CPM Comparison Matrix

The business landscape is changing more frequently, and so does the need for corporate performance management. Major software vendors have realized this, and built a brand-new suite of products that helps corporations track and plan important corporate information. FSN released a white paper, concluding that decision makers that utilize operational data, are more likely to detect changes in the business.

Power BI – Visual Planning users can take advantage of all the benefits of Power BI and enable faster, more detailed, and precise forecasts in order to adjust business strategies. We have compiled a list of the key areas where these solutions differ in comparison:

New CPM Tools

Fully Supported

Somewhat

Not Supported

 

IBM Planning

Analytics

Anaplan

  

SAP

BPC

Power BI

Visual Planning

Budgeting / Forecasting / Financials

  

Revenue

  

Expenses

  

Personnel

  

Balance Sheet

  

Inventory

  

Operational Data

  

Cash Flow

Business Intelligence

  

  

  

  

  

Time-series Analysis

  

Machine Learning

  

Built in ‘R’

  

Advanced Analytics

  

Custom Visualizations

Product Features

  

  

  

  

  

Excel Based

  

Power BI / Watson Integration

  

Free Reporting Users

  

Self Service Data Integration

  

Native Query Language

Scalability

  

  

  

  

  

Millions

  

Billions

Technology

  

  

  

  

  

On-Premises

  

Cloud

  

Hybrid

DataSources

  

  

  

  

  

ERP Systems

  

Google Analytics

  

Facebook

  

Exchange

  

Active Directory

  

SalesForce

  

MS CRM

  

MailChimp

  

Hadoop

Industries

  

  

  

  

  

Air Transport

  

Banking

  

Building Materials

  

Construction

  

Finance / Credit

  

Fortune 500

  

Health

  

Hotels and Hospitality

  

Insurance

  

Oil & Gas

  

Retail

  

Staffing

  

Supply Chain

  

Telecom

  

Wholesale

Usability

  

  

  

  

  

Easy to Learn

  

Natively on Microsoft Tools

  

Extensive Online Forums

 

*This list should not be considered as a complete list, and readers should compile their own information for comparison purposes. This list contains subjective information and should not be used for comparison purposes.