IBM® Cognos® TM1® has long been a leading platform for planning, budgeting and forecasting. Now, Cognos TM1 can be integrated with both IBM SPSS® Modeler and IBM SPSS Statistics to help the finance teams create plans and forecasts that are more detailed and more accurate than would be possible using these solutions individually.

BI forward: A full view of your business

What businesses need from BI is a full picture. And that is why it is important to understand that, for now and in the future, BI should help you not only describe and diagnose your past and current performance, but also predict future performance. When your business can do all three, you have a better idea of what your business needs to do to stay competitive. You have reports that show you where you have been, scorecards and...