IBM Planning Analytics & Cognos TM1 Specialists

About InfoCat

Who we are and what we do


As accountants ourselves, we have lived through the nightmare of trying to use spreadsheets to manage the financial performance of a business and plan the future, so you can be confident in our ability to understand the challenges that you are facing - we've been there, done that.

InfoCat's IBM Planning Analytics TM1 team is one of the most knowledgeable in Europe, with over 80 man years' experience of implementing TM1. All of the consulting team are dedicated to delivering IBM Planning Analytics Powered by TM1 solutions.

Although our main area of specialisation is IBM Planning Analytics TM1, we also support complementary financial performance management tools including IBM Cognos Controller and Certent Disclosure Management (CDM).

As acknowledged IBM Planning Analytics TM1 specialists, we have a great depth of experience, with a reputation as the 'go-to' TM1 resource in the UK. We help finance departments implement systems to plan, monitor and model their organisation's performance and we have an enviable reference list of long-standing blue chip clients.

We offer a full range of services from design through to development and training, and our dedicated support desk can provide both standard software support and more sophisticated application support where required.

InfoCat is an IBM Silver Business Partner and authorised Software Value Plus reseller. You can purchase your IBM Planning Analytics licences and software-as-a-service cloud subscription directly from us knowing that our consulting services meet all required IBM reseller standards.


6 Reasons Why You'll Want to Engage InfoCat's Services to Support Your IBM Planning Analytics Project

Consultancy Services

Our expert consultants offer a full range of Planning Analytics and TM1 project services, ensuring fast and reliable deployments, project success, and maximum benefit from your application.

Support Desk

More than 60 companies rely on our highly regarded HelpDesk. Manned by qualified consultants with real-life project experience, we offer first line support to our clients - often resolving issues on the spot.

Training & Skills Transfer

We offer a comprehensive set of Planning Analytics/TM1 training courses, at a location convenient for you. Our flexible training materials will cater specifically to your application.

Faster Implementation

We use our own templates, which are then tailored to your specific needs and application. By using an agile approach to development our specialists ensure fast and reliable deployments, helping you to hit the ground running.

Lower Consultancy Costs

Through expert design and thorough testing, our projects are delivered on time, on budget and as promised - resulting in lower total cost of ownership.

Project Success / Lower Risk

Our experience from 200+ implementations helps us to identify and address problem areas early, ensuring a successful project with the minimum of fuss. As qualified accountants with unrivalled functional knowledge, we understand your pains, and how to deliver the optimal solution.


Introducing our Board of Directors
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Stephen Waters

Managing Director

With over 17 years' experience as a specialist Financial Performance Management consultant implementing budgeting, forecasting and analysis systems, Stephen is a qualified accountant and maths graduate with over 25 years experience using and developing various financial systems.

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Raj Kerai

Services Director

Raj is a qualified accountant with over 19 years' experience in implementation and project management of Financial Performance Management solutions using leading edge technologies including IBM Planning Analytics TM1, SAP BPC and Hyperion Essbase.

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Steve Rowe

Technical Director

Steve has worked with TM1, now re-branded as IBM Planning Analytics, for 20 years. He was a consultant with us for 5 years in the early 2000s. After working for a number of major companies, he returned to us in 2015 & is now a valued member of the management team.

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