Anaplan Connect

Date: 13/12/2018

By Andre Lie, Senior Consultant at Cornerstone Performance Management

Anaplan, whose name comes from the words 'analysis' and planning' is a cloud based platform which allows enterprise teams to organise and analyse their disparate sets of data and collaborate within a single web interface. Sales, Finance, HR, Marketing and other business operations functions can work together within the Anaplan Platform.

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8 steps to implementing rolling forecasts

Date: 03/09/2018

By Danielle Dahlstrom, Domain Principal at Anaplan

A rolling forecast is a differentiating planning concept that can help organisations find opportunities amid intense competition. In finance, rolling forecasts are an approach to planning that evaluates key business drivers on a continual basis throughout the year. For many organisations, it can provide an advantageous approach to budgeting—with some businesses using a rolling forecast to replace their traditional annual budget entirely.

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Why CFOs are moving forward and leaving Excel behind

Date: 29/05/2018

By Jason Ambrose, Vice President, Strategic Business Transformation at Anaplan

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) recently published an article that explored a compelling opportunity in corporate financial planning. With firsthand insight gleaned from finance chiefs from a variety of industries, the article—titled “Stop Using Excel, Finance Chiefs Tell Staffs”—delved into some of the reasons why CFOs are directing their teams to leave spreadsheets behind in favour of cloud-based planning platforms.

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