Infuse automation and analytical power into your workflows

IBM Planning Analytics is an integrated planning solution that uses AI to automate planning, budgeting, and forecasting and drive more intelligent workflows.

Built on TM1, IBM’s powerful calculation engine, this enterprise performance management tool allows you to transcend the limits of manual planning and become the Analytics Hero your business needs. Quickly and easily drive faster, more accurate plans for FP&A, sales, supply chain and beyond.

Key benefits

AI-infused planning

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

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.

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.

One-stop shop

Partnering with IBM means conquering business challenges today and planning for tomorrow with a suite of solutions designed to support the entire analytics journey.

Flexible deployment

Choose between on-premises or on cloud (or both) and access the same data and from anywhere at any time.


Key Features

Microsoft Excel interface

Don't abandon spreadsheets – evolve them. Keep the traditional MS Excel interface you know and love, but add advanced tools like multidimensional analysis and planning. Reduce the learning curve, increase the impact.

Reduce the learning curve with planning analytics

Built-in data analysis capabilities

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

Built-in data analysis capabilities

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.

Strategic decision for your business with planning analytics

Which cloud option is right for you?

IBM Planning Analytics trial edition

Free 30-day trial of IBM Planning Analytics.

IBM Planning Analytics Express

On-premises planning, budgeting and forecasting for workgroups and midsize companies.

IBM Planning Analytics Digital Pack

Cloud-based planning, budgeting and forecasting for workgroups and midsize companies.

IBM Planning Analytics for enterprise

Enterprise-scale performance management available on premises and on the cloud, with additional options and unlimited scalability.