Business analytics

Transform your data into competitive advantage

Faster, easier, smarter analytics

IBM's next-generation business analytic solutions help organizations of all sizes make sense of information in the context of their business. You can uncover insights more quickly and more easily from all types of data—even big data—and on multiple platforms and devices. And, with self-service and built-in expertise and intelligence, you have the freedom and confidence to make smarter decisions that better address your business imperatives. If cost and deployment are a concern, IBM offers software as a service options for business analytics.

Business Analytics Capabilities

  • Business Intelligence

    Business intelligence

    Forward-looking business intelligence solutions deploy reports, dashboards and scorecard capabilities throughout the enterprise with past, present and predictive views.

  • Performance Management

    Performance management

    Solutions that span finance, sales and operations transform systems of engagement and infuse scenarios and predictive intelligence into financial performance initiatives.

  • Predictive analytics

    Predictive analytics

    Statistics, modeling and data collection solutions combine data to derive a full and more accurate picture of customers, operations, threats and fraud and more.

  • Analytical decision management

    Analytical decision management

    Scoring, automation and more transform data into action by operationalizing analytics to drive decisions and not just reports.

  • Risk analytics

    Risk analytics

    Trusted, context-rich intelligence provides a connected view of risk to support business decisions that maximize value for the enterprise.

  • Regulatory compliance

    Regulatory compliance

    Integrated solutions help you sustain profitability and improve decision making while keeping pace with increasing regulatory demands.

  • BA in the Cloud

    Cloud and software as a service

    Many of IBM’s popular business analytics applications are now available in cloud-based or software as a service (SaaS) editions.

What's new

  • What's New: Business Analytics

    Discover what's new in Business Analytics

    Need to master big data? The key is analytics. See how enhancements throughout the IBM business analytics portfolio can help you uncover and use predictive insights from big data in all your decision-making.

Take the lead with business analytics

IBM Business Analytics software products can help your organization achieve your objectives and drive better business outcomes. These products can be used independently, in combination with each other, and as part of broader solutions to key business challenges.

Featured products

  • IBM SPSS products

    IBM SPSS products

    Statistical analysis, data and text mining, predictive modeling, decision optimization and collaboration and deployment software help you anticipate change and take action to improve outcomes.

  • IBM Cognos products

    IBM Cognos products

    Integrated dashboards, scorecards, reporting, analysis, mobile business intelligence, planning and budgeting, and performance management capabilities enable you to act on fact-based insights.

  • OpenPages

    IBM OpenPages products

    Integrated solutions enable your organization to manage enterprise operational risk and compliance initiatives.

  • Algo

    IBM Algorithmics products

    Risk analytics and management software helps businesses like yours gain transparency into financial risks in advance.

Small and midsize business solutions

Solutions for your industry

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Now that business analytics has gone mainstream, you can find many ways to expand and deepen your own knowledge and share your experience with others.

Customers

  • Customer Programs

    Customer Programs

    Build stronger relationships with IBM and other IBM customers.

  • Services

    Services

    Get expert services focused exclusively on the business analytics portfolio.

  • Support

    Support

    Find information and support for your products on the Business Analytics Client Center.

  • Training

    Training and Certification

    Maximize your software investment with IBM courses.

Communities

developerWorks

Resources for users and developers: Tools, training, forums, blogs, community, downloads and technical documentation.

Business Analytics Excellence Center

Blogs

Cognos Communities

Facebook

"Like" us and connect with others who do, to discuss hot topics and deepen your knowledge about analytics.

Twitter

Follow us and stay in the know about what's new in analytics and in technology at large.

LinkedIn

Include us in your professional network and give yourself a voice in discussions about business analytics, financial performance and a range of other issues.

Google+

YouTube

Consulting services

IBM offers business analytics optimization services to help you develop and deploy solutions tailored to your needs.

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Upcoming events


International Association of Crime Analysts

Cop Tech Forum

IBM Financial Services Analytics Summit

TDWI World Conference

IBM Virtual Finance Forum 2014

Virtual Business Analytics Summit 2014

IBM Insight

TDWI World Conference


Workshops


IBM Predictive Analytics Workshops


Ongoing complimentary events


Business Analytics Summit

A series of complimentary events held in cities around the world featuring how-to sessions where you'll learn how to get more from your existing deployments--especially in providing more self-service sufficiency to the end users who depend on you--and how to apply analytics to address core business imperatives and drive game-changing results.

Finance Forum

Finance Forum is a global series of complimentary events designed specifically for the finance professional, showcasing the latest IBM solutions for performance management, financial governance, risk management and incentive compensation management.


Featured web seminars


Add Predictive Analytics to Increase Foresight

Learn how the IBM SPSS portfolio will help you gain insights into your data to improve decision-making.

Getting Started with Big Data and Analytics

Enjoy a roundtable discussion with experts from IBM, BI Research and TDWI Research.

Big Data at the Speed of Business

Learn from IBM clients and big data experts how IBM helps clients gain a competitive advantage with innovative software and systems designed for the era of big data.

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