Mistakes to Avoid when Implementing Planning Analytics (TM1)

6 October 2023
Jay Wang

Mistakes to Avoid when Implementing Planning Analytics (TM1)

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Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid when Implementing IBM Planning Analytics

Recognizing that the implementation process of IBM Planning Analytics (formerly known as TM1) may be daunting to many, we'll navigate alongside you towards the path of success. To begin, we've distilled our expertise into identifying the top 5 mistakes to avoid for a successful implementation:

  1. Insufficient Data Preparation:
    • It is key to ensure data accuracy and completeness. This helps to avoid misleading insights and misguided strategies.
  2. Lack of Clear Objectives:
    • Define goals and KPIs that is aligned with your organization's strategy to measure success and provide actionable insights.
  3. Not Aligning with Existing Business Processes:
    • Integrate your analytics solution with existing systems and workflows, and ensure it remains flexible to adapt to changes.
  4. Underestimating User Adoption:
    • Invest in proper training and ongoing support to help your team leverage your analytics solution effectively.
  5. Ignoring Scalability and Flexibility:
    • Select a solution that ensures scalability and maintainability to adeptly manage increasing data volumes, user counts, and complexity without compromising performance.

By focusing on data quality, setting clear objectives, aligning with business processes, promoting user adoption, and ensuring scalability and flexibility, you can maximize your IBM Planning Analytics investment, ensuring your implementation not only succeeds, but excels!

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Jay Wang (ITLink, Principal Consultant)
ITLink is a Singapore-based IT consulting company that has been working with diverse multinational corporations to solve their business problems for the past two decades. #TM1 #PlanningAnalytics #TMVGate
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