IBM Cognos TM1

IBM Cognos TM1. IBM Cognos TM1 automates your planning, budgeting, forecasting and analysis processes. In 2016 Cognos TM1 was replaced by IBM Planning Analytics. Planning Analytics, still powered by Cognos TM1, now has much richer user interface and enables strong user adoption and flexibility around the budgeting, forecasting, planning and reporting process.
IBM Planning Analytics has a market leading Microsoft Excel Add-in as well as enabling the user community to automate core parts of the finance process. Other user cases include:

  • Moving to Rolling Forecasts
  • Embedding Workflow to a budgeting process
  • Integrating Balance Sheet & Cash Flow from a P&L
  • Running Multiple What-If Scenarios
  • Consolidation
  • Automated Reporting


Enabling Finance Transformation

IBM Planning Analytics is an integrated planning solution that uses AI to automate planning, budgeting, and forecasting and drive more intelligent workflows. Built on TM1, IBM’s powerful calculation engine, this performance management tool allows you to transcend the limits of manual planning. Quickly and easily drive faster, more accurate plans for FP&A, sales, supply chain and beyond.

All-in-one solution for planning, analysis and reporting

Ever tried piecing together budgeting, modelling, analysis, and reporting tools? It gets painful, fast. In Planning Analytics everything works together—from planning to dashboards and visual analysis. There’s no fussing with separate logins and apps. Just one solution for all your FP&A and management reporting needs.

Budget and plan faster, without compromising scalability and performances

Our customers achieve faster budgeting cycles because we eliminate hundreds of disconnected spreadsheets from the process, cut manual errors, and automate roll-ups. You spend more time analysing and less time double-checking formulas. IBM Planning Analytics enables business-wide planning, from balance sheet and cash flow, to expense, personnel, and revenue forecasting.

We know the accounting solutions used by businesses

IBM Planning Analytics integrates with popular accounting suites like SUN, Dynamics, Netsuite, Open Accounts and Sage. Simply import a spreadsheet or text file into our planning application to get started. Even set up an automated integration with your GL. It’s so easy to import your actuals, you’ll be moving to rolling forecasts in no time.

Other Services

As an accredited IBM Gold Business Partner we able to support organisations in a variety of ways. Right from solution evaluation to maintaining and building upon an organisations current investment.

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We can help you evaluate the right solution for your business through a free trial, proof of concept or hands on user workshop.

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Our support team are integral to what we do, ensuring the technology just works and your questions get answered.

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