Vanguard Predictive Planning™ for IT

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Bringing value to IT

IT organizations are transforming and becoming digitized. IT, now more than ever, needs a planning solution that enables the following initiatives:

  • Cost optimization
  • Cost recovery
  • IT finance and portfolio planning

Vanguard Predictive Planning provides collaborative budgeting, variance analysis, and forecasting for IT teams who want to demonstrate IT value in terms the organization will understand.

Vanguard Predictive Planning eliminates overspending surprises with advanced analytic-based forecasting. You can proactively control and manage IT spending and compare against budget in real-time. Trends and patterns are automatically detected and visually represented to cost center owners. In addition, you can manage OpEx and CapEx variances while also seeing fixed and variable costs in an intuitive user interface.

erns are automatically detected and visually represented to cost center owners. In addition, you can manage OpEx and CapEx variances while also seeing fixed and variable costs in an intuitive user interface.

IT planning

At many organizations, IT is the lifeblood that enables all other lines of business to deliver best-in-class products and services. It’s time for IT to have a best-in-class platform like Vanguard Predictive Planning, an Integrated Business Planning (IBP) platform, transform how it adds value to the organization.

Vanguard Predictive Planning for IT Planning is geared to help CIOs and other IT leaders gain the benefits that their peers already possess. The platform automates budgeting and forecasting and streamlines business processes for lighter workloads, lower labor expenses, and faster reactions to changing priorities. The platform also raises budget and forecast accuracy to a whole new level, where mathematically optimized plans and decisions drive previously unachievable ROI.

Client Results

“Billions [of dollars] in operating margin and trillions in market capitalization separate supply chain winners from losers,” according to AMR Research. With Vanguard Predictive Planning™, best-in-class planners see:

15%

Reduction in inventory

17%

Increase in perfect-order fulfillment (complete, accurate, and on time)

35%

Shorter cash-to-cash cycle times

90%

Fewer stock-outs than competitors