WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND, 17th NOVEMBER 2020
SUBJECT: PRESBYTERIAN SUPPORT CENTRAL (“PSC”) ADOPTS IBM PLANNING ANALYTICS FROM CORPLAN FOR ITS BUDGETING, FORECASTING AND PLANNING PROCESSES
CorPlan New Zealand (“CorPlan”) announced today that Presbyterian Support Central (“PSC”), a well-known and respected not-for-profit provider of health and social services in New Zealand, has selected IBM Planning Analytics Managed-as-a-Service for its business planning and forecasting processes.
CorPlan, an IBM Business Partner and Integrator of Financial and Operational Planning and Reporting solutions, worked with PSC to support the assessment of IBM Planning Analytics to meet the business requirements. PSC had a legacy planning platform that had not been updated for some time and is also embarking on a core ERP replacement.
“We are in the process of modernising our systems to best support our growth and business needs,” said Steph Drabble, Chief Financial Officer, at PSC. “CorPlan’s ability to support our requirements, their professionalism and the comprehensive IBM Planning Analytics solution was exactly what we were looking for. CorPlan provided a number of assets and tools that I am excited to introduce to our team, that will help facilitate and expedite our planning and reporting processes.”
“Our focus, for PSC, was to ensure we provided a solution that meet the investment requirements, being a not-for-profit, but also providing the value that comes from leveraging advanced technologies like IBM Planning Analytics powered by TM1,” said Matthew Hill, Director, CorPlan. “As PSC continues to grow and scale, Planning Analytics can help them continue to not only manage but extract valuable insights for their business. We are proud to support PSC on their journey and this three-year agreement for both licensing, services and support allows CorPlan to support PSC on the road to analytics maturity.”
CorPlan have also announced the establishment of a number of industry focus groups, including the not-for-profit industry. These forums are for sharing learnings, experiences and opportunities for organisations embarking on their own Performance Management, Business Intelligence and Analytics journey. For more information on this release, or the industry forums, please contact CorPlan directly.
ABOUT PRESBYTERIAN SUPPORT CENTRAL
Presbyterian Support Central is part of a family of seven regional organisations under the Presbyterian Support New Zealand banner. Together they are the largest not-for-profit providers of health and social services in New Zealand.
PSC’s services for children and families are provided through Family Works, while it’s wide range of services for older people are provided by Enliven positive ageing services. For more information visit www.psc.org.nz.
ABOUT IBM PLANNING ANALYTICS
IBM Planning Analytics powered by TM1 (formerly IBM Cognos TM1, formerly Applix TM1) is a business performance management software suite designed to implement collaborative planning, budgeting and forecasting solutions, interactive “what-if” analyses, as well as analytical and reporting applications.
It is offered as an on-premise, cloud managed or software-as-a-service solution.
ABOUT CORPLAN NEW ZEALAND
CorPlan is a Business Performance Management practice who helps customers improve visibility, transparency, accuracy and efficiency for all aspects of the business performance management cycle.
CorPlan have developed invaluable expertise in many industry sectors over the years. Our projects leverage the IBM range of products including IBM Planning Analytics (Powered by TM1). IBM Cognos Analytics, ilog / CPLEX, SPSS and Watson applications.
Our consultants have delivered over 850 solutions to 500+ companies in all industry sectors and functional areas.
Matthew Hill Director
CorPlan New Zealand Limited
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