Customer Newsletter, April 2016

Welcome to our customer newsletter

“On behalf of Anaplan, welcome to our April 2016 newsletter. April is usually a very busy month here at Anaplan. We’re preparing for Hub16, our flagship event of the year, and so far we’ve confirmed 30+ customer speakers and over 75 sessions. It’s a great opportunity to meet other Anaplanners and hear about our latest innovations. Don’t miss out.”

Grant Halloran
Grant Halloran | Chief Marketing Officer
What’s inside
•   Hub16 update
•   Customer blog from VMware 
•   Featured speakers at Hub
 Interview with Lexmark and Deloitte
•   Insights from Anaplan
•   Harvard Business Review paper
•   Anaplan Champions
   Customer Success webinar 
Hub 16 video
Hear from our leadership on why you should join us at Hub16.
Anaplan Hub is the premier event where Anaplanners meet, learn, and share. From more than 75 educational sessions delivered by actual users, to in-depth hands-on training and interactive peer-to-peer networking, the Hub conference delivers true substance.
To learn more about our upcoming conference, watch our Hub16 video

VMware enhances sales performance
Discover how VMware drives significant efficiencies in its planning cycle, enabling better quota accuracy. Hear the story live at Hub16.


Be inspired by over 50 expert speakers—including executives from Kellogg Company, Foresite Capital, Red Robin, Intel Security, and more—as they share personal stories of challenges, innovation, and tangible operational improvements within their global enterprises. 

Check out some of the scheduled customer presentations:
  • Kellogg Company: Zero-based budgeting 
  • Intel Security: Global compensation 
  • Motorola: Identifying cross-sell and up-sell opportunities
Lexmark and Deloitte
Peer tips from Lexmark and Deloitte

Discover how Lexmark worked with Deloitte Digital to implement Anaplan apps to transform their sales forecasting and territory management processes.


Education, support, and community

Anaplan recently launched a new website for enablement and support! The Anaplan global enablement website offers you training options, course catalog overview, certification information, and much more.
Also, at Hub this year, we are offering training courses. To register for expert training classes at Hub, please visit the Hub16 website for more information.

Three tips to optimize your Anaplan models
Customers want a model that can grow with them and still run like a well-oiled machine. So whether you are a new customer or have been with Anaplan for a long time, here are a few tips to ensure that your models are optimized.
Read blog

Webinar recap: Retail planning—how to gain a competitive edge

OpenSymmetry and Anaplan recently hosted a webinar, which discussed planning for retail success in 2016 and featured Strahan Wilson, CFO of EAT, and James Mulligan from OpenSymmetry.
Read blog


Three steps towards finance-led integrated business planning that delivers growth
Finance is constantly tested to keep pace in today’s business environment. To keep up, planning needs to become a continuous process that spans departmental boundaries and enables managers to collectively realign resources to respond to market changes.

Anaplan Champions

Get into the groove of Hub16 with our Anaplan Champions Hub16 Experience. Connect with fellow attendees as you learn about upcoming speakers, snag members-only deals, explore the history of Hubs past, and of course, complete fun challenges to earn points and prizes. We may even honor members with the highest scores at Hub16.

What will you win?

Live webinar
Thursday, April 14th, 10 a.m. PST / 1 p.m. EST

Join Bob Slaby, former VP of Global Sales Compensation at Hewlett-Packard and now Anaplan’s VP of Customer Operations, to discuss how you can access the impact of plan changes on sales performance and continue to drive revenue.

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