Enterprise Performance Management with IBM

Align your finance and operations with IBMs EPM solutions.

Re-engineer your budgeting, planning, forecasting and financial consolidation processes with next generation solutions from IBM – an AI-infused integrated EPM platform which helps to create more accurate plans for FP&A, sales, supply chain and beyond.

Integration is the key for streamlining planning, budgeting, forecasting and financial consolidation processes. In order to adapt to ever dynamic business conditions, enterprises need a solution that creates a single source of truth through visibility into their data. And it’s not just for finance — the same robust planning and consolidation solution can be a powerful EPM solution across the entire organization.

IBM Planning Analytics with Watson and IBM Cognos Controller help to unify and streamline planning and financial consolidation across the enterprise. Icon is one of the leading implementation partners of IBM in Asia, with many successful implementations across leading industry verticals like hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing and education.

IBM Planning Analytics

Planning Analytics for Excel

IBM Planning Analytics is a modern planning solution that allows users to work in the familiar Excel interface, retaining full functionality and formatting, while enjoying the power of an enterprise planning solution. Interoperability allows users to work in one or both interfaces.

What-if scenario testing

The IBM planning analytics platform helps to create personal sandboxes to compare different scenarios and test assumptions. It enables users to see the impact of business decisions before making them.

Data Visualization

The solution offers built-in data analysis capabilities and uses robust analysis, dashboarding and reporting tools. The built-in reporting and analysis capabilities help users to drill down into data to identify trends, seasonal patterns and outliers.

Scalable Solution

IBM Planning Analytics with Watson can scale with increasing data volumes, number of users or planning models, without impacting performance. Its flexibility allows users to build and change plans based on their business processes.

IBM Cognos Controller

Automate consolidation

IBM Cognos Controller helps to automate the entire financial consolidation processes and related accounting procedures. It supports the extended financial close process—close, consolidate, report and file—in an auditable solution owned by the office of finance.

Audit control

IBM Cognos Controller helps to track data flow throughout the consolidation process, and monitors the performance of subsidiary reporting with built-in workflows and status reports.

On-cloud deployment option

The solution is scalable to serve both midsize and larger organizations and can handle simple to complex close, consolidation and reporting process requirements. It is available for on-cloud deployment with the functionality of an on-premise solution.

Supports U.S. GAAP, IFRS and more

The solution meets the complete range of consolidation and reporting requirements including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Users can flexibly define and maintain changing rules and processes without coding, scripting or complex language.

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