Cognos Planning


IBM Cognos Planning offers everything you need to establish a foundation for best-in-class performance, no matter how complex your business model. IBM Cognos Planning is enterprise planning software that helps you develop budgets and forecasts faster and more efficiently. It integrates operational and financial planning in on demand for immediate visibility into resource requirements and future business performance. You can create, compare and evaluate business scenarios, conditions, drivers, rates and assumptions and use best practices such as driver-based planning and rolling forecasting to determine resource requirements, operating performance and future business results in real time.

Cognos Planning provides the power, flexibility and integrated workflow you need to:

· Spend your time making business decisions, not debating accuracy

· Create plans and models to fit your business needs

· Develop sophisticated linked models that accurately reflect your business in all its detail

· Import enterprise data to develop effective plans

· Adapt best practices such as driver-based planning and flexible rolling forecasts

 

IBM Cognos® Planning is enterprise planning software that helps you develop budgets and forecasts faster and more efficiently.

  • You can create, compare and evaluate business scenarios, conditions, drivers, rates and assumptions and use best practices such asdriver-based planning and rolling forecasting to determine resource requirements, operating performance and future businessresults in real time.
  • Make decisions instead of debating definitions and accuracy of multiple spreadsheets with a unified view of plan data thatconnects with key metrics and information.
  • Proceed from what-is to evaluate “what-if” scenarios critical to enterprise planning, developing budgets and forecastingfuture performance with sophisticated modeling instead of spreadsheets.
  • Eliminate unproductive activities such as tracking down numbers, fixing broken links and debugging macros.
  • Create better visibility of likely operating performance using driver-based planning
  • Cognos Planning helps you build enterprise-wide budgets and forecasts faster and more efficiently. The result: True predictability and accountability across the enterprise.