Can you relate to these modern IT trends?


of CIOs feel a strong urgency to digitally transform the enterprise


of IT practitioners are effective at facilitating digital reinvention enterprise-wide


of "Reinventor CIOs" are placing emphasis on using data to identify unmet customer needs

Solve your IT planning challenges


Your challenge
So many IT projects, so little time. It’s no simple task to balance the IT needs of an entire organization with digital transformation objectives and constant technology innovation. Additional resources are often required.

Our solution
Automate manual tasks so you can focus on big-picture IT strategy. Accelerate IT planning with a dynamic solution that provides visibility into resource allocation, expenditures and asset utilization data to help make the most-strategic decisions.


Your challenge
When IT decision-making is siloed, the result can have a negative impact on operational efficiency. Collaboration is necessary for understanding organizational resource requirements and tracking ongoing IT projects and costs.

Our solution
Collaboration with cross-functional teams helps IT understand spending, resources and financial plans to determine the best allocation of resources. Visibility across teams means better alignment to achieve departmental and organizational goals.


Your challenge
IT budgets often allocate organizational spending into tools and projects with long-term time frames, which limits adaptability. But modern IT teams need to be responsive to changing demands and deliver a timely response.

Our solution
A flexible planning solution helps you respond quickly to new demands and to plan continuously throughout the year. One centralized plan gives you the ability to optimize in real-time, rather than making changes across multiple spreadsheets.

IT planning solution: IBM Planning Analytics powered by TM1®

IBM Planning Analytics is a fast and flexible IT planning and analytics solution. Deployable on cloud or on premises, it automates manual processes and helps simplify complex analytics and the communication of insights across the organization.

What our users are saying

“We will be able to be much more responsive and manage multiple projects seamlessly.”

— Alaa Soueif, ARDIC

“Working with IBM means that we will be much better able to match up our existing skills and resources with customer orders.”

— David Legge, GKN Aerospace

“We can gain the insight we need and make the right decisions in just a few hours.”

— George Sarabia, Channell

IT planning software use cases

IT project planning

Track and manage resources, skills, project status and costs with comprehensive project plans. Leverage insights into asset and resource utilization to optimize spend. Focus on projects that maximize value and deliver ROI.

IT budgeting

Budgeting for IT in the digital age is complex. Simplify planning with visibility into all data sources to help forecast spending more accurately and to prioritize IT projects. Gauge impact before making decisions with what-if scenarios.

IT portfolio management

Help inform better decision-making when you couple cross-functional collaboration with granular insights into IT portfolio data. Refocus time from collecting data to strategic planning, enabling alignment with IT and organizational objectives.

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