Anaplan to Hold First User Conference in London
European business leaders will gather to discuss strategies and tactics for improving company wide performance using cloud software
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – November 13, 2012 – London’s world-famous Science Museum has been selected as the site of the OneVue 2012 conference, a first-of-its-kind gathering of business leaders designed to foster conversation around improving enterprise financial performance. The event, to be held November 14, 2012, is hosted by Anaplan, the leader in cloud performance management software, and Vue Analytics, the exclusive reseller of Anaplan software in the United Kingdom.
Anaplan, whose software is dramatically changing the way businesses plan for and adjust to new realities in their companies and markets, will be joined at the event by dozens of customers, including customer speakers Worldwide Clinical Trials, Taylor Wimpey, Pandora, and Central European Media Enterprises (CME). Executives from each company will talk about how Anaplan is helping them create powerful business models, measure and analyze operations, and collaborate and act in real time.
“Anaplan is great – really responsive, customer oriented with a deep background in planning,” said Jared Waterman, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at Pandora, the leading Internet radio service. “They understand the challenges we’re facing and are able to marry that with their technology to solve them.”
“There is incredible demand in Europe and elsewhere for cloud-based software that helps organizations translate business complexity into achievable plans,” said Ian Stone, Managing Director of Vue Analytics. “Anaplan epitomizes this new breed of cloud software, and we are excited to engage our customers in a wide-ranging discussion about how software can improve enterprise financial performance.”
“OneVue 2012 is a terrific opportunity to hear directly from our customers how cloud-based software, sophisticated analytics and strategic planning tools can help organizations capitalize on new business opportunities and avoid risks,” said Anaplan CEO Fred Laluyaux, who will deliver the conference’s keynote speech. “We are excited to be holding our first-ever user conference in London, Europe’s financial hub, and we look forward to welcoming our many successful customers.”
Anaplan provides cloud-based planning and performance management solutions for operations and finance. The Anaplan Performance Cloud™ combines the agility of spreadsheets with the power of enterprise software. The platform enables people to intuitively model their business, derive insights, collaborate for better decisions, align operations, and execute processes in a single platform. Whether objectives are to reduce expenses, improve margins, accelerate growth, or other, results are immediate and impactful. Anaplan is funded by Granite Ventures and Shasta Ventures and was awarded Gartner Cool Vendor Award in 2012 and Ventana Research Technology Operational Innovation Award for Sales Management in 2012.
Anaplan is driving a new age of connected planning. Large and fast-growing organizations use Anaplan’s cloud platform in every business function to make informed decisions and drive faster, more effective planning processes. Anaplan also provides support, training, and planning transformation advisory services. Anaplan is a privately held company based in San Francisco with 16 offices and over 150 expert partners worldwide. To learn more, visit anaplan.com.