Magnet Kitchens

Magnet Kitchens selects IBM Planning Analytics Express for Budgeting & Forecasting, to replace Cognos Enterprise Planning.

IBM Planning Analytics automates your budgeting, planning, forecasting and analysis processes. The solution integrates financial results and analysis with operational plans for faster execution. IBM Planning Analytics drives efficiency by eliminating manual tasks, whilst offering full functionality of spreadsheets.

Magnet (part of the Nobia Group) had a requirement to move away from the current Magnet Cognos Enterprise Planning solution, which arose from the need to enhance their planning processes with a more advanced and scalable solution – IBM Planning Analytics.

“The clear IBM-support and road-map for Planning Analytics, together with the improved calculation engine and scalability, make IBM Planning Analytics the tool of choice at Magnet. Simpson Associates have been appointed to undertake the project and they have successfully supported our organisation for many years. Simpsons were able to demonstrate a clear understanding of our vision, enabling a smooth design and delivery process.” – Steve Hartley, IT Director at Nobia UK

Simpson Associates is an IBM Gold Partner – we enable forward looking organisations to make better informed decisions. We understand the importance of data – to underpin decision making, to support operations and to demonstrate improvement and compliance.

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