Versatile, easy to use and cost-effective, the spreadsheet has and continues to be an invaluable tool for budgets, forecasts and plans in businesses large and small. But spreadsheets do pose some limitations, particularly with regard to data accuracy. Given today’s highly competitive, rapid pace,
With multiple operating divisions and disconnected spreadsheets, LucasFilm needed a financial forecasting solution that uses scheduling and other data to predict production costs. By utilizing IBM Cognos TM1, LucasFilm was able to better forecast the product costs and increased productivity across
Over the last half-century, perception of the strategic planning process has shifted from corporate panacea to organizational albatross. However, expect a renaissance in strategic planning thanks to new technologies that emphasize three major advantages of having insightful and actionable plans.
InterGen wanted to analyze large amounts of data in lots of different ways. They went from data analytics via spreadsheet to IBM Cognos TM1 for all of their budgeting and forecasting. Now, Intergen is able to make decisions faster with more effectiveness using IBM Analytics solutions.
IBM Performance Management can fill in the gaps to enhance Excel, letting all your data live happily in one place so that people can easily use Excel to input data, with results instantly reviewable at every level.
The rate of technological change dictates that businesses and industries constantly reinvent themselves to cater to the changing needs of their audiences. Being prepared to adapt to this high-speed change is the most crucial requirement for ongoing success.
Creating and maintaining an adaptive organization is well within reach through advanced analytics and innovation, and the right analytics solutions can help businesses transform data-driven insight into actual value without the nightmares from shifting market conditions and information overload.
CFOs, business leaders, and line-of-business managers can enhance their budgeting decisions with solid, insightful forecasting. Learn from the leading experts in this area to understand the clear path toward making organizations future ready.