Anaplan shines brightest when directly in the hands of business owners and analysts who manage day-to-day plans, and these professionals do not need to learn advanced programming or developing skills to quickly get up to speed and leverage a majority of the power of the Anaplan platform. In our second Anaplan Foundations session titled "Unpacking the Top 5 Calculation Functions," @AbbyP, along with Master Anaplanners @ggiermasinska and @dameyer01, discussed the top 5 functions you need to know to get started on building models. The five functions discussed are by far the most straightforward functions you can use within the Anaplan platform, and mastering them will account for 80%+ of what you’ll need to get your business up and running in Anaplan!
Key Takeaways: The top functions you need to know are: FINDITEM, SUM, LOOKUP, SELECT, and IF THEN ELSE. A mystery function, CODE+ITEM, was covered as a bonus!