Installing and configuring Planning Analytics for Microsoft Excel
IBM® Planning Analytics for Microsoft Excel is a Microsoft Excel-based tool that professional report authors use to build sophisticated, multiple-sheet, multiple-query reports against multiple databases.
Users can build sophisticated multiple-sheet, multiple-query reports in Excel from different kinds of data sources, and analyze and explore IBM Cognos® dimensionally modeled data. The application provides formula-based data access so that users can solve business problems and present key results in a format that is most convenient to them.
For IBM Cognos Analytics, this application is used to analyze enterprise data to identify trends, opportunities, problems, or project characteristics.
For IBM Planning Analytics, this application is used by financial analysts and planners who plan and measure business and operational data.