Anaplan Joins Deloitte Consulting, LLP Technology Alliances Portfolio to Offer Customers a Groundbreaking Planning Platform with Custom-Built Applications

Heightened alliance equips companies with real-time insights and increased collaboration to drive strategic decision-making

San Francisco – July 14, 2014 Anaplan today announced that it has joined Deloitte’s Technology Alliances Portfolio, further strengthening the companies’ long-standing relationship to enable clients to more effectively plan and create collaborative work environments for strategic data insights.

As a Consulting and Application Partner, Deloitte is a vital member of Anaplan’s global network of leading consulting partners that each effectively delivers many elements of end-to-end business planning and execution on the Anaplan platform from implementation to execution to the customization of applications across the globe.

“With its combination of Anaplan’s market-leading technology and Deloitte’s industry and business insight, the alliance will help clients to continuously align their people, plans and spend to their market opportunities,” said Doug Smith, Executive Vice President, Anaplan. “Deloitte’s experience and insight in a diverse range of industries enable them to advise Anaplan customers on how to turn the complexity of business operations into powerful, easy-to-use apps and plans.”

“Many of our clients approach us with a similar set of issues. Regardless of the industry or the use case, clients need real-time, accurate data to drive strategic decision making and enable further collaboration across different functions,” said Merritt Alberti, Director, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. “They are faced with the challenges of improving margins, driving profitable growth and reducing operating costs. Anaplan is one of the leading tools to help companies rationalize their processes and easily determine how they can do things more efficiently.”

The Deloitte Technology Alliance is constantly evolving to meet changing market needs and promote new capabilities from a wide range of technology providers. A strong Alliance program gives Deloitte added flexibility in addressing client challenges, allowing them to respond to a wide range of complex business issues more effectively. Together, Anaplan and Deloitte are dedicated to the success of their alliance relationships to better position themselves to deliver the most effective services and solutions to help clients in their efforts to address their biggest challenges.

“Anaplan is a significant innovation in business planning and execution, supporting the rapid development of interconnected applications for financial, sales and operational planning across many industry sectors. They add value to the Deloitte practice by broadening our portfolio of offerings so we can think about client issues more holistically. We’re seeing a huge market demand for the type of flexible, cloud-based planning services that Anaplan provides, and we look forward to further collaboration as we address the market needs,” added Alberti.

About Anaplan
Anaplan is disrupting the world of business planning and execution. We built our platform from the ground up to empower companies to plan, collaborate and act—in real time. Stay ahead of critical business events, rapidly model potential impacts and course correct on the fly. With Anaplan’s cloud-based platform, you can continuously align your people, plans and spend to your market opportunities. Anaplan is a privately held company, headquartered in San Francisco, CA with global offices on four continents. To learn more, visit Join us on twitter: @anaplan