Anaplan - The New Standard for
Enterprise Planning Software

Cloud-based business planning and modeling tool for sales, operations and finance.
For Sales
For Finance
For Operations

Anaplan for Sales

Completing and Closing the Loop in Sales

Ensure achieving perfection while working on territorial alignment, quotas, management, pipeline forecasting, settings of sales targets and commissions calculation in a state of the art mechanism through a seamlessly connected set of applications. Keeping all of your business rules and sales data in one hub while sales and finance stay synchronized, plan adjustments are made on the fly, and sales processes are streamlined for optimal performance.

Sales Applications

Territorial Planning - Maintain balanced territories across all dimensions of the business.

Benefits :

  • Account segmentation by revenue potential (other metrics could be used) to achieve optimization.
  • Project impact of territory and assignment changes on sales and commissions.
  • Improve rep contentment while achieving balanced territory assignments.
  • Sustain alignment by managing various changes in a centralized manner.
Setting Targets - Set optimal targets across regions, people, products, and lines of business.

Benefits :

  • Achieve targets generation across several business dimensions in seconds.
  • Accuracy in target setting leads to balanced territorial view and achievable quotas.
  • Maintain strategic vision while tuning targets at the finest level of detail.
Management of Quota- Reconcile top-down targets and bottom-up quotas to achieve optimization of coverage and productivity of reps.

Benefits :

  • Maintain solid alignment between top-down targets and bottom-up projections.
  • Elimination of hidden costs resulted from poor quota allocation.
  • Improve visibility of buy-in to personal and corporate goals.
Incentive Compensation - Modeling of compensation plans, commissions calculation, analysis of plan effectiveness and capture the "What if scenarios?" from one simple yet powerful platform.

Benefits :

  • Analyze commission plans to maximize revenue and reduce cost of sales.
  • Automate processing of calculations for complex commission plans.
  • Eliminate / reduce payment errors and improve service levels to eliminate shadow-accounting.
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Anaplan for Finance

Connecting Finance with Operations

Anaplan for Finance brings a fresh methodology to financial planning and analytics (FP&A). The rapidly deployable, flexible, easy-access platform delivers short time to value for the business user. Immediately leverage familiar business syntax, drag-and-drop hierarchies, and built-in logic for time, versions, and scenarios. Be assured that data and plans are telling a consistent story results are mapping to projections and business decisions and supporting strategic priorities. Run scenarios on the fly for complex variables, disruption and ambiguity. Rapidly react to changing dynamics and deliver immediate business value with models, plans and forecasts built to any level of granularity and dimension.

Finance Applications

Capital Expenditures - Merge business operations insight and financial modeling to make healthier decisions about sizable capital investments.

Benefits :

  • Effortlessly model currency, rates, tax, depreciation and other financial drivers.
  • Trial scenarios based on varying projections of operational performance.
  • Comprehend impact of investments company financials.
Workforce Planning - Model estimated headcount and associated costs to achieve better staffing and operational decisions.

Benefits :

  • Manage intricate organization hierarchies from different perspectives at ease.
  • Examine impact of re-organization consequences on key metrics in seconds.
  • Align workforces with strategic and operational goals.
  • Collaborate more efficiently with business leaders about staffing decisions.
Expense Allocation - Accomplish the distribution of fixed and variable costs across products and cost centres, leveraging various methods of allocation.

Benefits :

  • Spend less time squabbling data and more time finalizing analysis.
  • Accelerate margins with smarter expense allocations.
  • Effortlessly change calculations as the business grows.
Financial Consolidations - Complete financial consolidation in real-time with direct integration into operational plans. Key financials can be easily rolled up across an enterprise (stores, cost centres, lines of business, regions) in seconds to provide complete insights on business operations.

Benefits :

  • Observe performance measures from diverse business perspectives (chart of accounts, cost centres, departments).
  • Easily build reports for executive meetings.
  • Achieve comprehensive visibility into the details of the business.
Profitability Analysis - Evaluate profitability across business dimensions and effortlessly drill down for fine-grained understanding of profitability drivers.

Benefits :

  • Accelerate profits by aligning investments against key profitability drivers.
  • Build models to analyze various business dimensions concurrently.
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Anaplan for Operations

Technology that aligns to processes

Anaplan's single platform links each department's business processes, whether it's layering in time dimensions across departments or rapidly translating KPIs across geographies and departments.

Operations Applications

Demand Planning - Plan distribution of products across locations, channels and key customer segments to ensure an optimal product mix that maximizes sales and increases share of wallet.

Benefits :

  • Drive forward thinking, data driven planning with integrated operational plans.
  • Roll-up the details for aggregated views of the forecast and historical performance.
  • Combine plans with management metrics, executive reporting, and corporate reporting.
Project Planning - Assign resources to projects across role types and skill sets. Easily access analytics around resource utilization, availability and project financials.

Benefits :

  • Create operational plans instantly based on historical data that delivers plans, budgets and alerts when numbers exceed thresholds.
  • Spend less time aggregating reports and more time completing analysis and making adjustments to maintain alignment to strategic goals.
  • Run scenarios, simulations and what ifs based on real time operational data that is accurate and up to date.
Site/store Planning - Manage multiple locations on a single platform to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget. Track completion of key project milestones and costs.

Benefits :

  • Reduces the time and manual manipulation required to effectively model sale and associated costs.
  • Effortlessly analyze the data with easy to manage modules. Transferring costs is made easy with formulas that make transfers visible and speedy.
  • Share models across departments (Retail - finance, merchandising, store, supply, distribution).
  • Test operating plans by quickly answering "what if" questions on different scenarios.
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Cloud-based business planning and modeling tool for sales, operations and finance

Why spend thousands of dollars on fragmented inflexible products when you can have single platform that does it all - superior, quicker, for a fraction of the cost.

Anaplan is a powerful Cloud-based modeling and planning platform that eliminates huge upfront cost of infrastructure, implementation delays/bottlenecks etc. Business users can build their own models in record time or accelerate the process with a pre-packaged app. Also, with just a few clicks and no expert support, users not only can adjust business rules but also update key drivers. Sit back and watch the changes ripple through connected models or plans in various complex "what-if" scenarios

Explore Anaplan Opportunities

Sales

Sales forecasting, territory planning, quota planning, commission calculations, trade & promotions etc.

Finance

Budgeting, forecasting, cash flow forecast, liquidity planning, long term strategic planning, HR planning etc.

Operations

Demand planning, Project planning, site/plot planning etc.

Key Benefits

  • Online platform that delivers Ready-to-go Apps designed to work together
  • Transforms incredible power of web apps to provide flexible and affordable solution for spreadsheet forecasting
  • Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting, Modeling
  • Sales, Operations, Finance modules
  • All apps on Cloud - personal workspace
  • No need of technical gurus, consultants for upgrades/changes
  • No special software/hardware needed. All you need is an internet connected device
  • Fully supported from any mobile device (iOS, Android, Windows)
  • In-memory processing. Patented HyperBlockTM Architecture
  • API - intuitive user Import/Export and pre-built connectors for data integration
  • Variety of publishing features including dashboards, charts, PDF generation and a tightly integrated MS XLS
  • Implementation takes 1/10 of the time of a traditional planning software deployment
  • As business grows, the apps grow too
  • Build any unique business models very quickly
  • Update plans on the fly for changing business dynamics
  • Collaborate and execute on plans across your company
  • Have total confidence in the accuracy of your data, reports, forecasts and plans
  • No waste of time on tons of spreadsheets
  • All that efficiency and power in affordable subscription price