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Anaplan Is a Leading Platform Provider Connecting Data, People, and Plans Across Your Business.
Large and fast-growing organizations use Anaplan’s planning platform in every business function to make informed decisions and drive faster, more effective planning processes.
Finance: Build financial plans and orchestrate performance with speed, precision, and true collaboration.
Sales: Deliver on-time sales plans while increasing compensation, quota, and forecast accuracy.
Supply Chain: Improve margins, increase customer satisfaction, and profitably align to changing market opportunities.
Workforce: Align your people plans to operational goals to support business results.
Marketing: Increase the efficiency and effectiveness of your marketing plan, performance, and spend.
Information Technology: Drive agile IT planning and project execution across your business.
The Anaplan platform gives you the power and flexibility to plan for any area of your business, enabling collaborative decision-making to drive improved business performance across the organization.
Anaplan’s cloud planning platform enables an organization to run virtually any planning process by connecting data, people, and plans in every part of a business. Connected planning can be achieved at any scale–from a single use case within one business unit to enterprise-wide connected planning across hundreds of processes, and everything in between. Anaplan’s platform is the most flexible, scalable, and collaborative cloud planning system in the world today.
Anaplan represents a game-changing leap beyond traditional business intelligence and enterprise performance management systems. Performance data about the past provides useful insights, but managers then quickly turn to the question “what should happen going forward?” Anaplan’s powerful modeling and calculation engine helps managers evaluate expected results from different decisions before acting upon them. This combination of backward-looking and forward-looking data is what is considered to be the “best data” for decision-making.
Anaplan’s platform provides large-scale collaborative planning and decision-making across complex processes. Metadata-level views of plans and the relationship between them enable the impacts of plan changes to ripple instantly to other affected areas of the business. Flexible role-based security levels ensure collaboration with confidence. Audit trail, model restore, and selective user access make it possible for safe and simultaneous planning in real time.
Anaplan’s platform boasts the world’s most powerful and flexible modeling and calculation engine, called Hyperblock. This in-memory engine enables the creation of detailed planning models that utilize all your data down to the transactional level (product SKU, stores, employees, etc.) for real-time impactful business decisions. Build plans to any level of granularity with many dimensions. You can think of it as “high-fidelity planning.”
Anaplan’s cloud platform is a modern, secure architecture designed to satisfy the mutual needs of business users and the IT department. Native Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and --industry-leading security features enable good governance for IT requirements, while business users are essentially self-sufficient in creating and maintaining models and planning processes. People experienced with Microsoft Excel are able to quickly learn Anaplan modeling, and operational managers can use simple interfaces to drive day-to-day their processes. The result is that large companies use Anaplan for complex enterprise-grade planning across thousands of users, with zero to minimal IT support required.
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