IBM Planning Analytics On Demand is now available starting at $45 per month

Agile planning for accuracy and efficiency

IBM Planning Analytics is an AI-infused integrated planning solution that automates planning, forecasting and budgeting.

By accelerating processes and obtaining more reliable results, Planning Analytics powers more intelligent workflows that drive greater accuracy and efficiency.

Now you can quickly and easily drive faster, more accurate plans for financial operationssalessupply chain and beyond, with the flexibility to choose your deployment method: on-premises, cloud or on IBM Cloud Pak® for Data. And with the new release of the Planning Analytics On Demand version, small to medium businesses can transcend the limits of spreadsheet planning and drive better business decisions at a lower price point.

Key benefits

Time and cost savings

Automate manual spreadsheet-based processes to accelerate planning cycles and leverage scenario planning to see the impact of decisions before making them.

Superior scale for growing businesses

Acquire insights quickly and adjust plans in real time, even if the face of growing data complexity – without changing existing business processes.

AI-infused planning

Automated model creation, natural language processing, and cognitive help make it even quicker and easier for any user to create an accurate plan.

A functionality boost for spreadsheets

Protect your investment in Microsoft Excel while transcending the limitations of spreadsheets. Use a familiar interface with more robust features.

Collaboration across the organization

Break down siloes, unify data, and synchronize planning across the organization to reveal the full picture of your data to drive integrated plans.

Flexible deployment

Deploy where you need it, on-premises, on cloud or both. In addition, IBM Planning Analytics can be deployed on IBM Cloud Pak® for Data, across any cloud or multi-cloud environment.

IBM Planning Analytics is “Top Rated” by users on TrustRadius!

IBM Planning Analytics is “Top Rated” by users on TrustRadius! Read the reviews

Clients save time and cost with Planning Analytics


Time saved in completing annual budgeting cycles


Time saved in completing forecasts


Saved with streamlined budgeting processes


Microsoft Excel interface

Don't abandon spreadsheets – evolve them. Keep the traditional MS Excel interface you know and love, while enjoying the capabilities of a modern planning and analytics solution. 

With direct connectivity to source systems, all users can work with the same data. This facilitates one version of truth and eliminates the labor and time required to validate data and reconcile spreadsheets. Increased automation drives more accurate results, leading to both cost and time savings in the long run. 

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What-if scenario testing

See the impact of your decisions before making them by exploring unlimited what-if scenarios. In a flexible, private sandbox environment, you can test as many options as needed to help make the most strategic decision for your business, and see possible outcomes to avoid potentially costly missteps.

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Built-in data analysis capabilities

Uncover deep insights using robust analysis and reporting tools via dashboarding, MS Excel, and IBM Cognos Analytics – without help from a data scientist or analyst. Forget exporting data to another tool or purchasing additional analytics software, all the functionality you need is already included.

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Which cloud option is right for you?

IBM Planning Analytics Trial

Try before you buy! Explore the exciting capabilities of Planning Analytics with this free, 90-day cloud-based trial. Upgrade to the Digital edition any time

IBM Planning Analytics (Enterprise)

Enterprise-scale performance management on-premises, on cloud or both. With IBM- and 3rd-party application integration, and an Excel interface for easy adoption

IBM Planning Analytics on Demand

A more affordable self-service solution hosted on the IBM Cloud. Ideal for small- to medium organizations, and a direct upgrade from the Trial Edition

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