Anaplan for Corporate Budgeting

Today, finance is expected to do more with less, producing greater detail with fewer errors, and in less time. To accomplish this, you need structure, speed, consistency, collaboration, and accuracy in your budgeting process. With Anaplan’s business budgeting solution, you can create and connect business-friendly plans and formulas with financial and operational drivers at scale across your entire enterprise.

Easily build and compare scenarios that represent your business: aggressive, conservative, “what-if”, and more. Get your planning basics done faster, more accurately, and with less effort across your teams, all on a connected planning platform. Maintain end-to-end visibility from the CFO down to the business analyst, while leaving more time for value added analysis.

Why Anaplan for Corporate Budgeting?

Drive efficiency and cost reduction
With a multi-dimensional modeling solution that integrates high volumes of disparate data, finance teams can better balance cost-reducing measures, quickly manipulating data in response to evolving market conditions, strategic business priorities, and fluid organizational structures.

Enable collaboration
Spreadsheets, point solutions, and legacy software prevent dynamic and efficient collaboration. The use of shared technology and data allows different corporate functions to evaluate, share, and adjust plans in real-time with a with business owned common logic.

Enterprise financial planning

Make real-time decisions
Enterprises that can adjust quickly to changes and can alter budget plans more frequently, maintaining more insightful views into their future business performance. By eliminating monotonous spreadsheet maintenance, budgeting teams have access to the real-time insights needed to drive strategic decision-making.

Key Challenges and How Anaplan Solves Them

Common Challenges Anaplan Capabilites
Lack of clear insight into data preventing accurate decision making Easily create complex models and “what-if” scenarios on-the-fly that answer complicated financial questions and span multiple areas of the business
Unsuccessful collaboration across business functions Evaluate, share, and adjust plans in real time with a common language through shared technology and data
Ineffective data integration and collection Integrate data from different sources to centrally manage and report on business performance and various KPIs

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