IBM Cognos TM1 / Planning Analytics Solutions

 

We provide solutions that add value throughout your entire organisation.

 

We give our clients the ability to analyse data quickly and easily and to predict, measure, evaluate and impact business performance.

 

Through collaboration, sales departments always have visibility of the latest forecast and operations can predict future labour requirements to ensure demand is met and resources are fully utilised.

 

Financial Controls

 

We remove the uncertainty and risk associated with spreadsheet based systems and integrate data sources to create a single source of the truth, in a multi-dimensional environment accessible via the web or Excel. Our solutions empowers users by enabling views of all scenarios, in as much granularity as required, in a single auditable application.

 

Data that was previously copied and pasted from source data extracts, into Excel, can be automated to run at scheduled times and on demand. Calculations that were applied to source data in Excel can be replicated in the database.

 

Budgeting & Forecasting

 

We add imense value in this area, by automating a significant portion of the budgeting, forecasting and planning process. End users can intelligently analyse the data and can create "what if" scenarios to help drive performance and provide better outcomes.

 

Our applications can be accessed via a variety of interfaces including Excel and the web.

 

Sales Forecasting & Promotional Analysis

 

In today’s highly competitive sales environment, an accurate and timely sales forecast is a critical tool for optimising business outcomes. The most common complaints in respect of sales forecasting is that data is not accurate due to timing differences, and the process is too slow.

 

We link the sales forecast to finance to provide a single version of the truth. The solution is customised to fit your structure in terms of territories, products, channels to market and more. By comparing actual performance to forecast, the sales forecasting application is an integral component in the overall business performance management solution. By tracking performance it is possible to identify any potential areas of risk or opportunity and take the appropriate action

 

We also enable tracking and analysis of the performance of campaigns and promotions, to enable accurate measurement of success. "What if" scenarios provides the functionality to flex forecasts based on the adjustment of key assumptions.

 

Collaborate with colleagues, update and analyse data on your choice of handheld device, whilst on the move.

 

Production & Labour Planning

 

Our solutions are designed to convert sales forecasts into operational plans, providing insight into future sales pipelines and a view of anticipated requirements for material and human resources.

 

We provide you with the functionality required to ensure maximum productivity.

 

 

 

 

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