IDC: The benefits of connected planning

Today, traditional EPM is struggling to keep up as businesses need to be able to adapt to market changes quickly, predict the future more accurately, and find ways to aggregate an ever-growing amount of data.

Join Anaplan for an in-depth discussion with IDC analyst, Mickey North Rizza, around the key pillars of a modern enterprise-wide planning process and the benefits of connected planning. In this webinar, you’ll hear:

  • How traditional EPM solutions can limit the growth of your business
  • How connected planning is reshaping the planning and decision-making process throughout the enterprise
  • Case studies of companies benefiting from connected planning in their businesses today


Mickey North Rizza, IDC

Subrata Chakrabarti

Mickey North Rizza is program vice president for IDC’s Enterprise Applications and Digital Commerce research practice. She leads a team of analysts responsible for IDC’s coverage of the next generation of enterprise applications, including ERP, financial applications, procurement, supply chain automation project and portfolio management, enterprise asset management, services resource planning (SRP) and related project-based solutions software, and the digital commerce business network. In her role, Mickey and the team advises clients on ERP and i-ERP systems and associated applications, and digital commerce with a focus on the key trends, opportunities, and innovation, as well as the IT and Business Buyer concerns and requirements.

Mickey has over 20 years of experience as a practitioner in supply chain, sourcing, and procurement. Prior to IDC, she worked as an award-winning analyst for AMR Research and Gartner, and has several years of technology vendor experience aiding practitioners on their transformation journey and assisting with market messages. Mickey is the founding member of the ISM Supply Chain Risk Management Group, which she chaired in 2015.

Subrata Chakrabarti, Anaplan

Subrata Chakrabarti

Subrata Chakrabarti is the VP of Platform and Industry Marketing at Anaplan, where he leads the charter to define Anaplan’s platform vision, growth strategy, and positioning and messaging. Subrata is a technology industry executive with 18+ years of experience in enterprise software. In his prior roles with Informatica, SAP, Business Objects, and NCR, Subrata has held a number of key leadership roles in marketing, product management, operations, and corporate strategy. Subrata holds an MBA from Emory University, an M.S. in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Georgia, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from the National Institute of Technology, India.

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