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Break down planning silos
Collaborate across your organization
IBM® Planning Analytics with Watson® is a modern, AI-powered, extended planning and analysis (xP&A) solution that integrates, streamlines and scales planning across every part of the organization, including finance, sales, supply chain, HR, IT, and marketing.
Break down business unit planning siloes and foster high participation planning so you can strategize and build plans with a complete view of the organization in mind.
Planning Analytics Workspace
Create plans in a web-based interface
Manage, analyze and contribute to plans with an easy-to-use digital experience.
Planning Analytics for Excel
Use Microsoft Excel within Planning Analytics with Watson
Work with the same Excel interface and functionality you’re familiar with while also enjoying the power of an enterprise planning solution. Interoperability allows users to work in one or both interfaces.
Try Planning Analytics with Watson at no cost for 30 days
Create multidimensional plans, budgets and forecasts.
Interactive dashboards and enterprise reports – Up to five users can join the same trial instance.
Explore prebuilt planning solutions by industry and use cases.
Fast performance, scalability and flexibility
Adopt a planning solution that can grow with you
Increase data volumes, number of users, or planning models without impacting performance. IBM Planning Analytics with Watson’s flexibility allows users to build and change plans based on business processes.
Improve operational performance
Make better, more optimal business decisions with direct integration of decision optimization. Amid ever-changing business challenges, Planning Analytics helps you make better decisions that consider how to optimally deploy your resources. Optimize scenarios with complex variables and constraints to create the decision model that can be parameterized and reused over time.
Improve the accuracy of your forecasts
Leverage built-in predictive capabilities and put the power of algorithmic forecasting in the hands of users—even those without data science skills—for more accurate, consistent, and timely forecasts.
Manage and govern planning workflows with ease
Create customized applications to manage, facilitate, and increase participation in your company’s budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes.
Real-time data access and in-memory database
Gain visibility into your data
Provide all users with access to the same data, and trust in a single source of truth. The IBM Planning Analytics with Watson OLAP in-memory database, IBM TM1, connects directly to source data and refreshes in real-time.