Author: Frederic Laluyaux

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Highlights from Anaplan Hub 2013: Keynote Speech

Anaplan Hub 2013 – Fred Laluyaux
Highlights from the Keynote: To see you all here is both humbling, reassuring, and very engaging for us. So I thank you again for attending our first event. We have more than 400 who registered to attend, and I don’t know how many of you are in the room but it’s a big number. As Simon, said this conference is really about you who share our vision and our passion for a new breed of enterprise software that’s immediate, that’s powerful, that’s connected, and that’s fundamentally engaging.

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Latest Excel fiasco is just another symptom of the failure of enterprise technology

Why is Excel still the de-facto modeling tool for pretty much every business user? Just a couple of days ago, one of the most forward thinking practitioners I know told me that his finance analysts demand that any enterprise system they purchase have a “link-to-Excel escape hatch” so they can actually get their work done. What does this tell us about the billions of dollars that have been poured into enterprise software and services over the last three decades?

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