What is IBM Cognos Planning?
The IBM Cognos Planning software allows businesses to easily and efficiently build enterprise-wide plans, budgets and forecasts. No matter how complex your business model might be IBM Cognos Planning offers everything you need to establish a foundation for best-in-class performance. It uses operational and financial planning in real time so you can see your resource requirements and your future business performance.
- 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.
- Proceed from what-is to evaluate â€śwhat-ifâ€ť scenarios.
- Eliminate unproductive activities
- Create better visibility of likely operating performance using driver-based planning and flexible rolling forecasts.
- Build models in days, not months.
- Add power and sophistication to your business models.
- Compare current performance with historical actuals and external benchmarks using drill-down and multidimensional cube slicing-and-dicing.
- Enable greater participation, collaboration and commitment with user-friendly Web browser and familiar MicrosoftÂ® ExcelÂ® interfaces.
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