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Keys to success in sales forecasting

In part three of Anaplan’s five-part webinar series with the Sales Management Association, Brandon Kulik, national leader for Deloitte’s sales force effectiveness practice, joins Rowan Tonkin, Anaplan’s Head of Sales and Marketing Solutions, to talk about the importance of creating a comprehensive approach to sales forecasting. William Shakespeare once wrote “It is not in the… read more →

Motivating the right behavior with incentive compensation

In part four of Anaplan’s five-part webinar series with the Sales Management Association, Hassan Mahmood, managing director and founder of Voiant Group, joins Rowan Tonkin, Anaplan’s Head of Sales and Marketing Solutions, to discuss how sales leaders can drive desired sales behaviors with an improved incentive compensation plan.First, some history: I call the 1980s and… read more →

5 reasons to attend the supply chain track at Hub17

The countdown to Anaplan Hub17, our annual global user conference, has begun. More than 1,500 of the world’s top strategic planners will converge in San Francisco on March 27–29, and we hope you’ll be among them! We have more than 115 breakout sessions planned for the event, with content for people in any industry, department, or… read more →

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Marketing attribution explained in 2017

In our recent Marketing Monday video series, we covered a topic that is challenging modern marketers, which is marketing attribution. In this blog, I’ll provide guidance on what attribution is, why it’s important, and where you can get started.What is marketing attribution?Marketing attribution is the process measurement of the value of each touchpoint in a… read more →

5 strategies of highly successful sales organizations

Achieving a strong sales edge is anchored in five key areas, according to a new report by McKinsey & Company. Here´s an overview of the five things fast-growing companies prioritize to outpace the competition: 1. Focus on the future and commit to opportunities. Find the challenges and growth opportunities in the macro environment, then determine—and… read more →

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First wave of Hub17 breakout sessions now listed

The first wave of Hub17 breakout sessions is now published on the Hub website. We’ve got more than 115 breakout sessions planned, with content for people in any industry, department, or specific role, so this first wave is just the beginning. Check out these highlights:Finance: Integrated Planning and Modeling for Private Capital. Private capital markets… read more →

Lock in the best price for Anaplan Hub17 today

Given this blog’s popularity among planning professionals, we probably don’t need to explain why planning ahead saves you and your company money. But we have a very specific example to share: Full-conference registration for Hub17, our global user conference, goes up by $200 on February 10. If you’re joining us in San Francisco on March… read more →

People of Anaplan: Meet Jun Nakata

Work-style reform is a hot topic in Japan as the country attempts to grow its economy with limited resources. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has appointed a cabinet minister to study the issue, and Japanese companies are looking for creative ways to cope with a shrinking labor force and an aging population. To Jun Nakata, Anaplan’s… read more →