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Agile sales planning for accurate results
Sales teams often depend on time-consuming spreadsheets to strategize and build forecasts. But businesses need a modern planning solution that is integrated, collaborative, and provides a 360-degree view of win/loss trends and performance metrics across the entire organization. IBM® Planning Analytics with Watson (PDF, 850 KB) delivers the agility and accuracy necessary for organizations to collaborate across finance, sales and marketing with a single, consistent view of sales KPIs.
Track and analyze sales performance in real-time and optimize resources to increase sales, enhance productivity and drive more top-line revenue.
Modern sales planning solutions drive business results
Companies using sales planning analytics today see these benefits over non-users:
Planning solutions for sales
Use both historical and current sales performance, along with predictive analytics, to forecast future sales results more accurately.
Sales territory and quota planning
Design fair and equitable sales territories that are managed for complete coverage, and create data-driven sales quota targets that incorporate historical sales performance, market opportunity, and account segmentations.
Sales capacity planning
Optimize sales capacity and resource requirements to ensure complete coverage in all territories, eliminate the risk of unassigned quotas, and attain revenue goals.
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Create multidimensional plans, budgets and forecasts.
Interactive dashboards and enterprise reports – Up to five users can join the same trial instance.
Explore prebuilt planning solutions by industry and use cases.
What our users are saying
Thanks to IBM Planning Analytics [with Watson], we have been able to significantly streamline our reporting and budgeting processes and gain a highly detailed view of the performance of each of our convenience brands and individual stores.
Our sales force is happier because their performance now influences their commissions… It motivates them to find out what their customers need.
Manager, Planning, Steering and Monitoring Department
HEROLD Business Data GmbH
Sales matrices that used to take 3-4 days to compile and 2-3 days to consolidate are now done at the click of a button.
Principal Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Warehouse Consultant