Amer Sports Transforms Sales planning with Anaplan’s Connected Planning Platform
Feb07

Amer Sports Transforms Sales planning with Anaplan’s Connected Planning Platform

With Anaplan, Amer Sports gained transparency and accountability, and reduced time required to set sales quotas by an estimated 70 percent Amer Sports recently deployed Anaplan’s connected planning platform to strengthen its sales and compensation planning. With Anaplan, Amer Sports’ sales team gained greater visibility into sales targets and performance, was able to rapidly realign roles to execute a vital restructuring initiative,...

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Anaplan launches planning industry’s first Bring Your Own Key Encryption Solution
Jan19

Anaplan launches planning industry’s first Bring Your Own Key Encryption Solution

Anaplan Bring Your Own Key solution gives enterprise customers an additional layer of security to protect their most proprietary, sensitive, and confidential information in the cloud Anaplan announced the launch of Anaplan Bring Your Own Key (BYOK), a data encryption solution. A first in the cloud planning industry, Anaplan BYOK allows customers to self-manage keys, which enables them to encrypt and decrypt workspaces and have sole...

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How Bank CFOs are using technology to Drive Transformation
Nov15

How Bank CFOs are using technology to Drive Transformation

The CFO role in financial institutions has always been pivotal. But as the industry evolves and technology and data become increasingly critical to operations, CFOs have taken the lead in driving industry transformation, and technology is the vehicle they’re using for change. For the modern bank CFO who is embracing new strategy and performance responsibilities and addressing changes wrought by regulations, technology innovation, and...

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IFRS 16: What happens when you add an extra $3000 Billion to the Balance Sheet?
Oct27

IFRS 16: What happens when you add an extra $3000 Billion to the Balance Sheet?

The role of the balance sheets is to provide a true and accurate picture of a company’s financial health. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case, resulting in unpleasant surprises among listed companies. Investors sometimes discover, rather late in the day, the equivalent of a long-term debt that is damaging to their company’s value. A famous example is the bankruptcy of the US Borders Group bookstore chain in 2011, which had...

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Anaplan Announces Strong Financial Services Industry Momentum
Sep26

Anaplan Announces Strong Financial Services Industry Momentum

 Leading planning platform provider adds over 20 new customers across banking, insurance, and investment management in first half of 2017 Anaplan announced strong customer growth in its Anaplan for Financial Services unit in the first half of 2017 and will preview the new Anaplan Bring Your Own Key (BYOK) product at its flagship 2017 financial services industry event, the European Financial Services Summit, held at M By Montcalm in...

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Using Technology to Drive Private Equity Performance Management
Sep18

Using Technology to Drive Private Equity Performance Management

Over the last few years, we’ve seen regulatory changes and market volatility impact the business models of financial services firms, particularly private equity funds and investors. For example, private equity funds have had to adjust to new regulatory requirements including the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive 2011/61/EU (AIFMD) and the Common Reporting Standard (CRS), to name...

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Anaplan Reports Unprecedented Momentum for its Sales Performance Management Solutions
Aug23

Anaplan Reports Unprecedented Momentum for its Sales Performance Management Solutions

Company will showcase groundbreaking compensation and sales management solutions at upcoming WorldatWork 2017 event in Chicago Anaplan, a leading platform provider driving a new age of connected planning, today announced strong growth in its Anaplan for Sales business over the last 12 months. The company now has more than 330 customers worldwide using Anaplan for Sales to transform their sales organizations. The Anaplan team will...

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Anaplan Promotes Edouard Fourcade to Managing Director, EMEA
Jul04

Anaplan Promotes Edouard Fourcade to Managing Director, EMEA

Anaplan today announced the appointment of Edouard Fourcade as Managing Director for EMEA. Previously, Fourcade was Anaplan’s Vice President for France. Fourcade’s appointment follows Anaplan’s recent announcement of its fiscal year 2017 results, which included over 75 percent annual year-over-year subscription revenue growth and $120 million in total revenue. “We are thrilled that Edouard is taking the next step to lead our EMEA...

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Customer Service is a Key Differentiator for Businesses, but Many are Falling Short
Jun21

Customer Service is a Key Differentiator for Businesses, but Many are Falling Short

New research reveals that a lack of connected planning is resulting in missed opportunities for UK businesses Customer service is a key differentiator for UK businesses. Brand reputation, competitiveness and position within the market are highly influenced by a company’s ability to provide good customer service. However, despite its importance, research from Anaplan, a leading platform provider driving a new age of connected planning,...

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Anaplan Appoints Anup Singh as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Jun14

Anaplan Appoints Anup Singh as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Tech sector veteran brings more than 25 years of financial leadership experience building hyper-growth companies Anaplan announced today that Anup Singh is joining the company as its new Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective July 31, 2017. Singh has extensive experience in implementing scalable infrastructures to support fast-growing companies, and has been very effective in developing...

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2017 – The Year of Cost-Cutting
May26

2017 – The Year of Cost-Cutting

2016 was punctuated by a large number of banks announcing their intentions to cut costs. In the UK we saw efficiency drives from the like of HSBC and Lloyds Banking Group, with the latter publicly targeting a further 20% belt-tightening by the end of 2017. RBS made cuts on its investment banking side, and Barclays described itself as “unrelenting in its pursuit for lower costs”. Further afield the trend continued, with similar major...

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Vuealta Joins the Anaplan Partner Network in EMEA
Feb07

Vuealta Joins the Anaplan Partner Network in EMEA

Anaplan today announced that London-based Vuealta will join the Anaplan partner network in EMEA. Led by Ian Stone, formerly of Anaplan, Vuealta will bolster the Anaplan channel program. “We’re thrilled to have a fast-growing global community of best-in-class consulting partners,” said Paul Melchiorre, Anaplan’s Chief Revenue Officer. “We are excited to welcome Vuealta into our ecosystem of partners who continually innovate to enable...

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Anaplan Adds Data Integration and Visualization Choices
Nov09

Anaplan Adds Data Integration and Visualization Choices

Partnerships with industry leaders Informatica and Tableau enhance planning and performance management capabilities with new data integration and visualization options for business users Anaplan today announced a new partnership with data integration specialist Informatica and integration with visual analytics firm Tableau Software. The two agreements were unveiled at Anaplan’s Hub16 conference in London. Anaplan’s open platform...

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