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The World’s Largest Survey of Planning Software Users

The market for planning products is highly competitive. The Planning Survey 20 reveals the strengths and challenges of many of the leading vendors in the space as well as a number of smaller vendors — some regional and some relatively new to the market — many of which offer outstanding value to their customers.

Now in its sixth edition, The Planning Survey 20 also provides a detailed quantitative analysis of why customers buy planning tools, what they use them for, the everyday problems that users experience with the tools and how successful they are.

The Planning Survey 20 is based on a worldwide survey of 1,406 planning users, consultants and vendors from all over the world, conducted from November 2019 to February 2020.

The Planning Survey 20 consists of two key components:

  • The Results

    An overview and analysis of the most important findings and topical results from The Planning Survey 20. This report covers aspects of the tool selection process, levels of satisfaction, the challenges faced by users and a look at some of the key market trends such as cloud-based planning and predictive planning. It also provides advice to buyers of planning software and users of existing solutions based on the results of our analysis.
    → Find out more about ‘The Planning Survey 20: The Results’

The Planning Survey 20 is available as part of the BARC Access package.

Featured Planning Products

The Planning Survey 20 features 23 planning products from 21 different vendors, ranging from well known global giants like IBM, Oracle and SAP to a number of smaller planning specialists.

Products covered
Adaptive Insights (Workday)
Corporate Planner
Cubeware CSP C8
IBM Planning Analytics (formerly IBM Cognos TM1)
Infor d/EPM
Longview Plan (On-Premises)
Longview Plan powered by Tidemark
macs complete
Oracle Hyperion Planning
SAP Analytics Cloud
SAP Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC)
Unit4 FP&A
Wolters Kluwer | CCH Tagetik