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Anaplan’s platform for smart businesses at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo

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Which top strategic technology trends will demand your attention in 2017? Attend the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, Florida, on October 17–20 and hear Gartner’s top predictions, strategic technology trends, and CEO perspectives before anyone else.

Anaplan will exhibit its platform at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, one of the world’s most important gatherings of CIOs and senior IT executives. The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo delivers independent and objective content from the leading IT research and advisory organization and provides access to the latest solutions from key technology providers. CIOs and IT executives rely on the insights shared at this event to learn how their organizations can better address business challenges and improve operational efficiency through the use of technology.

As part of the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Signature Series, Hung LeHong, Vice President and Gartner Fellow at Gartner Research, will discuss “Competing in a Platform World.” He will highlight how platform businesses are disrupting industries and how that disruption is intensifying as every company becomes a digital business.

In B2C, the digital giants are already creating disruptive platforms such as Uber, Caviar, and Amazon, example example example to reach us in our connected lives. In enterprise and B2B worlds, platform businesses will create different competitive dynamics. CIOs need to identify these competitive threats and opportunities to drive smart business transformation and compete in this evolving digital economy. And they need do it with fewer resources and under restrictive economic conditions.

Business planning is benefiting from this disruption, often with dramatic results. Anaplan lets business decision-makers avoid the standalone applications and disconnected spreadsheets that have been the norm, and enables smart businesses to:

  • Plan and manage performance on a single platform
  • Foster real-time team collaboration on large data sets
  • Build plans with more precision and at unprecedented speed
  • Connect performance data with plans to quickly see when numbers are off course and easily simulate decisions before acting

This is where Anaplan steps in. As the leading planning and performance management platform for smart businesses, Anaplan combines an unrivaled planning and modeling engine, predictive analytics, and cloud collaboration into one simple interface for business users. Anaplan enables cloud-based agile planning and modeling, helping to buck the trend of long deployments, low user adoption, and in some cases, expensive, failed implementations.

You also won’t want to miss Amit Shah, CIO of Excelitas. On Wednesday, October 19 at 2:45 p.m. on Stage 3 on the Pacific Terrace, he will discuss how Excelitas using Anaplan to transform its business by increasing agility to win in local markets worldwide.

Visit Anaplan at booth 857, located in the Pacific Hall of the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel, to learn more about how Anaplan can enable you to transform your business. To schedule a meeting at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, you can do so here.

If you haven’t registered for the event, use Anaplan’s sponsor discount to save $550 off the standard registration rate. Upon registering, simply enter priority code SPSYM9 to unlock the discount.

We hope to see you there! But if you’re unable to attend, see Anaplan in action with a live demo.

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