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Jared Koepp | TrustRadius Reviewer
January 15, 2020

Benefits of IBM Planning Analytics on the Cloud for Budgeting and Consolidations

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We currently use IBM Planning Analytics for financial and sales budgeting and forecasting. We use it to calculate our complex allocation methodology to see a budgeted and forecasted P&L during our budget season. We also load actual results to have comparability during the budget season as well as after. We're currently working on building consolidations within IBM Planning Analytics to broaden our analytics capability as well as streamline our business. Some of our sales groups within our organization use IBM Planning Analytics for sales reporting since it has robust security and customized reports which can be accessed from the web. We also incorporate the detailed sales budget which is constructed within IBM Planning Analytics.
  • Security: IBM PA has a robust security model which allows for very detailed security.
  • Speed: IBM PA can calculate complex formulas quickly to allow for faster analysis.
  • Dashboarding: IBM PA dashboarding is minimal compared to other products on the market.
  • Bursting: Allowing reports or dashboards to be automatically sent out via email.
Suited for:
  • Need for customization
  • Complex formulas
  • Large amount of data
  • Security is a priority
  • Cloud-based
  • Data entry
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
Less Appropriate:
  • Basic sales reporting
  • Dashboarding
  • Non-complex business which can be done via Excel
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Nick Waters | TrustRadius Reviewer
March 23, 2020

IBM Planning Analytics Review

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It solves a variety of financial and operational planning, budgeting and forecasting problems across multiple vertical and horizontal industry sectors.
  • What if scenario planning
  • Financial planning
  • Web based planning UI
  • Excel based planning
  • Dash-boarding
  • Ease of onboarding
  • Getting started guide
  • User community
Well suited for all different types of financial and operational planning scenarios. In the higher education sector, it provides student number planning and finance planning really well.
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Christopher Wolfe | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 14, 2020

IBM Planning Analytics - Solid Bedrock for Building Performance Management Solutions!

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Integrated Financials, Financial Performance Management, Planning and Forecasting
  • Incredibly Flexible Platform
  • Consolidates Data Quickly
  • Slowly Changing Hierarchies
  • Ingesting Cloud Data Sources
Well suited for aggregation of data - doesn't have to be financial. Functionality to extrapolate historical actuals to current forecast would be nice!
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Medline Masson | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 04, 2020

IBM Planning Analytics saves time and is very effective!

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We are using IBM Planning Analytics as a financial planning and accounting tool for our web development firm. We upgraded from a custom tool we had developed but it was too slow. The speed increase we experience during a trial alone was enough for us to upgrade. We were already IBM Cloud users and we noticed right away how it improved our productivity and felt IBM Planning Analytics would do the same.
  • Increased productivity due to fast speed
  • Planning Analytics integrated seamlessly with Excel
  • Subset editor can use a little improvement
  • Would like for the backend to be more modernized
It is a wonderful solution for not only finance business users but any company looking for a business performance software that can help you plan and budget. This software has saved us a lot of time, we can load information instantly into it making our firm's financial department to run very efficiently.
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Allen Peter | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 07, 2020

IBM Planning Analytics Review

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IBM Planning Analytics is being used by our organization for planning, budgeting, and forecasting. We are currently using it across the entire organization. It helps us with budgeting and finance planning.
  • Budgeting
  • Forecasting
  • Deployment options
  • Visualization tools
IBM Planning Analytics is very well suited for company budgeting and forecasting.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
March 31, 2020

Great potential, needs more investment

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IBM Planning Analytics is our central repository for financial data. It used to create consolidated reports, model the business, and operationalize our plans.
  • Real-Time Calculations
  • Fast Query Response Time
  • REST API interconnectivity
  • Excel integration
  • High-speed aggregation engine
  • Lack of cloud support
  • Lack of 3rd-party application support
  • No high-availability options
  • Hard to use UI designs
  • Lacks support for enterprise scale.
IBM Planning Analytics is a best-in-class business modeling engine. It is flexible, scalable, and fast. The server is the gem in the crown and delivers the high-speed flexibility businesses need. IBM Planning Analytics is not enterprise or cloud-ready. It requires too much engineering work to make it reliably scale. The user interfaces are hard to use and don't deliver the reliability that large enterprises require.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
March 19, 2020

IBM PA Yay Yay!

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We implement Planning Analytics (and it's earlier versions—TM1) across a range of clients. Clients use it across a wide range of areas including Finance and Sales and Operations (stock, inventory, procurement).
  • In memory calculations.
  • Pulls from different varied sources.
  • Nice front end web options with PAW.
  • Good backing by IBM.
  • TM1 engine.
  • PAX provides access to those who want spreadsheet functionality.
  • Cloud version means less maintenance with server installs and upgrades.
  • Still buggy in some cases with the front ends of PAW and PAX.
Great for pulling in actual data from many varied sources to provide one source of the truth. Fantastic for forecasting/budgeting. Not really a transactional system, so even though PA/TM1 is so flexible in letting you build different models and you could do this for some things, I wouldn't use it as a transactional system.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
March 13, 2020

IBM Planning Analytics saves us time!

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IBM Planning Analytics is unbelievably adaptable. It is being used by our law firm in combination with other integrable IBM products such as Cognos Analytics. One of the best functionalities is the Excel add-in that allows us to produce reports and watch data from the Cognos database whilst in Excel.
  • Excel add-in.
  • Plan, create, and analyze content.
  • Easy standard upgrade.
  • Upgrade process can be daunting.
  • Easier way of integrating Planning Analytics with Cognos.
Prior to upgrading to Planning Analytics, our way for producing excel reports took triple times the work that Planning Analytics and Cognos provide, so we were ecstatic about the new excel functionality. There is not one thing to dislike about this tool. When migrating from TM1 it was quite easy, but nonetheless, it is a process with several layers that require sufficient planning.

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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 25, 2020

IBM PA: Productive reliability in a fast paced environment

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General ledger and sales reporting with the board reporting suite. Management reporting, month-end reporting, and dashboards. It addresses the problem of one singular source of truth for reporting purposes and multiple users analyzing the same data set and communicating results and analysis findings using the one data set within data cubes in TM1.
  • Data cubes
  • Data rules processing
  • PAX is extremely slow: needs to be at the performance level of perspectives.
  • PAW dash boarding is complicated.
General ledger reporting.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 20, 2020

Great tool for budgeting and consolidation

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IBM Planning Analytics is really flexible and we are able to develop really complex solutions. The top-down and bottom-up planning procedure features really help to visualize data for analysis purposes directly from live mode. It helps to improve business project agility. It can handle a large amount of data and is really a great tool for analysis. We can integrate with multiple data sources, even outside of IBM tools.
  • Helps in customizing and consolidating data.
  • Increase productivity due to high speed.
  • No web browser support.
  • Price is little bit high for small organizations to afford.
  1. Great tool for planning and budgeting.
  2. It helps in reporting and these can be accessed from anywhere since it uses cloud services.
  3. Highly capable of handling huge data with high speed.
  4. Turbo integration tool(ETL) has no debugging tool provided, which makes debugging very difficult for users.
  5. 5.user interface can be improved which is very useful
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 13, 2020

IBM Planning Analytics review

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We use it as a forecasting and budgeting tool for our whole organization. Our forecast model is based on the turnover forecast and expenses budget. The turnover is automatically calculated based on the forecasted hours done by our company consults and the customer-specific hourly cost. The turnover forecast is revised every quarter. Fixed costs are rather static in our company, so they are forecasted only once per year. Previous actual is there to help forecasting.
  • Rolling forecast, different versions and scenarios.
  • User friendly interface and no need for client software. Everything is done via web browser.
  • Web browser support.
You can easily do different scenarios (as many as you like) from forecast and you can play with the numbers in sandbox mode. When you're satisfied with the numbers you can publish them. Variant calculations is easy to add and all kinds of visualizations can be added to help. Security to planning models can be built and you can hide numbers which are only shown to a specified user group (for example salaries is only visible to HR Department).
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 11, 2020

Planning Analytics changes the way to analyze budgets

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I am a Consultant in CPM developing over the years in TM1. We also used TM1 for POCs and more.
In the company we use it sometimes for internal tasks. IBM Planning Analytics will solve problems of information integration and will eliminate having tons of Excel spreadsheets in local environments with macros that are not dynamic.
  • Manage large volumes of information.
  • The interfaces are near to Excel or Web apps.
  • Some problems with performance due to feeders.
  • The user interface can be improved, no major changes since the first versions.
IBM Planning Analytics is well suited for:
Planning and Budgeting for CFOs, the financial users plan their expenses in advanced in a centralized way as well as review the execution of them.
Sales applications, for demand planning allowing to enter the expected sales in order to synchronize with the production lines and take better estimation of resources.
Other applications that are related to Business Intelligence, every single business model can be done in IBM Planning Analytics as it will have to analyze data in a multidimensional way.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 07, 2020

IBM Planning Analytics for faster process management

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IBM planning analytics helps to improve business performance. We can do the processes planning calculations, etc. using a high-performance computing engine. It is a planning, budgeting, solution management system that can be deployed on the cloud system. It supports all the functionalities of Excel and more facilities. Users can do complex process managements and calculations using IBM Planning Analytics.
  • Performance management
  • Faster computation, planing and budgeting
  • UI creation is little nasty.
  • Price is too high for mid companies.
IBM planning is well-suited for process management systems as it helps to quicken computational processing, planning, coordination, forecasting, and analysis.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
January 16, 2020

IBM Plannng Analytics Powered By TM1 in the Cloud

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IBM Planning Analytics powered by TM1 is used by the Finance Department for budgeting, forecasting & planning to a 10 year horizon. It is also used in the planning & quality analytics area to look at sales targets & revenues based on industry data & past sales results.

It consolidates what would normally be a time consuming & manual process to extract data out of the Oracle ERP into spreadsheets for month-end reporting, forecasts & budgeting.
  • Ability to extract & report data at a very granular level.
  • Scenario analysis by changing data & seeing what the overall impact is.
  • Would like IBM to ensure the Cloud experience is as stable as the on-premise version.
  • More direct IBM involvement to resolve system & environment issues & informing the customer directly rather than through 3rd party support providers who may not be able to.
Recommended for its ability to build multiple cubes for data capture & reporting (e.g. management month-end, workforce, capital & cashflow).
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
January 15, 2020

IBM Planning Analytics: our platform of choice

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Used and loved by our clients: we are an enterprise performance management expert and have been consulting, implementing and supporting IBM Planning Analytics for some time now. Our clients use it for various use-cases like, basic planning, budgeting, allocations, and chargebacks which tend to get pretty complicated for multi-geography, multi-BU conglomerates. Whats is unique is that IBM Planning Analytics is a platform that lays a solid foundation for not just the Office of Finance, but the Enterprise in all. Whether HR, Operations, Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing or Supply Chain, IBM Planning Analytics has use-cases to offer which in turn helps the organization drive integrated planning, where all stakeholders involved, can see clearly into the future and make informed decisions.
  • Integrated planning
  • Best in class & fastest in-memory technology
  • Better integration within IBM software stack like Cognos Analytics.
  • Prioritization of key deliverables from product teams & sticking to declared timelines.
Best suited for Office of Finance use cases like, basic Planning, budgeting, allocations, and chargebacks which tend to get pretty complicated for multi-geography, multi-BU conglomerates. Best suited for Integrated planning where different departments like HR, Operations, Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing or Supply Chain get together to build business scenario models and/or explore new business opportunities/threats. Not best suited where use-cases are primarily visualization and the client is after "pixel-perfect" reports or dashboards.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
March 04, 2020

IBM Planning Analytics Review

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We use IBM Planning Analytics for integrated sales and operations planning from external sales forecasting to supply planning. We also use it for IFRS16 calculation and KPI.
  • Performance
  • Top-down allocations
  • Sandbox and scenarios
  • Usability in modifying the end-user layout
  • Processes to handle data transformations
IBM Planning Analytics is well suited for sales and operations planning fields, where you need to customize calculations frequently.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 07, 2020

Brief review from an academic

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I use it to teach my MBA and undergrad students. I showcase to them how they can use its data analytics and visualization power to solve business problems and facilitate the decision-making processes.
  • Intuitive interface
  • Strong analytics
  • Slow learning curve.
  • Needs more educational materials such as video training.
When there is enough data it can be a good tool.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 03, 2020

IBM Planning Analytics Review

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It is used for reporting and finance modeling purposes across the whole organization. Currently, we are upgrading from TM1 10.2.2 to Planning Analytics. With new front end tools, I believe they can provide more capabilities for allowing users or developers to have better experiences with the product.
  • TM1/PA could help to produce finance budgeting models fast, which helps better the decision-making processes for the company.
  • TM1/PA could provide reporting from cubes fast and easily, which helps to solve user queries regarding day to day business.
  • Hierarchy awareness for DBSW functions in Excel.
  • Performance of transferring huge data via REST API.
IBM Planning Analytics is well suited for:
  • Finance budgeting, planning, and forecasting with different financial models.
  • User daily or monthly department reporting in TM1 web.
  • Multidimensional reporting over huge data sets
It is less appropriate for:
  • Detailed transactional reporting.
  • Statistical and mathematical calculation.
  • Machine or deep learning.
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Amin Mohammed | TrustRadius Reviewer
June 13, 2019

The Best Investment for Corporate Financial Planning

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It is being used at my client site for reporting the gross margin for the entire organization which otherwise was done in offline Excel spreadsheets.
  • Managed services - IT no longer has to worry about managing the infrastructure - including adding or removing disc space, RAM, upgrades, authorizations, and security, etc. It's all being managed by IBM that proactively monitors the environments and sends regular updates and alerts to keep the client informed of key events.
  • Product upgrades and fixes - IBM owns the complete responsibility to ensure timely upgrades are taking place and fixes are applied to keep the product up to date ensuring the clients are able to leverage the best of the product as soon as it's available. This also includes taking the backups and restoring it when requested with a very proactive Ops team who diligently monitors the emails and responds and addresses the requests 24/7, even at very short notices.
  • Mobility - WIth applications on the cloud, it becomes very convenient for clients to access the reports from anywhere, anytime and from any device that supports the internet without having to be within the corporate network.
  • Losing all the control over the environment and depending on Cloud Ops for performing even small tasks - flexibility needs to be added as to where some ownership can be shared between the client and Cloud Ops.
  • Limitations on logging in to the RDP where no more than 2 users can log in at the same time (I understand this is more of a Microsoft issue - however, a middle path or a workaround must be provided to address the issue at hand).
  • Setting up the ADFS security for the application is still a bit of a process to go through - this can be streamlined a bit.
It's well suited for the clients who heavily use it during a certain time of the year (like the budgeting period) and once it is locked down, the usage decreases as it helps in ramping up and down the resources and licenses based on the requirement.
It's also suited for:

-Where clients are planning to move from CapEx to Opex business model for longer capital gains.
-Where managing the infrastructure has become more complex.
-Where they want to be able to be up to the speed with the latest advancements in the PA space.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
June 21, 2019

IBM Planning Analytics Rocks! (esp. Excel integration!)

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My company's finance team leverages IBM Planning Analytics for budgeting, forecasting and analysis. I am the budget owner for one of the larger cost centers and hence interact with the tool during planning cycles. The tool is being heavily used by finance and moderately used by different business units across the company.
  • Robust computing capabilities
  • Single-source-of truth for actuals and forecast
  • Capable of handling large data sets
  • Empowers analysts to spend more time analyzing
  • Great Excel integration
  • User interface could be more modern and intuitive
  • Better capability to brand the tool to fit your company's aesthetic
  • Built in / out of the box stock-based-compensation modeling
  • More colors and fonts for visualizations
IBM Planning Analytics is great if you want to add an incredible amount of horsepower to your analytics team. Capable of handling huge data sets with vast computing power, IBM Planning Analytics really enabled our company to mature our forecasting, budgeting and analytics capabilities. It also has a great Excel integration which helps cultivate user adoption as folks are familiar with that tool.
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Christopher Redmond | TrustRadius Reviewer
May 13, 2016

IBM Cognos TM1 proves Flexible and On-Demand!

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Internally, at BPM NW Cognos TM1 is used for financial performance management including budgeting, planning, forecasting as well as operational reporting of balance sheet, P & L and Cash Flow analysis. The financial forecasting is partly driven by a second TM1 application which predicts sales pipeline and consulting revenue activities.

Externally, BPM NW offers ten individuals with nearly 70 years of combined TM1 development experience using IBM and industry standard best practices in a wide variety of industries including healthcare, retail, banking, hospitality, transportation, manufacturing, government and many others. These applications are often developed in conjunction with IBM Cognos BI report development and/or Data Warehouse development.
  • TM1 is tremendously more flexible than the competitor products due to its ability to calculate real-time.
  • Hierarchy changes are instantly available to take advantage of the real-time calculation. No pre-consolidations needed!
  • Native write-back capability allows for simple, integrated budgeting, forecasting and what-if analysis.
  • IBM is constantly improving the product and integrating with new products like Cognos BI, SPSS and is now beginning to integrate it with Watson Analytics.
  • New cloud versions of TM1 are now providing some really great web-based tools to simplify and streamline the presentation development and strengthen the self-service reporting, analytics and what-if analysis capacity.
  • The ETL tool (Turbo Integrator) is very powerful, but a bit clunky: It has no debugging tool provided and doesn't even offer a simple Find function. As a result, many developers use Notepad++ with a Language template to assist in development.
  • Cube rules are an extremely powerful tool that is hard to match in the industry. The problem here is similar to TI, there is no debugging tool available, though the Rules Editor at least provides a Find/Replace function.
  • The relatively new Performance Modeler (PM) has some nice features and can be a nice tool as a replacement for Turbo Integrator (TI) and Rules. The problem is that once you develop with PM, you cannot go back to TI or the Rules Editor and you cannot "tweek" the PM code to improve performance or allow for exceptions or special circumstances that the PM interface does not handle.
TM1 is first and foremost an analytical tool which lends itself very well to budgeting, forecasting, what-if analysis and model design flexibility.

Often times, users not familiar with analytical concepts view the tool as little more than another data source to extract data into MS Excel or MS Access to "rotate the cube". What they fail to realize is that TM1 is already a cube environment with Excel interfaces available as well as report publishing on the web and other capabilities.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
March 28, 2018

Cognos TM1, Finance's Best Friend

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Cognos TM1's ability to store and provide fast access financial data both on-premise and in the cloud makes it best-of-breed when it comes to implementation flexibility. For example, with Cognos TM1 is an in-memory OLAP data structure so data access is quick which helps out when it comes budgeting season and your FI application is getting hammered. All the while you can have one data solution that pulls data together with data from Hyperion Planning (Oracle) and Microsoft Dynamics (MM) into the same system as part of a financial consolidation project.
  • Cognos TM1 is great for planning, both workforce and financial, as it allows for complex hierarchies to be built and maintained via automated routines and simple scripts.
  • Cognos TM1 ability to directly connect to an external system and extract data allows you to roll your own ETL processes and keep the bottleneck (that is IT) out of your financial consolidation project.
  • Cognos TM1 has the ability to be both cloud based and fully on-premise which is of great for institutions that are cloud adverse and want an alternative Adaptive Analytics.
  • The memory and core management of Cognos TM1 could be improved to make system administrators happier.
  • It could be cheaper on PVU basis or licenses could be more flexible to the needs of finance.
  • The user community for Cognos TM1 is not lead by IBM, but instead the users/developers themselves. I think IBM could improve this somewhat by organizing things a bit better.
Cognos TM1's ability to store and provide fast access financial data both on-premise and in the cloud makes it a great asset during month-end or year-end closing. The speed at which it can be updated and reflect GL changes for reporting makes it well suited for PL and BL reporting. For example, when it comes budgeting season and your FI application is getting hammered a speedy application makes your user base happy. However, Cognos TM1 is not well suited for reporting when you have to store a lot of granular data, think retail transaction level stuff, as Cognos TM1 is an OLAP data structure rather than relational.
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David Chen | TrustRadius Reviewer
July 30, 2013

TM1 is one of the best business application development platforms

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  • Performance is amazing because of it's in-memory OLAP engine.
  • With a little experience, it's a great rapid deployment platform that can model just about any business process.
  • It is actually quite scalable considering the amount of RAM that can be installed on servers nowadays.
  • Easy to setup and migrate to a new environment.
  • It lacks a pretty user interface.
  • Learning curve can be high for non-technical person.
  • Getting data out of the system could be easier.
Software may not be cheap but a cheaper version (IBM Cognos Express) is out there if you don't have that many users.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
September 16, 2015

Pros and Cons from an Admin User

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IBM Cognos TM1 has been used by the overseas operations in Latin America (8 countries + the regional office in Miami) for which I am responsible. At the corporate level, it has been also used by the European, Asian and International head office in Philadelphia.

The business problems it addresses include: performance issues, not easy to manage the security access, hard work to make changes and or enhancements (the processes scripts are very sensitive and it could incur in errors).
  • Unique data base
  • Most of the calculations are in real time
  • The dimensions can be easily moved to customize the views
  • The calculations are consistent acrros the application
  • The expense allocation process is very effective
  • Security access
  • Automate processes (some of them have to have user intervention to get the real time results)
  • Performance
  • More user friendly to upload data
The what if scenarios feature is not fully appropriate to get a complete P&L result. The copy process for Versions and Scenarios is not 100% reliable. The key questions are in regards to the real time information, high performance with a big sized data base and processes, user friendly, easy maintenance.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 01, 2015

TM1

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I currently work for a company that provides TM1 services to a wide range of companies. We are involved in installation, development, upgrades, designing reports any and everything related to TM1. It is what we specialize in as a company. TM1 is the most flexible and efficient platform I have worked with. The speed at which it can perform on the fly computations is unbelievable.
  • Flexible OLAP engine that can report on multiple data dimensions.
  • Ability to perform what if analysis using on the fly calculation speed.
  • Can handle large amounts of data and report on various views within cubes.
  • TM1 web has bugs in formatting.
  • No text editor provided for Rules.
  • Not able to compare multiple user sand boxes for planning analysis.
IBM Cognos TM! is primarily is used for budgeting and planning because of it's speed and flexibility.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Pixel Perfect reports (12)
6.9
Customizable dashboards (15)
6.9
Report Formatting Templates (13)
6.2
Drill-down analysis (18)
7.8
Formatting capabilities (18)
6.9
Integration with R or other statistical packages (10)
6.3
Report sharing and collaboration (18)
7.1
Publish to Web (15)
7.9
Publish to PDF (15)
7.2
Report Versioning (14)
7.0
Report Delivery Scheduling (10)
5.8
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.) (17)
7.1
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization (15)
6.4
Predictive Analytics (9)
5.9
Multi-User Support (named login) (18)
8.2
Role-Based Security Model (18)
8.2
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete) (19)
8.2
Single Sign-On (SSO) (18)
8.2
Responsive Design for Web Access (16)
6.6
Dedicated iOS Application (10)
7.1
Dedicated Android Application (6)
7.1
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile (10)
6.0
Long-term financial planning (22)
8.2
Financial budgeting (23)
8.3
Forecasting (23)
8.0
Scenario modeling (22)
8.1
Management reporting (22)
7.5
Financial data consolidation (21)
7.6
Journal entries and reports (18)
6.4
Multi-currency management (20)
8.1
Intercompany Eliminations (18)
7.1
Minority Ownership (17)
6.6
Local and consolidated reporting (19)
7.8
Detailed Audit Trails (20)
7.4
Financial Statement Reporting (21)
7.7
Management Reporting (21)
7.9
Excel-based Reporting (21)
8.6
Automated board and financial reporting (19)
7.0
XBRL support for regulatory filing (8)
7.7
Personalized dashboards (21)
7.7
Color-coded scorecards (20)
7.3
KPIs (21)
7.1
Cost and profitability analysis (20)
7.8
Key Performance Indicator setting (20)
7.4
Benchmarking with external data (19)
7.1
Flat file integration (22)
8.2
Excel data integration (21)
8.5
Direct links to 3rd-party data sources (18)
7.3

About IBM Planning Analytics

IBM Planning Analytics, powered by IBM TM1®, is an integrated planning solution designed to promote collaboration across the organization and help keep pace with the speed of modern business. With its calculation engine, this enterprise performance management solution is designed to help users move beyond the limits of spreadsheets, automating the planning process to drive faster, more accurate results. Use it to unify data sources into one single repository, enabling users to build sophisticated, multidimensional models that drive forecasts.

IBM Planning Analytics Technical Details

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