Posts by Guy Haddleton

Anaplan Rocks…

This week we had further feedback about the significant innovations that Anaplan offers over TM1, Hyperion and Cognos. An independent TM1 consultant built a complex analytical planning and pricing prototype on Anaplan for a global distribution company in 8 hours. He expected it to take 60 – 80 hours.Part of the reason why Anaplan is… read more →

Anaplan Webinar for TM1, Cognos Planning, SAP BPC and Hyperion Professionals:

Chief Architect Michael Gould (one of the two authors of Adaytum, now Cognos Planning) and Guy Haddleton (CEO Anaplan) will explore the major innovations that distinguish Anaplan from the rest of the field. The webinar assumes a good understanding of multi-dimensional analytics and modeling and will take the form of a hands-on ‘modeling’ demonstration of… read more →

The Anaplan Cloud is helping Professional Service and Software businesses execute better

An example of an enterprise problem that Anaplan solves is connecting sales opportunity data from CRM to feed downstream activities – forecast, pipeline coverage, rep performance, quota planning, commission planning et al. Then combine the opp data with other feeds from timesheets, GL’s, HRIS etc and organize the data into logical structures for bench utilization… read more →

Wanted: Pure Inside Sales Talent

We’re looking for great inside sales talent.Anaplan is a fast growing software company offering career opportunities for entrepreneurial individuals wishing to break out of the traditional mold of enterprise software and move into the world of in-memory SaaS 3.0 for analytics, forecasting, planning and business modeling.WANTED: INSIDE SALES SPECIALIST BASED IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIAWe seek an… read more →

Wanted: Pure Talent to be trained in Customer Facing Roles

In 20 years I’ve seen the good and the bad. The BAD include:Little passion and poor domain knowledgeGreat talkers with no listening skillsEager to learn – surf online 24 * 7Team Players when its time to partyAnaplan seeks the following Talent:Mathematically and analytically giftedPassionate about supporting or selling business modeling solutionsCup half full folks who… read more →

Enable the debate

“All of us are smarter than any of us.” — Dr. Douglas Merrill, former CIO, GoogleIn speaking with my sales manager colleagues and friends, when it comes to their weekly forecast calls both down the chain (with reps) and up (with sales execs), I’ve found a few common themes, including:You can’t do a sales forecast… read more →