IBM Business Analytics
Perficient is a four-time IBM Cognos Partner of the Year award winner delivering financial performance management, analytics, and business intelligence solutions. We know what it takes to drive meaningful, measurable and sustainable improvement to business: The right combination of understanding, experience, and expertise. Our IBM business analytics and performance management practice provides solutions that leverage accurate, timely and integrated enterprise information that enables clients to transform information into actionable intelligence that provides insight and drives planning.
The IBM Business Analytics platform provides powerful tools that improve the speed, flexibility, and accuracy of planning, budgeting, and consolidation cycles. These solutions, combined with Perficient’s business acumen, cross-industry knowledge, and technical expertise, helps organizations improve decision making and become more agile.
Perficient helps clients develop and foster a performance management strategy that creates a Culture of Analytics™. Simply defined, a Culture of Analytics is an organization’s ability to realize economic transparency and sustained competitive advantages. It provides a framework to create and drive value for the stakeholders of the organization that provides financial growth for the shareholders and stability for employees.
A Culture of Analytics is defined by the following characteristics:
- A pervasive understanding the economics of the organization (strategy and alignment)
- Metrics and the associated analytical pathways to support the business process (analytics/business intelligence)
- Data and information to support the analytical process (information management)
- Plans and forecasts that set the targets for the strategy (performance management)
- Process for indoctrination and matriculation (organizational change)
- Executive ownership and organizational accountability
Our expertise and experience with IBM business analytics and performance management solutions includes the following IBM Software products:
- Cognos Business Intelligence for reporting, analysis, scorecards, and dashboards
- Cognos TM1 for planning and financial analytics for complete planning, budgeting, analysis and reporting
- Cognos Controller and Cognos Disclosure Management (CDM) for the complete close, consolidate, report and file process
- Cognos Analytic Applications for packaged reports and analysis for business users
- Cognos Now! for real-time monitoring of time-sensitive KPIs and operational metrics
- Predictive analytics for easy-to-use predictive analytics, graphing and reporting
Does your implementation partner understand the issues facing your industry?
Perficient combines business and technology to deliver high-value performance management solutions. Our experience across multiple industry verticals provides the ability to employ a common language to the solution. Our consultants speak in a language our clients can understand – their business.
Our cross-industry expertise provides the following benefits when deploying solutions to the enterprise:
- Ability to assimilate quickly into the day-to-day activities of the organization
- Mentoring and delivery capability based on experiences that have achieved success in the past
- Understanding of the activities and information that are needed to drive reporting and analysis
These capabilities allow us to tailor solutions that connect the vision of where the enterprise is going with the execution skills and activities needed to get there.
While we have experience across many industries, we offer unique skill sets in Retail, Healthcare, Hospitality and Gaming and Financial Services. Perficient has developed IBM Industry Authorized Solutions that are making an impact in these industries today.