WHAT IS ANAPLAN?
Anaplan is a cloud-based planning, modelling and reporting tool. It is a powerful multi-dimensional database that can automate many tasks within organisations and breakdown the traditional barriers to sharing financial and operational data.
Anaplan has a vibrant global community of users, model builders and planners. There is an extensive range of training materials and qualifications that make such a powerful tool very easy to use.
Anaplan is more than just a new type of planning system, it is a complete way of thinking to simplify your business.
ANAPLAN IN ACTION
Markets are complicated. Plan with models at scale and natural dimensionality, so you can anticipate complex market changes.
FEATURES OF ANAPLAN
Real time planning and reporting
Flexibly and agile financial modelling
Personalised digital user experience
Agile Planning in the cloud
Integration with a range of options
Modular like design
Enterprise grade security and governance
Anaplan PlanIQ delivers integrated AI/ML and statistical forecasting capabilities for accessible, accurate, and scalable predictions.
Improve forecast accuracy with industry-leading technology to drive faster decisions that maximize growth.
Explainable drivers of forecasts to take action quickly when markets change.
Automate your forecasting process with a completely managed service to speed efficiencies.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE USE CASES WITH ANAPLAN?
There are a broad range of use cases that are certainly not limited to just one department.
Three way model for Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and Cashflow reporting
Sustainability and Environmental Planning and Reporting
Bottoms up and Top down Planning
What if scenario modelling
PlanIQ which introduces AI into business forecasting processes
Automation and Transformation of moving data around an orgnisation.
DIGITAL USER EXPERIENCE
Personalize your Anaplan experience to see critical data. Quickly build pages, apps, and boards to create interactive dashboards with key performance indicators (KPIs), charts, and reports.
Slice, pivot, filter, and sort data to zero-in on the data that matters most.
Drive strategic decisions with visually compelling, contextual board-ready reports that can be bundled, exported, and shared as a consolidated package.
Leverage flexible styling, formatting, dynamic text cards, and multi-page reports with to bring data narratives to life real-time data.
Easily calculate variance on the fly to quickly make and execute plans that aligns with business goals and objectives
HOW LONG DOES ANAPLAN TAKE TO IMPLEMENT?
Anaplan can be implemented rapidly due to its easy to use interface and powerful modelling capabilities.
A typical implementation takes anywhere from 4-12 weeks.
It also depends on how motivated your team is to learn the tool and gain the benefits.
FLEXIBILITY AND INTEGRATION
Anaplan tools: Conduct manual import and export of data via the UI with Anaplan Connect, an integration utility that runs integration scripts for imports and exports.
Custom integrations: Extend platform capabilities using REST APIs, scripting, and Transactional APIs
Technology partners: Leverage best of breed solutions for planning and execution through pre-built integrations with Microsoft Dynamics 365, Adobe, and Salesforce*.
HOW CAN WE HELP?
Our consultants have several years experience working with EPM tools and in particularly with Anaplan. We have helped dozens of companies to implement successful and lasting solutions to solve complex business planning and reporting problems.
We are highly trained in Anaplan including 'The Anaplan Way' of implementing solutions for our clients. We also have the experience of working with clients to roll out the tool to their organisations.
We can provide resources with the right level of skills in Project Management, Model Building, Data Integration and Testing.