IBM Planning Analytics

1 Review 5/5

A cloud-based business analytics application.


  • Strong data analysis tools
  • No coding knowledge needed
  • "What-if" scenario modeling tools
  • Handles high volume of data


  • Limited training
  • Steep learning curve for new users
  • Flexible processes may be used incorrectly

About IBM Planning Analytics

When it comes to cloud planning and analytics, don’t compromise. IBM Planning Analytics goes beyond simply automating your planning, budgeting and forecasting processes. It provides self-service analytics to all of your business users through an innovative planning workspace that empowers business users to seek better business results. It delivers insights automatically from your data and helps you pull ahead of competitors and stay agile for the changes ahead.

IBM Planning Analytics Features

IBM Planning Analytics provides the following features:

  • Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting
  • Reporting
  • Scorecards & Dashboards
  • Personal and Multidimensional Scenario Modeling
  • Real-time Data Access (Including Internal & External Data from ERP and CRM Systems)
  • Automated Visualizations
  • Excel Integration
  • Integration with SAP Business Warehouse (BW), Oracle Hyperion, and TM1.
IBM Planning Analytics Business Intelligence Ad-Hoc Analysis
Ad-hoc analysis in IBM Planning Analytics lets you drag and drop hierarchies onto the grid for evaluation. This type of report will help you answer a single, specific business question, and most reports will let you drill deeper into transactional records to arrive at your answer

IBM Planning Analytics Benefits

  • Flexible and scalable: IBM Planning Analytics can be leveraged by an individual, team, department or across the enterprise. Size or budget shouldn’t force you to settle for anything less.

  • The IBM cloud advantage: With IBM, you get a complete cloud solution with a streamlined and integrated user experience. IBM provides the entire solution experience for you from IBM cloud data centers, to cloud operations to the solution itself.

  • Security: IBM follows the most demanding security protocols and standards in the industry to protect your data. Integrated. Streamlined. Secure. IBM respects your data and earns your trust.

IBM Planning Analytics EPM Software Sales Dashboard
Sales Dashboards in IBM Planning Analytics let you view sales by region, or even categorize the products sold by region. Your business will be able to look at units sold and gross sales to determine the most profitable areas of your company.


  • IBM Planning Analytics Express starts at $867.20/month/instance. This solution comes with 1 server and 5 users (3 Modelers & 2 Users) with the ability to add up to 50 users, and an additional reporting option is available for up to 100 users. Modeling tools will be installed locally.

  • IBM Planning Analytics Digital Pack starts at $1,250.00/month/instance. This solution includes 1 cloud instance and 5 users (3 Modelers & 2 Digital Users), and can be expanded to add up to 50 users. Modeling tools are available via remote desktop.

Both solutions include a Planning Analytics Workspace, Planning Analytics for Microsoft Excel, and Secure Gateway to access on-premise data.

Starting Price
$867 /month
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User Reviews of IBM Planning Analytics

Submitted on June 15th, 2023 by Anonymous


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