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Financial performance management software

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.

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Cognos TM1Cognos 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.

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IBM Concert on CloudIBM Concert – Financial collaboration and contextual insight in a harmonized user interface.

IBM Concert changes the way people work in Finance Performance Management processes. In today’s business environment, delays in getting plans and budgets to the right people at the right time can cause decision-making latency. Too often, the process slows down, waiting for people to return emails or get back to the office to review their data. But with IBM Concert, out of the office no longer means out of the loop. Guided business processes and personalized task lists delivered through a highly graphical user interface dramatically improve the speed and quality of team-based planning and decision-making. Available over the web and through a range of mobile devices, IBM Concert pushes critical information to decision makers where they need it, when they need it.

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Analysis for ExcelCognos 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:

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IBM Cognos Analysis for Microsoft Excel