The Planning Survey 17

whitepaper barc the planning survey 2017

Professional planning is a lever for sustainable enterprise success. This is why using the proper software for planning, budgeting and forecasting is so important for enterprises that want to plan their future based on reliable data.You can use the results of BARC The Planning Survey 17, the survey of planning solution users, to acquire orientation in this complex market with many software providers. For the overall BARC survey in 2017, 1,687 users were asked about their experiences with the planning solutions of various providers.

LucaNet’s CPM solution in the planning area took first place in 3 categories of the comparative groups “Flexible planning solutions”, “Performance management specialists” and “Users focussed on German-speaking countries”. The LucaNet solution achieved top ranking in the “Predefined data connections”, “Ease of use” and “Performance satisfaction” categories.

Would you like to learn more about the latest results of BARC The Planning Survey 17? If so, request a free download of the summarized results for the CPM solution from LucaNet.

Contents of the analyst report:

  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Project Success
  • Implementer Support
  • Ease of Use
  • Predefined Data Connections
  • Performance Satisfaction
  • Customer Satisfaction & Vendor Support
  • LucaNet vs. Excel

“The Planning Survey 17 is based on findings from a survey conducted by BARC from November 2016 to February 2017. 1,687 respondents from organizations worldwide answered detailed questions about their selection and use of planning software. The survey results compare 18 different planning, budgeting and forecasting products across 22 criteria including business benefits achieved, project success, business value and planning functionality. For more information, visit“