Anaplan Vs IBM (Jun 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jun 09, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Anaplan or IBM?

Anaplan is more expensive to implement (TCO) than IBM, Anaplan is rated higher (89/100) than IBM (86/100). Anaplan offers more features (9) to their users than IBM (0).

Looking for the right Business performance management solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Anaplan compares with IBM?

Anaplan: Anaplan is a computer software company that developed a cloud-based business modeling platform, this platform enables the Connected Enterprise by providing planning and performance management solutions for every department, from finance through operations

IBM: International Business Machines Corporation, or IBM, is an American corporation. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

Who's more expensive? Anaplan or IBM Planning Analytics?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Business performance management software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Anaplan and IBM Planning Analytics.

Anaplan price Starting from $49 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Anaplan is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Business performance management software. IBM Planning Analytics price starts at $45 per month , when comparing IBM Planning Analytics to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Business performance management software cost.

Bottom line: Anaplan is more expensive than IBM Planning Analytics.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Anaplan Vs. IBM based on some of the most important and required Business performance management features. Anaplan: Business Performance Optimization, Dashboarding, Data mining, Capital Asset Planning, Graphical Data Presentation, Multi-Department / Project, Production budget, Project Budgeting. IBM Planning Analytics: We are still working to collect the list of features for IBM Planning Analytics.

Target customer size

Anaplan’s target users are executives from sales, operations and finance, and its sales orientation that includes features such as modeling for maximizing sales per sale territory will apply to global companies with branches across the world. and IBM Planning Analytics's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Anaplan

ITQlick rating
(4.4/5)

Starting from $49 per month

Officially launched in 2011, Anaplan is becoming one of the most prominent players in the budgeting software field, with a customer base increase of 500% in 2012 around the world, and clients such as Jive, Pand...

Categories: Budgeting & CPM, Business performance management, Banking CRM, Casino CRM.

IBM Planning Analytics

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

starts at $45 per month

IBM Planning Analytics software device is a supply chain management software designed for planning, forecasting, budgeting, and analysis purposes. It is designed in both premise and cloud-based format.

Categories: Business performance management, Dashboards & KPIs, Sales orders, Application Performance Management, 3D Modeling.

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Anaplan: 9 Features

Business Performance Optimization
Dashboarding
Data mining
Capital Asset Planning
Graphical Data Presentation
Multi-Department / Project
Production budget
Project Budgeting
Sales budget

IBM Planning Analytics: 0 Features

We are working to collect the information
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
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ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
89/100
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5.6/10
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Pricing not available
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4.2/5
Score
86/100
Pricing
2.2/10
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4/5
Score
91/100
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4.2/10
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4/5
Score
87/100
Pricing
6.4/10
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29
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ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
86/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$150 per user/month
Functionality
38
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.