Posts about "Finance"

Zero-based budgeting

Why zero-based budgeting is back on the corporate to-do list

Kellogg Co., Heinz, the Campbell Soup Company, Mondelez International, Alcoa Inc., The Boston Scientific Corp., Jarden Corporation, Quiksilver, Inc., and a host of other large multinationals from a broad spectrum of industries have all gone on record as having adopted a 40-year-old methodology—zero-based budgeting (ZBB). And many of them are pushing ZBB even further, using… read more →

Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) Conference

Anaplan at AFP: Learn how to expedite your planning cycles

How have you broken boundaries recently? This year’s Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) Conference is focused on breaking boundaries—and Anaplan has broken a boundary lately. We are proud to announce we were recently named a leader in the Forrester Wave™ Enterprise Performance Management, Q4 2016, and we are excited to showcase the strides we have… read more →

operational planning and budgeting

Airlines optimize operational efficiency and increase the speed and precision of their planning and budgeting with Anaplan

Anyone with a desire to visit the UK should seriously think about going now. Why? Before June 23, 2016, USD$100 would have bought you just over UK£68. Then UK citizens voted on whether to leave the European Union (#Brexit), and the pound sterling dropped precipitously—as of this writing, you’ll get only £75 for USD$100—giving you… read more →


Insight from the CFO Argyle Forum: Mission critical planning processes still held hostage in spreadsheets

Over 80 percent of finance leaders still rely on 10 or more spreadsheets to support their mission critical planning processes. That’s the astonishing feedback Anaplan received when this question was posed to an audience of over 100 finance leaders at the Chief Financial Leadership Office Forum in Los Angeles, CA, a few weeks ago—see the… read more →


Remove the risk of missing top-line growth with better revenue planning

Revenue planning is business critical – investors and analysts expect you to deliver sustainable growth without surprises (and will reward you handsomely with increases in your stock price). That’s because surprises of any kind—good or bad—imply that the business does not have a firm grasp of its market and that its revenue forecasting processes leave… read more →