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IBM Planning Analytics with Watson solution brief

Learn how IBM® Planning Analytics with Watson® accelerates planning and forecasting cycles and allows for collaboration across the business.

Documentation

Find out more about installing, using, and administering IBM Planning Analytics with Watson on the IBM Knowledge Center.

Data and AI accelerator catalog

Discover how IBM Planning Analytics with Watson can work for you with best practice guides, industry use cases, planning models and more.

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xP&A blog series

Extended Planning & Analysis Blog Series

Extended Planning & Analysis (xP&A)

Learn what xP&A is, why it is important, and how it is evolving the role of finance. 

The Future of Financial Planning & Analysis with Digital Transformation

Learn how to modernize your FP&A practice in order to adopt strategies that are focused on process automation, agility, transparency and metric-based insights.

Supply chain planning in an xP&A world

See how supply chain leaders are using integrated planning solutions today to make decisions with a synthesized view of the organization in mind.

Supply chain planning in an xP&A world 2.0

Learn how companies achieve greater inventory accuracy with xP&A solutions.

IBM Planning Analytics delivers continuous integration with Watson

See how IBM Planning Analytics with Watson can provide a truly modern, AI-powered planning solution complete with the strongest scenario planning capabilities in the industry, empowering you to plan continuously.

How xP&A can save your workforce

Learn how to improve workforce planning, and ultimately employee satisfaction, by evolving planning boundaries beyond HR to include collaboration among all departments.

Customer videos

Ancestry

Makes changes to their income statement, balance sheet and cashflow in real time.

Vapo Oy

Uses Planning Analytics with Watson to reduce complexity and implement a new sustainable business model.

Carhartt

Intelligently predicts demand and automates replenishment, so that it can deliver the highest possible service level to its wholesale customers.

Pebble Beach

Analyzes inventory levels, optimizes purchasing, and makes better use of merchandise with IBM Planning Analytics with Watson.

Sunbelt Rentals

Optimizes their planning processes and produces new data and reports in a short amount of time with IBM Planning Analytics with Watson and Cognos Analytics. 

Montage International

Expands luxury properties rapidly through the real-time visibility that IBM Planning Analytics with Watson and Cognos Analytics provide.

Case studies

London South Bank University

London South Bank University

Speeds up monthly payroll planning processes by 85%.

Goodpack IBC (Singapore) Pte Ltd.

Goodpack IBC (Singapore) Pte Ltd.

Reduces budget collation by 108 hours per quarter, helping turn multiple versions of the budget around faster.

KAZANCI HOLDING

KAZANCI HOLDING

Takes less than 5 days to consolidate group financials, 10 days faster than the previous method.

Länsförsäkringar AB

Länsförsäkringar AB

Drives precision in long-term forecasts by increasing planning cycles to 10 annually.

Demos

IBM Planning Analytics with Watson FP&A Demo

Discover how Planning Analytics with Watson can be used to create a financial plan that applies across the enterprise.

IBM Planning Analytics with Watson Supply Chain Planning Demo

See how predictive baselines help improve demand forecast accuracy.

IBM Planning Analytics with Watson Workforce Planning Demo

Learn how IBM Planning Analytics with Watson can help you create more accurate and agile workforce plans.

Hear from the analysts

Constellation Research report

Learn why a modern planning platform is necessary for success, and how to stay agile in uncertain times.

The Total Economic Impact™ of IBM Planning Analytics with Watson

Commissioned Forrester Consulting study finds IBM customers see USD 1.7 million in benefits over three years.

Gartner’s Innovation Insight for Extended Planning and Analysis (xP&A) ¹

Learn how xP&A is transforming financial and operational planning by breaking down business unit siloes and creating a single point of collaboration across financial and business teams.

Footnotes

¹ Gartner, Innovation Insight for Extended Planning and Analysis (xP&A), Robert Anderson, John Van Decker, Tim Payne, Melissa Hilbert, David Pidsley, 28 October 2020