Author: Frederic Laluyaux

Anaplan

$100M in funding…the day after

This article is the first of a 6-part series that addresses common growing pains and challenges that startups encounter, and offers advice on how to bypass these hurdles while keeping your team and customers top of mind. When companies achieve

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Anaplan's Hyperblock technology

Anaplan profiled on French Channel LCI’s Plein Écran

This past April, I met with Cedric Ingrand, the host of the French TV show Plein Écran, which airs on LCI, a leading news channel in France.  After introducing Anaplan’s technology and discussing the company’s global expansion, I extended an

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Taking Anaplan on the Road

Over the past several months, I’ve been on the road, spreading the word about Anaplan across the globe. From our amazing HUB 2014 conference in San Francisco where 1000 Anaplanners came together to share their experiences, to the launch events

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Anaplan Hub

Watch Hub 2014 Session Videos!

Thank you to all the Anaplanners that joined us for Hub! 3 days. 30 speakers. 28 countries represented. We shared, we listened, and we were inspired! We realize we scheduled a ton of sessions in just 3 short days (over

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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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