IBM Planning Analytics

(Powered by IBM Cognos TM1)

Planning Analytics is a solution powered by IBM Cognos TM1 that automates your planning, budgeting, forecasting and analysis processes.

What’s New

IBM Planning Analytics  V2.0.5

In this release, once Planning Analytics Administration agent has been configured, it enhances Planning Analytics Workspace user’s interaction with metadata and data:

  • Helps users to drag and drop dimension members to achieve new Dimensions, Attributes.
  • Users can drag and drop members from one parent hierarchy to other and can change ancestor structure.
  • User can import data into cubes just by dragging and dropping files (for cloud version for now).
New parameters have been introduced to use multi-threading features which will help with quicker data loads and assist with other transaction types. IBM Planning Analytics has a new system’s user group, OperationsAdmin, whose sole purpose is to do maintenance and operational work. The members of this group do not see any of TM1 metadata, nor any cube or any other data. However, members of this group can perform tasks such as unlock users, disconnect users, and cancel threads.

If you are upgrading IBM TM1 Web with this installation of IBM Planning Analytics Local release 2.0.5, you install a new version of the web.xml file called and your existing web.xml file is preserved.

Planning Analytics

A Single Solution for Better Business Results

Planning Analytics

A new era of agile planning and exploratory analytics

In today’s volatile business environment, organizations need speed, agility and foresight in their financial and operational performance management. IBM Planning Analytics delivers on all three. Powered by IBM TM1 and deployable on cloud or on premises, IBM Planning Analytics automates planning, budgeting, forecasting and analysis processes. It enables Finance and line of business users to coordinate their planning, linking key business drivers to financial KPIs.

This powerful financial planning and analysis solution helps you:

  • Create timely, reliable plans, budgets and forecasts
  • Perform in-depth, what-if scenario analysis to test assumptions and compare alternatives
  • Build multidimensional models to analyze profitability by product, customer, region
  • Communicate insights with compelling, self-service visualizations
  • Collaborate and integrate plans across Finance, Sales, Supply Chain, Operations, HR.
  • Gain forward-looking insights: uncover real-time insights across your business dimensions using a powerful, in-memory IBM TM1 OLAP engine.
  • Plan and visualize in an interactive workspace: link operational tactics to financial plans, synthesize information and see clear data visualizations in a dynamic, self-service workspace.
  • Perform what-if analysis: explore scenarios or test business assumptions, and immediately see the financial impact of alternative courses of action.
  • Leverage your MS Excel skills: take advantage of a familiar Microsoft Excel interface, where needed. The solution offers full Excel capabilities including graphics and built-in functions.
  • Choose a deployment that fits your business: Benefit from cloud, on-premises or mixed deployment environments. The flexible, scalable platform can be used by individuals, teams, workgroups or the entire enterprise.


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Planning Analytics

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