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 a powerful calculation engine, this enterprise performance management solution helps you move beyond the limits of spreadsheets, automating the planning process to drive faster, more accurate results. Simplify oceans of data by unifying data sources into one single repository and empowering users to build sophisticated, multidimensional models that drive more reliable forecasts.

Key features of the solution include:

  • Specially developed for your custom business needs
  • Fully and automated integration with actual systems
  • Microsoft Excel interface for easy adoption
  • Multidimensional models to attain deeper insights
  • Deployment options on cloud or on premises
  • Easy-to-use self-service reporting and visualization tools
  • Unlimited what-if scenario modeling in personal sandbox

R Project for Statistical Computing

R is an integrated suite of software facilities for data manipulation, calculation and graphical display. It includes

  • an effective data handling and storage facility,
  • a suite of operators for calculations on arrays, in particular matrices,
  • a large, coherent, integrated collection of intermediate tools for data analysis,
  • graphical facilities for data analysis and display either on-screen or on hardcopy, and
  • a well-developed, simple and effective programming language which includes conditionals, loops, user-defined recursive functions and input and output facilities.

R provides a wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modelling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, …), financial, and integration-related techniques, and is highly extensible