A new era of agile planning and exploratory analytics

In a dynamic world, you need to make fast decisions and move quickly. Spreadsheets offer control and flexibility, but they are slow and labor-intensive to maintain. The future demands speed, agility and foresight to anticipate and adapt to market conditions.

IBM® Planning Analytics, powered by IBM TM1, automates your planning, budgeting, forecasting and analysis processes. It offers the full functionality of spreadsheets while eliminating manual tasks to drive efficiency. The solution accesses all your data, and it integrates financial results and analysis with operational plans for faster execution. With a dynamic planning and analytics workspace, you can model information and gain insights, communicate using compelling visualizations, make predictions and perform what-if analysis to test alternative assumptions. Ultimately, you can create timely, reliable plans to put insight into action.

Gain forward-looking insights

Uncover real-time insights across your business dimensions using a powerful, in-memory IBM TM1 OLAP engine.

Plan and visualize in an interactive workspace

Link operational tactics to financial plans, synthesize information and see clear visualizations in a dynamic, self-service workspace.

Perform what-if analysis

Explore scenarios or test business assumptions, and immediately see the financial impact of alternative courses of action.

Leverage your MS Excel skills

Take advantage of a familiar Microsoft Excel interface, where needed. The solution offers full Excel capabilities including graphics and built-in functions.

Choose a deployment that fits your business

Benefit from cloud, on-premises or mixed deployment environments. The flexible, scalable platform can be used by individuals, teams, workgroups or the entire enterprise.

Key features

  • Customizable workspace
  • Data integration with SAP, Oracle and other sources
  • In-memory analytics
  • Predictive insights uncovered automatically
  • Flexible, scalable deployment
  • Multidimensional scenario modeling