Planning is a centralized planning, budgeting, and forecasting solution that integrates financial and operational planning processes.
Planning is the most widely adopted application on top of Essbase.
Planning provides an in-depth look at business operations and their impact on financials by tightly integrating financial and operational planning models. With Planning, you can meet your immediate financial planning needs and also enable future cross-functional expansion and automated process integration.
Planning administrators can create two types of applications:
- Classic Planning applications, which use Business Rules,
- and Performance Management Architect Planning applications, which use Calculation Manager business rules.