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Business Analytics and Optimization Jumpstart

Use information to make better predictions and consider alternatives

Business analytics and optimization

Increasingly, we are living in a world with explosive growth in the amount, variety, and granularity of information – both structured and unstructured, as well as traditional and new. Advances in business process management, business rules management and information management has created opportunities for organizations to break away from their peers and achieve better sustainable performance. The range of opportunities includes using forecasting and preditions to shape strategy to guiding the frontline in their dialogues with stakeholders in order to drive collaboration.

In as few as three to four weeks, IBM can help you address these issues.


The IBM Business Analytics and Optimization (BAO) Jumpstart Solution employs a diagnostic-based approach that considers your operations and IT strategies. It provides a diagnostic assessment of current situation, opportunities and change readiness, resulting in a realistic plan for moving forward that is suitable for sponsors and executable in the organization. The solution will provide you with insights into organizational culture and readiness for change, both big and small.

Some benefits of this solution include:

  • Use information to look for ways to do things better, smarter and for less money – even when existing ways have worked in the past
  • Share information across the organization easily and cost effectively
  • Capitalize on insights from diverse information sources such as social networks and RFID tags

Why IBM?

IBM brings together an unmatched combination of skills and experience, including unrivaled breadth of deep foundational business intelligence, performance management and advanced analytics capabilities, including world class software solutions and IBM Research.

  • Strong industry and business process expertise enabling us to apply proven industry models
  • Cross-industry and industry-specific best practices for how to manage information and for next generation value creation through BAO
  • Uses proven opportunity and stakeholder assessment techniques
  • Leverages our patented Value Case approach
  • Built on proven techniques from IBM’s Business Intelligence Strategy and Customer Focused Strategy offerings, both of which have been delivered hundreds of times.

For more information or to request a conversation, call 1-800-333-6705 or e-mail IBM at


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