Using IBM Cognos Financial Performance Management Locus Solutions enables you to collaborate on strategic plans and corporate budgets, perform sophisticated financial analysis and adapt to change quickly with frequent, driver-based rolling forecasts. With mobile capabilities, Locus Solutions can enable organizations to engage all users in the planning process regardless of location or mobility. In addition, the increasing availability of on-cloud deployment options offers organizations faster time to value even as you support a wider range of users, locations, and work profiles.
Locus Solutions can help you automate planning and budgeting and perform driver-based forecasting, “what-if” scenario modeling and multidimensional financial analysis.
Cognos TM1 – Planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis.IBM Cognos® TM1® enables you to collaborate on plans, budgets and forecasts. You can analyze data, and create models – including profitability models – to reflect a constantly evolving business environment. In addition, integrated scorecards and strategy management capabilities help you monitor performance metrics and align resources and initiatives with corporate objectives and market events.
IBM Concert – Financial collaboration and contextual insight in a harmonized user interface.
Demo: IBM Concert
Cognos Analysis for Microsoft Excel – Explore and analyze your data in a familiar spreadsheet format.
Cognos Analysis for Microsoft Excel enables business analysts, financial analysts, line-of-business managers and others to explore and analyze data from a variety of different sources—including TM1 and Cognos Business Intelligence—without IT support.
With Cognos Analysis for Microsoft Excel, users can: