In purchasing IBM Cognos TM1, we made a sound investment in the future of our company.

Chris Hannon, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, Milgard

Business Challenge story

To avoid costly overstocking issues, Milgard makes goods to order. To ensure it has the resources needed to fill incoming customer orders fast, the company must predict sales extremely accurately.


Milgard designed an effective process for annual sales and operational planning, built on IBM Analytics solutions, enabling it to forecast demand and set appropriate targets for business performance.


Accurate annual sales forecasts help drive smarter planning decisions; new budget iterations are ready in days rather than weeks, driving agility; time-savings enable staff to focus on adding value.

Solution Category

  • Cloud
  • Solution Components

    • Cognos TM1
    • F&A: Supply Chain & Aftermarket
    • Planning Analytics