Posts about "Finance"

3 observations on the Gartner Cloud SCPM Magic Quadrant

Based on decades of experience working with and writing about financial software, independent expert Richard Barrett has provided his personal observations on a recent Gartner Magic Quadrant. The opinions expressed are his own. Leading analyst firm Gartner recently published its annual Magic Quadrant for Cloud Strategic Corporate Performance Management (SCPM) solutions. According to its authors,… read more →

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 →