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Complete support for planning, budgeting, data analysis and performance management

MHR and IBM: faster, more accurate planning starts here

Effective planning, budgeting and forecasting all require accurate data, a single source of truth, collaboration across the whole organisation and the flexibility to adjust plans and forecasts quickly.

We combine IBM Silver partnership status with unrivalled expertise in HR, payroll and finance transformation to offer a fully flexible range of consultancy, upgrade, implementation, training, pre-built applications and support services, designed to help achieve maximum return on investment from IBM’s flagship planning platform.

We can help you to:

  • Move beyond Excel to swift, accurate planning on demand
  • Get the full picture with integrated planning 
  • Provide self-service modelling and predictive forecasting

Transform your planning with IBM and MHR

IBM’s technology combined with MHR’s implementation expertise can take your organisational decision making to the next level.

Move beyond Excel

An estimated 40% of enterprises continue to use Excel as a primary planning tool despite its limitations. The Planning Analytics for Excel add-on allows users to interact via a familiar interface but with greater audit trails for compliance and collaboration.

Integrated planning

iTrent’s HR and payroll solutions generate a rich seam of people data. When combined with data from across the wider business in a single platform, it provides the bedrock for truly informed operational and strategic decision making, eliminating silos to extract key insights for the whole organisation.

Predictive forecasting

Thanks to easy-to-use modelling, your team can ask ‘what if?’ and get answers they can trust. Taking existing plans, budgets and forecasts as a starting point, you can change any operational variable(s) and immediately see the ripple effects across the entire organisation to assess multiple possible courses of action, and make the right decisions more quickly.

Evidence-based decisions

In-built statistical algorithms assess historical values within your data to identify trends and seasonal patterns. You can create reliable forecasts quickly and easily and demonstrate how predictions were determined.

Transform your business planning with MHR and IBM

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IBM Planning Analytics with Watson

IBM Planning Analytics with Watson is an AI-powered solution that automates, streamlines and integrates planning across every part of your organisation. Through easy-to-use dashboards and scorecarding, you can communicate plans and related external data for a complete picture, creating a truly data-driven planning process. It equips you to analyse data effectively, reveal trends and perform real-time adjustments for continuous planning.

Armed with IBM’s technology – and with full implementation support from MHR – it has never been easier for organisations to see where they are headed and strategise how to get there.

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iTrent Salary Modelling

Drawing on our partnership with IBM, we have created an easy-to-use application to address one of the biggest forecasting challenges faced by HR and finance managers - Salary Planning.  

Taking the latest HR and payroll data from your iTrent platform, iTrent Salary Modelling allows you to create accurate, up-to-date, multi-year pay budgets in minutes. When pay grade uplifts, employee allowance adjustments and other changes are being considered, the application’s self-service modelling capabilities give you instant visibility as to how those changes will impact business finances. Through what-if analysis, you can directly compare alternative options for better-informed workforce and salary decisions.

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