What is IBM Planning Analytics?

IBM Planning Analytics, powered by IBM TM1®, is an integrated planning solution designed to promote collaboration across the organization and help keep pace with the speed of modern business. With a powerful calculation engine, this enterprise performance management solution helps you move beyond the limits of spreadsheets, automating the planning process to drive faster, more accurate results. Simplify oceans of data by unifying data sources into one single repository and empowering users to build sophisticated, multidimensional models that drive more reliable forecasts. 

Key features of the integrated planning tool include:

  • Microsoft Excel interface for easy adoption
  • Multidimensional models to attain deeper insights
  • Deployment options on cloud or on premises
  • Easy-to-use self-service reporting and visualization tools
  • Unlimited what-if scenario modeling in personal sandbox

Business benefits using an integrated analytics solution

Accelerate decisions

Accelerate decisions

With a single source of truth, you can reduce planning cycles, get real-time insights and make more informed decisions.

Collaborate in every way

Collaborate in every way

Use a single solution in place of point solutions, so you can integrate multiple data sources and align top-down strategies with bottom-up execution.

Be agile

Be agile

Easily perform data analysis, use what-if scenarios, and adjust plans and forecasts in real time to anticipate or adapt to change

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Which option is right for you?

IBM Planning Analytics trial edition


Free 30-day trial of IBM Planning Analytics.

IBM Planning Analytics Express


On-premises planning, budgeting and forecasting for workgroups and midsize companies.

IBM Planning Analytics Digital Pack


Cloud-based planning, budgeting and forecasting for workgroups and midsize companies.

IBM Planning Analytics for enterprise


Enterprise-scale performance management available on premises and on the cloud, with additional options and unlimited scalability.

A look inside IBM Planning Analytics

Solution areas

Finance

Finance

Financial planning and analysis (FP&A)

Operations

Operations

Supply chain planning

Marketing

Marketing

Marketing planning

Sales

Sales

Sales planning

Human resources (HR)

Human resources (HR)

Workforce planning

Information technology (IT)

Information technology (IT)

IT planning

What's new in IBM Planning Analytics

Enterprise performance management news

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud FP&A

Integrated planning: the key to agile enterprise performance management

IBM moves into the Gartner Leaders Quadrant for Cloud FP&A. IBM Planning Analytics streamlines the planning, budgeting, forecasting and analysis process for organizations of all sizes.

BARC Research Study: The Planning Survey 18

BARC Research Study: The Planning Survey 19

The world’s largest survey of planning software users gives IBM top ranks across 25 KPIs, including ease of use, planning functionality, business value, user experience and scenario analysis.

IBM Planning Analytics data sheet

IBM Planning Analytics data sheet

Learn how self-service planning and analytics deliver the agility you need to steer your business forward.

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