Posts by Simon Tucker

Companies preparing to go public turn to Anaplan

According to CNBC, 2017 is on track to have more initial public offerings (IPOs) than 2016—the first year-over-year increase in four years. I’ve noticed something that several newly minted public companies and their hyper-growth kin have in common: They use the Anaplan platform to drive better-informed business decisions.Anaplan customers that prepared for and launched an… read more →

Four observations on the Forrester Wave™ EPM report, from Anaplan’s chief customer officer

Analyst firm Forrester Research recently published “The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Performance Management, Q4 2016,” its evaluation of EPM providers and the 10 companies (including Anaplan, which was named a Leader) that are the most significant players in the space. The report, according to its author Paul D. Hamerman, shows how each provider measures up and… read more →

What’s New in Anaplan – June 2012

We’ve updated the Anaplan Platform for June 2012 and it’s packed with more great features. Exciting additions include Simple Selections, improvements to Dashboard Charts, Model Blueprint, new Process functionality, importing and exporting Version names, and an update to Anaplan Connect.Key changes to the Platform include:Simple Selections: Rows and Columns in a module grid can now… read more →

What’s new in Anaplan – March/April 2012

Another busy couple of months have gone by here at Anaplan and it’s time for another round up of the great features we’ve received from the Anaplan development team during March and April. These include breakback; nested dimensions; user search, and new and updated calculation functions. Enjoy!Key changes to the Platform include:Breakback: a facility similar… read more →

What’s new in Anaplan – Jan 2012

Welcome to the first Anaplan release for 2012 packed full of more great features from the Anaplan development team. These include end-user imports; the addition of a more comprehensive “Actions” tab in Settings to house processes, imports and exports;  the Anaplan API can run an Action, and import fields from Salesforce are now customizable. Enjoy!Key… read more →

Granite Ventures and Shasta Ventures Lead $11.4 Million Series B Investment in Anaplan

Anaplan (www.anaplan.com), the emerging leader for on-demand, cross functional planning and enterprise performance applications today announced it has closed a $11.4 Million Series B financing from existing investors and new investors Granite Ventures and Shasta Ventures, bringing the total raised to more than $17.5 Million.Standish O’Grady, Managing Director of Granite Ventures, and Ravi Mohan, Managing… read more →