Anaplan Blog

What connected planning means for financial services

In September, we gathered together financial services specialists from the UK, Belgium, France, and Germany at our Anaplan European Financial Services Summit. Featuring speakers from companies such as The Financial Times, RSA, Provident-Satsuma, AXA, Deloitte, Aviva, 3i, and NewDay, the event focused on how connected planning can help the financial services industry become more agile—and… read more →

The evolution of sales operations: roles, responsibilities, and organizational design

SiriusDecisions, a research and advisory firm that focuses exclusively on business-to-business sales productivity and marketing, studies how sales reps spend their time. In one recent study, the company analyzed how much time sales spent on 39 activities, from responding to internal emails and calling customers to searching for sales content. The results of the study… read more →

How to use IFRS 16 compliance to your advantage

The clock is ticking on the way leases are accounted for, and virtually every company that rents or leases assets will be affected. Starting January 1, 2019, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standard Board (IASB) will implement new standards, ASC 842 and IFRS 16, respectively, that will impact your company’s… read more →

People of Anaplan: Meet Bhavik Vashi

Back in early 2014—in only his second month at Anaplan—Bhavik Vashi was a bit shocked to find himself in the company boardroom, presenting planning models to the company’s C-level executives. “In that moment, I realized that I made the right decision to join this company,” he said. “And I promised myself that I would always… read more →

Who drives software purchasing—IT or business?

Jason Ambrose, Anaplan’s Vice President of Strategic Business Transformation, shares his insights into how enterprises buy software today. He and his team advise Anaplan customers on the journey to adopt connected planning across their enterprises.Who’s in the driver’s seat when it comes to software selection and purchasing in enterprises?Not long ago, I would have said… read more →