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Sales and finance Performance

The ultimate win-win: integrating sales and finance

In any organization, salespeople are going to do what they do best—make money. But on their way to meeting quota, are they taking the company with them? Or are they leaving the company’s business priorities behind in the wake of their personal success?Companies invest a considerable amount in their sales organizations. In fact, according to… read more →

Marketing & Sales Strategy

Anaplan’s marketing team streamlines alignment with sales op using Anaplan

Unlike the old days where fishermen acted as both marketing and sales (they advertised by yelling their catch of the day at passersby, and then wrapped the fish up streetside)—today aligning marketing activities and sales objectives has been an ongoing challenge.Anaplan has overcome this hurdle internally by implementing its own platform to align with sales… read more →

sales forecast accuracy

Trimble Navigation gains sales forecast accuracy and new insights with Anaplan

Trimble Navigation Limited, best known for its GPS technology, has a multinational sales organization that operates in 198 countries around the world. With a globally dispersed sales force, Trimble faced several challenges, including real-time insights and an accurate sales forecast. To battle these challenges, Trimble tried multiple Excel-based systems in a variety of formats. Those… read more →

What is Anaplan's ROI?

Eliminating the strategy-execution gap

Most businesses fail to re-plan and re-align quickly enough to capitalize on (and let alone deal with) change. The constant torrent of changes that take them off their planned course is used as a reason for failure in every part of the business. “We had no way of seeing that coming” is a common phrase… read more →