

Guy Jones

In the market for a new planning application? Make sure you do the math first!

A new planning application can help take your organization’s planning process to a whole new level by reducing your dependence on spreadsheets, auto...

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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.