Newsletter, November 2023 (Benelux)
Welcome to this month’s Anaplan Customer Newsletter! This content will help keep you apprised of the latest in our collaboration, inform you of product updates and industry news, and connect you with our broader Anaplan community and resources to stay at the top of your game.
November newsletter includes:
- Anaplan Training and Certification Updates
- Anaplan Product Updates
- Upcoming Releases/Maintenance
- Anaplan Events and Community Updates
- General Industry Reads
- New Customer Stories
- Anaplan FAQs and Tips
Anaplan Training and Certification Updates
Attention Certified Model Builders, Certified Solution Architects, and Certified Master Anaplanners – check out the 2024 recertification process here: 2024 Recertification Requirement Announcement: Using Workflow in Anaplan
Anaplan Product Update subscribe to Anaplan’s feature updates page to stay on top of upcoming releases. Here are a few highlights:
- October 2023 releases and November sneak peek: We launched several exciting new updates in October, including Geo-Mapping and T&Q Applications.
- Status Page enhancements and Release Calendar updates: Stay informed of planned events, including scheduled maintenance windows and releases by subscribing to the Anaplan Status Page and 2023 Release Calendar.
- November 11th: Scheduled Maintenance
- November 18th: Scheduled Maintenance
Anaplan Events and Community Updates
- Looking for more Anaplan updates, industry insights, expert guidance, and product innovations? Visit our blog and newsroom today — and be sure to subscribe to receive all the latest news and views from Anaplan sent directly to your inbox.
- Workforce Capacity Planning for Front and Back Office OperationsJoin Anaplan and Keyrus on November 7th at 12:00pm EST to learn how Fortune 500 companies are using Anaplan to modernize their capacity planning processes to reduce annual labor spend while improving customer satisfaction ratings. Specifics on how firms across the world are translating a streamlined capacity planning process into significant cost savings will be presented during the session as well as a live, role-based demo.
- Survey opportunities exist for enthusiastic customers looking to inform analyst research and/or influence the buying decisions of peers. Please consider the following:
- Gartner Peer Insights for Financial Planning Software Submit an anonymous review, earn $25.
- Gartner Peer Insights for Sales Performance Management Submit an anonymous review, earn $25.
- Gartner Peer Insights for Supply Chain Planning End-user feedback will inform Anaplan’s position on the upcoming Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning. Submit an anonymous review, earn $25.
Latest Industry & Functional Reads
- Achieving sustainable growth and profitability with go-to-market planningCareful go-to-market planning is empowering sales, marketing, customer success, and professional services teams — as well as the broader enterprise — to pivot from being reactive and tactical to proactive and strategic. Read the solution brief to learn how efficient, collaborative go-to-market planning helps organizations achieve a stable balance between growth and profitability.
- Anaplan is EXEMPLARY. Ventana Research 2023 Buyers Guide Business Planning names Anaplan as an “Exemplary” vendor overall and recognizes us as a “Leader” in four major categories. For more details, access the vendor report and the related blog.
- New Finance Products: Finance leaders, read this blog to learn about the latest financial planning and forecasting innovations for you.
New Customer Stories
- AB InBev plans with Anaplan: The world’s largest brewer uses finance, supply chain, sales and marketing, and HR planning to save time, increase agility and collaboration, and drive action.
- The Duckhorn Portfolio plans with Anaplan: Premium vintner blends finance, supply chain, and sales planning to create a collaborative, agile, and successful operation.
- Scenario planning gives Outreach an edge in a competitive business environment: Comprehensive finance and workforce planning, including scenario analysis and granular vendor spend tracking, keeps tech company on track.
- On plans with Anaplan: Fast-moving shoe and sportswear brand sprints ahead of competitors with seamless finance, supply, and demand planning.
- UNIQA plans with Anaplan: Analyzing vast, complex financial data enables insurer to mitigate risk, boost resiliency, and better protect customers’ homes, businesses, and families.
- An efficient supply chain helps Danfoss manufacture energy-efficient products: Industrial manufacturer relies on fast, effective, flexible supply chain solutions to build world-leading heating, cooling, and power products.
- Customer Advocacy positions you and your organization as innovators—and can even help you recruit talent and advance your own career—by sharing the compelling, relevant work you do with the Anaplan platform. Please consider joining the Anaplan Customer Advocacy Program.
Anaplan FAQs and Tips
- What are the best recent Anaplan updates and features you’ve found useful? Read one Master Anaplanner’s perspective in this recent Community blog post: Top five most useful recent updates and features.
- Three new ’How I Built It’ tutorials are available on Community:
- Read advice from over 30 Community members on model change best practices in our September 2023 Community Challenge Recap.
- Community has several new technical articles available:
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