IBM Planning Analytics Workspace (PAW)
Automate data collection, consolidation and analysis to gain insights into your business performance in real-time 
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IBM Planning Analytics Workspace (PAW) is a web-based interface for the IBM Planning Analytics platform.

PAW provides a comprehensive and collaborative environment combining powerful data visualization capabilities with advanced planning and forecasting functionalities to enable users to make informed decisions based on accurate and up-to-date information

IBM Planning Analytics Workspace (PAW) is a powerful solution that addresses a range of business problems related to planning, analysis and reporting processes. It eliminates the complexities and inefficiencies of traditional planning methods by automating data collection, consolidation and analysis. This automation streamlines planning activities, reduces manual effort, and improves accuracy.

With PAW, you gain real-time visibility into business performance, as it provides immediate access to data from multiple sources. This enables all users to monitor key metrics, track progress against targets and identify trends or anomalies in the data, facilitating quicker and more informed decision-making.

PAW also offers collaboration features that foster effective teamwork. Users can share data, insights and comments within the application, ensuring everyone has access to the latest information.

Benefits Supercharged planning and analysis

Unlock the power of advanced analytics. PAW's real-time visibility and predictive modeling capabilities give you the edge to make informed decisions that drive business growth.

Collaborate and conquer

Break down the silos and bring your teams together. PAW provides a centralized hub for collaboration, enabling multiple users to work simultaneously, share insights and align their plans and forecasts.

Turbocharge your efficiency

No more wasting precious time on tedious tasks. PAW integrates data from various sources, providing a single source of truth. Its intuitive interface and self-service capabilities empower you to create reports and analyze data on the fly.

Streamline processes One centralized platform Organize your assets into applications and plans, creating logical containers for related assets. Employ application group books, views and websheets to plan group tasks for planning and budgeting processes. Assign contributors, set due dates and define task dependencies. With user group assignments, you control access and ensure collaboration flows smoothly. Read more

Evaluate performance visually Performance scorecards With visual indicators like traffic lights and trend icons, you can easily assess performance by comparing targets to actual results. You can integrate existing scorecards into your books and analyze data across different time periods, metrics, and dimensions. Additionally, you have the flexibility to create impactful visualizations like impact diagrams and strategy maps. Read more

Simplify data modeling Code-free modeling environment Build and maintain the structure of your financial model without the need for coding. The intuitive interface and drag-and-drop functionality enable you to create and modify cubes, dimensions, hierarchies and calculations effortlessly. Transform and load data seamlessly into your financial model. Read more
What you get Interactive dashboards

Track and analyze your business performance with visually stunning and interactive dashboards. Customize dashboards with intuitive drag-and-drop functionality, interactive charts and graphs to gain valuable insights at a glance.

Advanced modeling and forecasting

Leverage sophisticated algorithms and predictive analytics to simulate different scenarios, forecast future outcomes, and make informed decisions based on data-driven insights.

Collaborative planning

Engage your team members in collaborative planning processes, allowing them to contribute their expertise, share comments and collaborate in real-time. PAW provides a central platform for teams to work together, ensuring everyone is aligned towards common goals.

Data integration and automation

PAW seamlessly integrates with various data sources, enabling you to consolidate data from multiple systems. Automate data import processes and eliminate manual data entry, saving time and reducing errors.

What-if analysis

Explore different scenarios and assess the potential impact of your decisions with PAW. Test various assumptions, adjust parameters, and instantly see the projected outcomes, helping you plan for different business scenarios.

Reporting and presentation

Easily create professional-looking reports and presentations. Generate comprehensive reports, export data, and share insights with stakeholders in various formats, such as PDF or Excel, ensuring effective communication of your analysis and plans.

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