Posts about "Finance"

Facilitating cohort analysis in a subscription economy

The subscription-based business model is far from new; newspaper and magazine publishers have been using it for decades. But the subscription economy is spreading to other industries fast, and it’s not just software businesses and entertainment channels that are driving its growth. For example, during the 2017 Major League Baseball season, the St. Louis Cardinals… read more →

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 →

Deloitte’s insurance expert discusses finance transformation in the Solvency II era

Henri Wajsblat, Anaplan’s Head of Financial Services Solutions, interviews Deloitte insurance expert, Marco Van Ackooij, to learn why finance professionals in insurance need to shift from a traditional backward-looking to a more forward-looking performance management approach.We have heard a lot about Solvency II in Insurance during the last 10 years. What lessons do you think… read more →

6 tips for a successful Anaplan implementation

I’ve spent the last six years of my career leading projects and teams across Unum Group, a leader in employee benefits in the U.S. and U.K. I’ve worked in a variety of areas—including underwriting, claim operations, and corporate finance—and learned what makes a project succeed.At the recent Innovation in Financial Services event held by Anaplan in… read more →

Lionpoint Group helps private equity firms improve financial performance management

Henri Wajsblat, Anaplan’s Head of Financial Services Solutions, interviewed Anaplan partner and Lionpoint Group Executive Director Nick Moore about how new technology solutions can help the private equity sector improve performance management. At Hub17, Lionpoint Group launched the Theoretical Waterfall Anaplan app, designed to model and forecast returns of private equity funds.Over the last few… read more →