IBM Planning Analytics

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A cloud-based business analytics application which uses AI to provide more actionable insights.

Product Overview

IBM Planning Analytics is an AI-driven planning solution integrating collaboration across various business areas. Key features include basic planning, budgeting, and forecasting, along with more advanced predictive modeling, integration with statistical packages, and report-sharing tools. It uses all these tools to automatically deliver insights so businesses can stay agile.

IBM Planning Analytics can integrate with third-party software like SAP and Oracle to provide a full overview of company data. It’s designed for scalability across enterprises, supporting Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems. There are mobile applications for iOS, Android, and Windows Phones.


  • 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

Target Market

Enterprises and other large-scale companies needing multi-dimensional planning and forecasting tools to provide advanced data management and collaboration across multiple departments.

About IBM Planning Analytics

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IBM Planning Analytics Features

IBM Planning Analytics provides the following features:

  • Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting
  • Reporting
  • Scorecards and Dashboards
  • Personal and Multidimensional Scenario Modeling
  • Real-time Data Access (Including Internal and 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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Submitted on June 16th, 2023 by Anonymous


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