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New Year Tips for Anaplan Project Success
Here are four tips for project success in 2020! Learn how to motivate teams, encourage innovation, and create a culture of open communication. 
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Community Boss / Created Jan 14, 2020
Meet our 2020 Community Bosses!
Announcing the 2020 Community Boss lineup! This program recognizes customers, partners, and employees who go above and beyond in the Community.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Jan 10, 2020
Announcing The Master Anaplanner Program 2020 Maintenance Requirements
The Master Anaplanner Program formally launched maintenance requirements, effective calendar year 2020. Participation is required to retain Certified Master Anaplanner status for calendar year 2021.
Ameneh}
Community Manager / Created Jan 7, 2020
Optimizer: Under the Hood
Borris Morris, Anaplan Principal Software Engineer, explains linear programming and how Optimizer allows Anaplan modelers to execute linear programs.
JamiesonC}
Community Manager / Created Dec 31, 2019
Happy Holidays from the Anaplan Community
Young Bob Cratchit takes a hard look at how decision-making was done in the past and wonders how life is without Anaplan.
JamiesonC}
Community Manager / Created Dec 19, 2019
Partner Planning Perspectives: Holiday Edition
It's that time of year again—time to reflect, adjust, and plan! Partners share their personal and professional planning tips for a happy holiday and prosperous new year.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Dec 17, 2019
The Advent of Sales Planning Natives: Why “Set It & Forget It” No Longer Works
With the rapid advent of Anaplan’s Connected Planning, a time will likely come where we will have “Connected Planning natives”—individuals for whom dynamic, Connected Planning processes are as normal...
SMarley}
New Member / Created Dec 10, 2019
Community Vlog #2: UX Design—Greg & Mark
The Community Vlog is back! UX Design team members Greg and Mark share their insight on leading development with a customer first mindset.
JamiesonC}
Community Manager / Created Dec 3, 2019
The Anaplan Planual—A Sales Perspective
The Anaplan Planual is an incredible document, designed to ensure customer success. If you’re not familiar with this series of best practices, you’re missing out! Take some time to check ou...
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Occasional Contributor / Created Nov 26, 2019
Community Redesign is Live!
Notice something new? Welcome to the new and improved Anaplan Community! Designed to deliver a best-in-class experience, it's everything you know and love—and more.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Nov 21, 2019
Recap: User Groups Live! from the UK
What a week! User Groups Live! (UGL!) wrapped up two successful live-streamed events last week from the United Kingdom. Read on to learn more—including where to find the recordings.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Nov 18, 2019
Certified Master Anaplanner Sarah Roberts—Harnessing the Power of Anaplan
Learn how Anaplan quickly fulfilled the City of Tallahassee's need for a sophisticated and adaptable software tool to use for budget planning, forecasting, and other planning processes. 
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Nov 14, 2019
Coming Soon: Community Redesign!
The Anaplan Community as you know it about to change...for the better! As the Community grows, we've been listening to our members and working to enhance your experience. When you log in this Thursda...
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Nov 12, 2019
All Planning for All P̶e̶o̶p̶l̶e̶ Monsters
Planning was scary for Karen, a supply chain manager for an international supplier of monster goods. That is until she learned about how Anaplan can help her accelerate decision-making.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Oct 31, 2019
Don’t Lose Access to Your Anaplan Training!
We’re pleased to announce the expansion of single sign-on (SSO) across multiple Anaplan services!
bob.nutting}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 30, 2019
Recap: User Groups Live! from Singapore
User Groups Live! from Singapore is a wrap, but you can catch the recording and get ready for our next events.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Oct 25, 2019
Community Catch-Up
Community is chock-full of valuable information for Anaplanners. See what’s new, in one convenient place. 
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Oct 22, 2019
User Groups Live! Upcoming Events
User Groups Live! from Singapore is next week, and two more are coming in November. Register today!
HannahT}
Community Manager / Created Oct 17, 2019
Good Data Leads to Good Decisions
Anaplan allows you to manage data quality without having to spend months fixing source systems. Learn more about building data quality management processes into your Anaplan solutions.
afraelick}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 15, 2019
How to Better Manage Your Enrollment and Tuition Forecasts
Ever-changing economic pressures and a shifting student landscape cause challenges for higher education institutions. Connected Planning can help!
cgratz}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 10, 2019
The Honeycomb Effect: Beyond the Boundaries of Finance
Anaplan goes beyond the boundaries of finance. Register for this webinar, and learn how to break down organizational silos and experience the honeycomb effect. 
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Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 8, 2019
Community Vlog #1: L3 Support⁠—Nina & Rich
Meet Nina & Rich from the L3 Support team in our very first Community Vlog.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Sep 30, 2019
The Level 2 Model Building Training Program is Now Available!
The Anaplan Academy is proud to announce the release of the Level 2 Model Building training program. 
ChrisMullen}
Community Manager / Created Sep 24, 2019
The 3 Pillars of Connected Planning: Part 1⁠—People
In the first part of our three-part series on the pillars of Connected Planning, Chief Planning Officer Simon Tucker answered our questions about the “people” pillar and the need for a cultural shift...
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Sep 19, 2019
User Groups Live! Returns
User Groups Live! is returning to the Anaplan Community, and you’re invited!
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Sep 17, 2019
Lead with Enablement: The Key to Anaplan Implementation Success
Enablement is both an activity and an outcome. Learn more about how Anaplan partner, Impetus, helps ensure client success by leading with enablement. 
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Occasional Contributor / Created Sep 10, 2019
How Do You Help Your College or University Stay Ahead of the Curve?
Learn how Anaplan modeling software can help an institution prepare for the financial challenges ahead by using the Connected Planning methodology to link people, data, and plans.
RKnight1}
Occasional Contributor / Created Sep 3, 2019
Single Sign-On for the Anaplan Community Enabled
As previously mentioned this year, we’re excited to announce that we have enabled single sign-on (SSO) for the Anaplan Community on Thursday, August 29, 2019.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Aug 28, 2019
It's International Dog Day—Let's Paw-rty!
Anaplan is a huge fan of dogs, and today we're celebrating International Dog Day! From a dog-related Slack channel to a company-wide "paw-licy," we love all things pups!
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Aug 26, 2019
Minneapolis Internship Program—It’s a Wrap!
Minneapolis interns built 30 new Anaplan models in one amazing summer—celebrating with a graduation ceremony to remember.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Aug 23, 2019
Data-Driven Forecasting for the Holidays
The holidays are just around the corner. Using Anaplan, retailers now have the ability to sense trends and pivot accordingly to make the holidays as successful as possible.
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Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Aug 20, 2019
Anaplan’s New User Experience Designed for Optimal Planning
Anaplan's New User Experience is designed with end users in mind, optimized to make planning easy. 
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Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Aug 14, 2019
Master Anaplanner, David Elston, Shares His Anaplan Tips for Success
Master Anaplanner and Community Boss, David Elston, shares his pointers for Anaplan success. 
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Aug 12, 2019
Implementing Anaplan to Transform Commercial Planning
During CPX 2019, Ryan Meehan, Director of Finance & Strategy at Prestige Beverage Group discussed how Anaplan has transformed the way the beverage company does commercial planning.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Aug 8, 2019
Community Says: Accepted Solutions in Forums
Learn more about the benefits of the Accepted Solution function in this Community Says spotlight.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Aug 6, 2019
Anaplan Essentials Launched for Customers
Learn all about the foundation of Anaplan with Essentials courses—now available for customers.
LindaR}
Occasional Contributor / Created Aug 1, 2019
3 Easy Ways to Update Your Community Profile
Freshen up your Anaplan Community profile with these 3 easy steps.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jul 29, 2019
The Certified Master Anaplanner Program Reaches a Milestone
The Certified Master Anaplanner program reached a milestone with 300 Certified Master Anaplanners officially in the ecosystem. 
ChrisWeiss}
Community Boss / Created Jul 23, 2019
Sunday is National Ice Cream Day!
Take a break to celebrate National Ice Cream Day with your coworkers, family, and friends.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Jul 19, 2019
We've Updated The Anaplan Way Guide Experience
We recently updated The Anaplan Way experience on the Anaplan Community, allowing for easier navigation and referencing. Check it out!
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jul 16, 2019
Community Survey: Mid-Year Feedback
We hope you're enjoying the blog and all the great content in Community! Tell us how we can improve by taking this brief, 2-minute survey. 
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jul 11, 2019
The Planual Rises
Planual author, David Smith, provides insight into the newly launched planning tool.  
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Jul 9, 2019
Get to Know the Community Team: Miran Saric
For part seven of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Miran Saric. Miran is an Associate Community Technology Program Manager, problem-solving for the team every day! &nb...
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jul 2, 2019
Master Anaplanners @ CPX!
Master Anaplanners were treated to a custom CPX experience this year, connecting and sharing with others along the way.
Ameneh}
Community Manager / Created Jun 28, 2019
Transforming IT Project Planning for CIOs
Anaplan is leading the way in effective IT project planning—changing the conversation from reactive to proactive.
tim.bausman}
Occasional Contributor / Created Jun 25, 2019
University Connect at CPX
The Anaplan family gave a warm welcome to University Connect students and faculty at CPX, inspiring the Anaplan ecosystem to connect with academia.
hdmatthews}
Contributor / Created Jun 20, 2019
Connected Planning Internship Program—Minneapolis
We’re off and running with the Minneapolis summer internship program—building a diverse talent pipeline for the internal and external Anaplan ecosystem.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 17, 2019
Community at CPX: Behind the Scenes—Day 2 & Recap
The excitement continued this week at CPX during day two of the conference. See what the Community was up to!
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 14, 2019
Anaplan's New UX is in Open Early Access
Anaplan is excited to announce the open early access period for the new Anaplan User Experience (New UX).
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jun 12, 2019
Community at CPX: Behind the Scenes
 It’s finally here! See what’s been happening as Community goes to CPX.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 11, 2019
Announcing the Community Boss Program!
Introducing the 2019 Community Boss program! This elite group represents some of the best of Community contributors.   
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 10, 2019
Happy National Doughnut Day!
Anaplan celebrates National Doughnut Day with some tasty treats and great conversation.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jun 7, 2019
Announcing the Centers of Excellence Section of Community
The new Centers of Excellence section of the Anaplan Community is live! Learn more about what you'll find within here.
ChrisWeiss}
Community Boss / Created Jun 5, 2019
Careers in Planning You Didn’t Know Existed
Careers in planning come in all shapes and sizes. Learn more here—from the familiar to the unusual.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 3, 2019
Interviewing with Anaplan: More Tips for Success
You've just scheduled that first interview. Now what? Anaplan's Director of Recruiting, Pete Lawson, shares what we're looking for and how to set yourself apart from the competition. 
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created May 30, 2019
Anaplan Drinks from Azure Data Lake
Learn how Anaplan partner, Slalom Consulting, integrated Azure with the Anaplan platform.
kenog}
Occasional Contributor / Created May 28, 2019
Cal Poly Visits Anaplan Headquarters
Check out the Cal Poly visit to Anaplan Headquarters. Learn how your university can visit us and how companies across the ecosystem can get engaged.
hdmatthews}
Contributor / Created May 24, 2019
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For part six of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Aaron White. Aaron is the User Groups Program Manager in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since F...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created May 22, 2019
6 Reasons to Attend an Anaplan Event as a Master Anaplanner
Learn how the Master Anaplanner status pays off at our international conferences and events.
ChrisWeiss}
Community Boss / Created May 20, 2019
5 Steps to Become a Successful Solution Architect
What are you waiting for? Jumpstart your path to becoming a solution architect with these five steps.  
jnewcomb}
Occasional Contributor / Created May 17, 2019
2019 CPX Hackathon: What You Need to Know
Join a team, develop a model, pitch your solution to our judges, and compete for prizes and bragging rights!
hdmatthews}
Contributor / Created May 15, 2019
A Good Plan: Ownership Leads to Accountability
Anaplan partner Spaulding Ridge explains the impact of effective ownership in Anaplan implementations as part of their guest blog series examining good planning.
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Occasional Contributor / Created May 13, 2019
What Makes a Good Anaplanner?
Learn from Josh King, Managing Partner of Twelve Consulting Group and former VP of Presales at Anaplan, what qualities and qualifications make for a great Anaplanner.
JoshKing}
Occasional Contributor / Created May 10, 2019
Community Roundtable: The Joys of Planning
For this month's Community Roundtable, we reached out to our partners to ask—what's your favorite part of planning? Get ready for some serious job envy!
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created May 8, 2019
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Your Anaplan Model
Marie Kondo's "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" seems to be popping up all over the place these days with her book and Netflix show. I decided to take the principles of her KonMari Method and s...
Fwolf}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created May 6, 2019
Streamlining Connections With Single Sign-On
We’re pleased to announce our upcoming launch of single sign-on (SSO) for Anaplan services.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created May 6, 2019
3 Planning Tips from the Rebel Alliance
In part one of this dual blog post, we're analyzing the planning successes of the Rebel Alliance from "Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.”
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created May 3, 2019
3 Planning Tips From the Galactic Empire
In part 2 of this dual blog post, we're analyzing the planning failures of the Galactic Empire from "Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope."
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created May 3, 2019
60 Tips for Acing Your Anaplan Interview
Are you interested in interviewing for a position with Anaplan? We’ve got you covered! Click through to get some advice from current Anaplan employees.
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created May 1, 2019
The Truth About Sparsity: Part 2
In part two, I discuss the modeling considerations for handling sparsity and the best approach to take to deliver an efficient model.
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Apr 26, 2019
7 Inspiring Books: Anaplan Community Reading List
For World Book Day, we present our spring 2019 reading list, featuring selections chosen by Anaplan leadership that were particularly impactful to them.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Apr 22, 2019
The Truth About Sparsity: Part 1
Sparsity is a common topic for Anaplanners. Learn more about sparsity and why you shouldn't be afraid of it in the first of a two-part series. 
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Apr 19, 2019
Community Roundtable: Get to Know Your Customers Day
The Community Roundtable is back with the fifth installment in the series, and this time we’re focusing on our customers. We've asked four customers to share with us what they’re curre...
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Apr 17, 2019
User Groups Live! and CPX: The Benefits of Both
Which event should you attend—User Groups Live! or Connected Planning Xperience (CPX)? (Answer: both!)
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Apr 15, 2019
Time to Tidy: No More Mess in Your Models
Just in time for spring cleaning, learn how to clean up your models with Joey Morisette from the Anaplan on Anaplan team.
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Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Apr 12, 2019
Unlock Your Potential: Future Master Anaplanner Training at CPX
Have you ever dreamed of taking your Anaplan career to the next level? Want access to some of the top minds within Anaplan? Find out how you can become a Master Anaplanner at CPX. 
Ameneh}
Community Manager / Created Apr 10, 2019
Introducing the Connected Planning Playbook
Get an overview of the new Connected Planning Playbook, and then dive into the details on the Anaplan Community.
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Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Apr 3, 2019
User Groups Live! by the Numbers
If you were unable to attend User Groups Live!, the Anaplan Community’s inaugural virtual meetup, last week, read on to see what it was all about!
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Mar 29, 2019
Ideas into Action: Looking Back at Popular Idea Exchange Submissions
We review six popular ideas—three delivered and three on the roadmap—submitted by the Anaplan Community in the past year!
Rebecca}
Community Manager / Created Mar 27, 2019
The Importance and Power of an External Community
Hear from Anaplan's Director of Community, Francis Murphy, on the importance of online communities.
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Community Manager / Created Mar 25, 2019
A Good Plan: Spend Time on User Stories
Writing user stories is one of the most impactful and exciting phases of the early Anaplan implementation process. It also needs to be one of the most thorough. 
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Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Mar 18, 2019
Game of Thrones: The Great Plan is Coming
We're taking a look at four different planning styles and how they match up to the four main houses from “Game of Thrones.”
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Mar 12, 2019
International Women’s Day Roundtable: Career Advice From The Women of Anaplan
International Women's Day is about unity, celebration, reflection, and action. What better way to celebrate the day than by sharing advice from the accomplished female leaders of Anaplan!
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Mar 7, 2019
Why You Should Join the Anaplan Community (Infographic)
Find out the benefits of joining a business community with this Anaplan infographic.
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Mar 6, 2019
Get to Know the Community Team: Holly Rieke
For part four of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Holly Rieke. Holly is the Community Program Manager in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since&nb...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Mar 4, 2019
Busting the Two BIG Myths of Cost Reduction
We're kicking off our new series focused on cost planning. In this post, Mitch Max—founder of BetterVU—will tackle the two myths surrounding cost reduction. Estimated reading time: 5 mins.
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Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Mar 1, 2019
Strategic Planning: 6 Steps for Small Businesses
Strategic planning isn’t just reserved for company giants. Small businesses will also benefit from these six strategic planning tips.
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Community Manager / Created Feb 25, 2019
A Good Plan: Avoiding Scope Creep
As part of their guest blog series examining good planning, Anaplan partner Spaulding Ridge explores how to set the scope of your plan. Estimated reading time: 3 mins.
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Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Feb 22, 2019
Strategic Planning Quiz
Now that you’ve brushed up on your strategic planning expertise, it's time put what you've learned to the test! Take our 10 question quiz to see where you stand.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Feb 20, 2019
When Strategic Planning Goes Awry
What do disaster movies and strategic planning have in common? Quite a lot! Click through to learn how you can implement some disaster movie strategies into your next plan.
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Feb 14, 2019
Our 10 Favorite Strategic Planning Movies
Check out our top picks for movies that showcase successful strategic planning.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Feb 12, 2019
Effective Collaboration: Planning a Foundation of Success
Learn how to set your project up for success by building a foundation of effective collaboration. Apply these principles to establish a project framework that will benefit from a team that is not jus...
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Feb 7, 2019
User Groups Live! is Coming
User Groups Live! is coming. Join Anaplanners from around the world on March 21st for the Anaplan Community’s inaugural international virtual meetup!
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Feb 4, 2019
Goal-Based Strategic Planning 101
Learn about the basics of strategic planning and setting goals that deliver desired results for your organization. Est. reading time: 7 mins
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Feb 1, 2019
Connected Planning in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
In this guest opinion piece, Deloitte's Nick Vandersype explores the impact of Artificial Intelligence on the future of Connected Planning.
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Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Jan 29, 2019
Get to Know the Community Team: Stan Gromer
For part four of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Stan Gromer. Stan is the Community Administrator in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since ...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Jan 28, 2019
How to Plan the Ultimate Party: The Anaplan Way
It’s time to shake off the notion that work and personal tools can’t be used interchangeably. To prove it, we're putting our Anaplan Way methodology to the test to showcase how to plan the ultimate p...
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Jan 25, 2019
A Good Plan: How Much Detail Do I Need?
In this guest blog series, Anaplan partner Spaulding Ridge will examine what they have found to be integral parts of a good plan: the level of detail, the process, the people involved, the timing, an...
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Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Jan 23, 2019
Getting Better at Getting Ready: Scenario Planning for Competitive Advantage
What if you had, ready at hand, an instruction book that told you exactly what to do in the event of any kind of emergency? Read on for some key insights on Scenario Planning for your advantage from ...
RonDimon}
Occasional Contributor / Created Jan 15, 2019
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2018 was an exciting year for the Anaplan Community. As we prepare to build on this foundation, we want to celebrate some of the successes of the past year—YOUR successes as a community! Estimat...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Jan 11, 2019
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Rid your team of meeting fatigue with our five tried and true suggestions to increase productivity (and spark new life) into your next planning session. Estimated reading time: 3 ...
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Jan 8, 2019
The Evolution of the Anaplan Community
From its humble beginnings, to all things “Anaplan,” to becoming the go-to spot for Connected Planning thought leadership, the Anaplan Community has had quite a ride. Let's look back at the evol...
emilydunn}
Community Manager / Created Jan 4, 2019
Plan for Success in 2019: 5 Tips to Achieve Your Goals
Help ensure your success by starting this year with a solid plan. Here are five tips to jump-start your 2019 goal-planning session. Estimated reading time: 2 minutes.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jan 2, 2019
Community Roundtable: State of Connected Planning, Part 2
With the newly released State of Connected Planning report making the rounds, we asked our Community members for their insight on the trends found in the report. This is part two of ou...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Dec 21, 2018
'Twas the Night Before Planning
Santa's toy manufacturing and delivery enterprise is the largest the world has ever seen. With pressures on his supply chain increasing, can Santa keep up? Where can he turn when legacy tools fa...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Dec 18, 2018
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With the newly released State of Connected Planning report making the rounds, we asked our Community members for their insight on the trends found in the report. Estimated reading time: 7 m...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Dec 14, 2018
Racing the Red Queen: 3 Planning Processes to Beat the Competition
Have you heard of the Red Queen effect? In this addition to our expert blogger series, George Veth (Founder & CEO of Adaptable, LLC) discusses how understanding Alice's journey through ...
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New Member / Created Dec 12, 2018
The State of Connected Planning Trends Review
Have you had a chance to review the State of Connected Planning report? Interested in finding out what four planning trends we uncovered and what they mean for your 2019 business strategy? Now i...
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Frequent Contributor / Created Dec 7, 2018
Get to Know the Community Team: Kayne Schwarz
For part three of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Kayne Schwarz. Kayne is the Community Content Manager in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Dec 4, 2018
The State of Connected Planning
Are you curious about how organizations your size are planning? Looking for innovative ways to improve your planning process? Dive into Anaplan's State of Connected Planning report. Estimat...
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Nov 30, 2018
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Learn more about recent updates made to the Community experience, including the new Platform area. Estimated reading time: 2 minutes.
Stan}
Community Manager / Created Nov 27, 2018
Community Says: Thank You!
This Thanksgiving day, take a look at some of the advice, best practices, and interactions that have our Community members saying "thank you!"
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Nov 21, 2018
2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Planners
If you're looking for gift ideas for all the forward-thinking people in your life, we've got 15 unique options that might be just the right thing. Estimated reading time: 4 minutes.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Nov 15, 2018
Who and What is a Chief Planning Officer?
Hear from Anaplan's Chief Planning Officer, Simon Tucker, as he kicks off a new series around the past, present, and future of all things Connected Planning. Est. reading time: 5 mins.
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Frequent Contributor / Created Nov 13, 2018
Sales Planning Meets Production Planning
As globalization increases and markets continue to shrink, supply chains will become ever more complex, and with over 60 percent of companies currently considering Excel as their supply chain sy...
dycimanns}
Occasional Contributor / Created Nov 8, 2018
User Groups: Connections That Matter
Have you joined a User Group yet? Learn more about what they are, why they're important to you, and how you can get involved. Est. reading time: 3 mins.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Nov 6, 2018
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Learn more about how the Community uses labels to organize content. Estimated reading time: 1 min.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Nov 2, 2018
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The results are in! Check out the winners from our inaugural Community Costume Contest!
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Oct 31, 2018
Get to Know the Community Team: Emily Dunn
For part two of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Emily Dunn. Emily is the Community Product Manager in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since August 2014! E...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Oct 29, 2018
Recap: Hub Comes to You APAC
Hub Comes to You Asia Pacific wrapped up last week. Take a look at the highlights from this event, and get excited for our next one! 
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Oct 24, 2018
Anaplanners, Ask Me Anything!
Take a look back at the Anaplan Ask Me Anything sessions from 2018, and learn more about what's up next. Estimated reading time: 3 minutes.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Oct 19, 2018
Introducing Role-Based Search
A more personalized and detailed Community search tool is here. 
Stan}
Community Manager / Created Oct 17, 2018
National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day
Happy National Clean your Virtual Desktop day! Check out our free desktop wallpaper and find out how it can help you get and stay organized—at least virtually. 
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Oct 15, 2018
Community Roundtable: Monthly Budget
For the first installment of the Community Roundtable series, we pulled together two Community members to share with us their preferred methods, tools, and tips for developing a monthl...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Oct 11, 2018
Community Says: Simplifying the Complex
There's almost no better feeling than when someone understands what you're going through and can offer a quick fix that works. Today's "Community Says" highlights an example of this and how it relate...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Oct 9, 2018
Stay Informed With Anaplan Platform Communications
Do you want to stay up-to-date with Anaplan’s scheduled maintenance windows and newest product features or receive immediate updates on the status of the platform? 
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Oct 4, 2018
Community Costume Contest!
Calling all cosplayers, Halloween enthusiasts, crafters, tailors, and thrift store shoppers! We're announcing our inaugural Community Costume Contest. Estimated reading time: 2 mins.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Oct 1, 2018
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The Harvard Business Review recently published the article “Planning Doesn’t Have to Be the Enemy of Agile.” Given its implications for businesses, we asked our Chief Planning Officer for his th...
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Frequent Contributor / Created Sep 26, 2018
Get to Know the Community Team: Francis Murphy
As part of our "get to know your Community team" series, the Community blog is excited to feature Francis Murphy, Director of the Anaplan Community! Estimated reading time: 2...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Sep 25, 2018
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Today we're revisiting our recent Ask Me Anything session with partner and Master Anaplanner Chris Weiss and hearing his perspective on the value of being a Master Anaplanner. Estimated rea...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Sep 18, 2018
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It's trivia time! Take our ten-question quiz and see how much you know about Anaplan's history and culture. Estimated reading time: 3 mins.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Sep 13, 2018
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The Community Roundup is here to help you stay on top of what's new and interesting in the Anaplan Community. Estimated reading time: 2 mins.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Sep 7, 2018
Planning Ahead: 3 Business Trends to Watch
Business trends come and go, but these three are here to stay. Find out how you can plan for them and stay ahead of your competition. Estimated reading time: 5 mins. 
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Sep 5, 2018
Introducing the Idea Exchange
A new and improved way to share your ideas with Anaplan is here. 
trisha.luu}
Frequent Contributor / Created Aug 31, 2018
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This week, Community Says addresses three key takeaways from a recent forum discussion about import errors. Estimated reading time: 2 mins.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Aug 30, 2018
5 Reasons to Post to the Forums in the Anaplan Community
Have you connected with your fellow Anaplanners in the Community forums yet? The Community has been buzzing for the first half of 2018 and we have the numbers to prove it. Here's an inside look at th...
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Aug 27, 2018
Hub Comes to You Paris – Anaplan Partner Hackathon 2018
At this year’s Hub Comes to You Paris event, 12 teams consisting of Anaplan Partners met to compete in an exciting Anaplan hackathon. Estimated reading time: 2 mins.
Julien-D}
Occasional Contributor / Created Aug 20, 2018
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The Community Roundup is your source for all the latest developments in the Anaplan Community. Today we're spotlighting recent upgrades to the Community experience, additions to one of our marquee pr...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Aug 17, 2018
Community Says: Formula Debugging
Community Says spotlights the insights, advice, and information posted by our Community members. This week, we're talking about formula debugging. Estimated reading time: 1 minute.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Aug 9, 2018
Ready, Set, Go? 5 Ways to Get Started with Planning Your Next Project (Infographic)
Shake off that mental roadblock with these five methods for kicking off your planning process and enabling your team to plan against each step of your journey. 
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Aug 6, 2018
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I’m excited to share some news with our valued community of customers! Estimated reading time: 2 mins.
simon_tucker}
Frequent Contributor / Created Jun 21, 2018
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Anaplanners, join us on Tuesday, June 26 for the Singapore Anaplan User Group.
bhavik_vashi}
Contributor / Created Jun 18, 2018
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We are looking for experienced Anaplan users to make the Community the premiere location for all things planning. Share your knowledge of connected planning and the Anaplan platform and earn rec...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Jun 11, 2018
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 Kick off your summer by joining the AMA June Session, opening Monday!
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created May 31, 2018
Embracing Connected Planning for Private Capital
Learn how the private capital industry is meeting disruption with planning innovation.
nmoore}
Occasional Contributor / Created Mar 7, 2018
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Warm up in the winter season by planning ahead for Hub 2018.
fred_sandsmark}
Occasional Contributor / Created Dec 29, 2017
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We need YOU to help shape the future of the Anaplan platform. Participate in our User Research Program.
Pam_Polizzi}
Contributor / Created Nov 2, 2017
You've Earned It! Introducing 30+ New Anaplan Community Badges.
Did you create your first post? Have you provided a solution to a fellow Community member? You've earned a badge!
emilydunn}
Community Manager / Created Sep 11, 2017
New Year Tips for Anaplan Project Success
Here are four tips for project success in 2020! Learn how to motivate teams, encourage innovation, and create a culture of open communication. 
usman.zia}
Community Boss / Created Jan 14, 2020
Meet our 2020 Community Bosses!
Announcing the 2020 Community Boss lineup! This program recognizes customers, partners, and employees who go above and beyond in the Community.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Jan 10, 2020
Announcing The Master Anaplanner Program 2020 Maintenance Requirements
The Master Anaplanner Program formally launched maintenance requirements, effective calendar year 2020. Participation is required to retain Certified Master Anaplanner status for calendar year 2021.
Ameneh}
Community Manager / Created Jan 7, 2020
Optimizer: Under the Hood
Borris Morris, Anaplan Principal Software Engineer, explains linear programming and how Optimizer allows Anaplan modelers to execute linear programs.
JamiesonC}
Community Manager / Created Dec 31, 2019
Happy Holidays from the Anaplan Community
Young Bob Cratchit takes a hard look at how decision-making was done in the past and wonders how life is without Anaplan.
JamiesonC}
Community Manager / Created Dec 19, 2019
Partner Planning Perspectives: Holiday Edition
It's that time of year again—time to reflect, adjust, and plan! Partners share their personal and professional planning tips for a happy holiday and prosperous new year.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Dec 17, 2019
The Advent of Sales Planning Natives: Why “Set It & Forget It” No Longer Works
With the rapid advent of Anaplan’s Connected Planning, a time will likely come where we will have “Connected Planning natives”—individuals for whom dynamic, Connected Planning processes are as normal...
SMarley}
New Member / Created Dec 10, 2019
Community Vlog #2: UX Design—Greg & Mark
The Community Vlog is back! UX Design team members Greg and Mark share their insight on leading development with a customer first mindset.
JamiesonC}
Community Manager / Created Dec 3, 2019
The Anaplan Planual—A Sales Perspective
The Anaplan Planual is an incredible document, designed to ensure customer success. If you’re not familiar with this series of best practices, you’re missing out! Take some time to check ou...
CMouflard}
Occasional Contributor / Created Nov 26, 2019
Community Redesign is Live!
Notice something new? Welcome to the new and improved Anaplan Community! Designed to deliver a best-in-class experience, it's everything you know and love—and more.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Nov 21, 2019
Recap: User Groups Live! from the UK
What a week! User Groups Live! (UGL!) wrapped up two successful live-streamed events last week from the United Kingdom. Read on to learn more—including where to find the recordings.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Nov 18, 2019
Certified Master Anaplanner Sarah Roberts—Harnessing the Power of Anaplan
Learn how Anaplan quickly fulfilled the City of Tallahassee's need for a sophisticated and adaptable software tool to use for budget planning, forecasting, and other planning processes. 
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Nov 14, 2019
Coming Soon: Community Redesign!
The Anaplan Community as you know it about to change...for the better! As the Community grows, we've been listening to our members and working to enhance your experience. When you log in this Thursda...
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Nov 12, 2019
All Planning for All P̶e̶o̶p̶l̶e̶ Monsters
Planning was scary for Karen, a supply chain manager for an international supplier of monster goods. That is until she learned about how Anaplan can help her accelerate decision-making.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Oct 31, 2019
Don’t Lose Access to Your Anaplan Training!
We’re pleased to announce the expansion of single sign-on (SSO) across multiple Anaplan services!
bob.nutting}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 30, 2019
Recap: User Groups Live! from Singapore
User Groups Live! from Singapore is a wrap, but you can catch the recording and get ready for our next events.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Oct 25, 2019
Community Catch-Up
Community is chock-full of valuable information for Anaplanners. See what’s new, in one convenient place. 
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Oct 22, 2019
User Groups Live! Upcoming Events
User Groups Live! from Singapore is next week, and two more are coming in November. Register today!
HannahT}
Community Manager / Created Oct 17, 2019
Good Data Leads to Good Decisions
Anaplan allows you to manage data quality without having to spend months fixing source systems. Learn more about building data quality management processes into your Anaplan solutions.
afraelick}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 15, 2019
How to Better Manage Your Enrollment and Tuition Forecasts
Ever-changing economic pressures and a shifting student landscape cause challenges for higher education institutions. Connected Planning can help!
cgratz}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 10, 2019
The Honeycomb Effect: Beyond the Boundaries of Finance
Anaplan goes beyond the boundaries of finance. Register for this webinar, and learn how to break down organizational silos and experience the honeycomb effect. 
brittnee.dawson}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 8, 2019
Community Vlog #1: L3 Support⁠—Nina & Rich
Meet Nina & Rich from the L3 Support team in our very first Community Vlog.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Sep 30, 2019
The Level 2 Model Building Training Program is Now Available!
The Anaplan Academy is proud to announce the release of the Level 2 Model Building training program. 
ChrisMullen}
Community Manager / Created Sep 24, 2019
The 3 Pillars of Connected Planning: Part 1⁠—People
In the first part of our three-part series on the pillars of Connected Planning, Chief Planning Officer Simon Tucker answered our questions about the “people” pillar and the need for a cultural shift...
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Sep 19, 2019
User Groups Live! Returns
User Groups Live! is returning to the Anaplan Community, and you’re invited!
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Sep 17, 2019
Lead with Enablement: The Key to Anaplan Implementation Success
Enablement is both an activity and an outcome. Learn more about how Anaplan partner, Impetus, helps ensure client success by leading with enablement. 
skim}
Occasional Contributor / Created Sep 10, 2019
How Do You Help Your College or University Stay Ahead of the Curve?
Learn how Anaplan modeling software can help an institution prepare for the financial challenges ahead by using the Connected Planning methodology to link people, data, and plans.
RKnight1}
Occasional Contributor / Created Sep 3, 2019
Single Sign-On for the Anaplan Community Enabled
As previously mentioned this year, we’re excited to announce that we have enabled single sign-on (SSO) for the Anaplan Community on Thursday, August 29, 2019.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Aug 28, 2019
It's International Dog Day—Let's Paw-rty!
Anaplan is a huge fan of dogs, and today we're celebrating International Dog Day! From a dog-related Slack channel to a company-wide "paw-licy," we love all things pups!
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Aug 26, 2019
Minneapolis Internship Program—It’s a Wrap!
Minneapolis interns built 30 new Anaplan models in one amazing summer—celebrating with a graduation ceremony to remember.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Aug 23, 2019
Data-Driven Forecasting for the Holidays
The holidays are just around the corner. Using Anaplan, retailers now have the ability to sense trends and pivot accordingly to make the holidays as successful as possible.
brian_gallagher}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Aug 20, 2019
Anaplan’s New User Experience Designed for Optimal Planning
Anaplan's New User Experience is designed with end users in mind, optimized to make planning easy. 
Mark_W_Shemaria}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Aug 14, 2019
Master Anaplanner, David Elston, Shares His Anaplan Tips for Success
Master Anaplanner and Community Boss, David Elston, shares his pointers for Anaplan success. 
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Aug 12, 2019
Implementing Anaplan to Transform Commercial Planning
During CPX 2019, Ryan Meehan, Director of Finance & Strategy at Prestige Beverage Group discussed how Anaplan has transformed the way the beverage company does commercial planning.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Aug 8, 2019
Community Says: Accepted Solutions in Forums
Learn more about the benefits of the Accepted Solution function in this Community Says spotlight.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Aug 6, 2019
Anaplan Essentials Launched for Customers
Learn all about the foundation of Anaplan with Essentials courses—now available for customers.
LindaR}
Occasional Contributor / Created Aug 1, 2019
3 Easy Ways to Update Your Community Profile
Freshen up your Anaplan Community profile with these 3 easy steps.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jul 29, 2019
The Certified Master Anaplanner Program Reaches a Milestone
The Certified Master Anaplanner program reached a milestone with 300 Certified Master Anaplanners officially in the ecosystem. 
ChrisWeiss}
Community Boss / Created Jul 23, 2019
Sunday is National Ice Cream Day!
Take a break to celebrate National Ice Cream Day with your coworkers, family, and friends.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Jul 19, 2019
We've Updated The Anaplan Way Guide Experience
We recently updated The Anaplan Way experience on the Anaplan Community, allowing for easier navigation and referencing. Check it out!
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jul 16, 2019
Community Survey: Mid-Year Feedback
We hope you're enjoying the blog and all the great content in Community! Tell us how we can improve by taking this brief, 2-minute survey. 
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jul 11, 2019
The Planual Rises
Planual author, David Smith, provides insight into the newly launched planning tool.  
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Jul 9, 2019
Get to Know the Community Team: Miran Saric
For part seven of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Miran Saric. Miran is an Associate Community Technology Program Manager, problem-solving for the team every day! &nb...
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jul 2, 2019
Master Anaplanners @ CPX!
Master Anaplanners were treated to a custom CPX experience this year, connecting and sharing with others along the way.
Ameneh}
Community Manager / Created Jun 28, 2019
Transforming IT Project Planning for CIOs
Anaplan is leading the way in effective IT project planning—changing the conversation from reactive to proactive.
tim.bausman}
Occasional Contributor / Created Jun 25, 2019
University Connect at CPX
The Anaplan family gave a warm welcome to University Connect students and faculty at CPX, inspiring the Anaplan ecosystem to connect with academia.
hdmatthews}
Contributor / Created Jun 20, 2019
Connected Planning Internship Program—Minneapolis
We’re off and running with the Minneapolis summer internship program—building a diverse talent pipeline for the internal and external Anaplan ecosystem.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 17, 2019
Community at CPX: Behind the Scenes—Day 2 & Recap
The excitement continued this week at CPX during day two of the conference. See what the Community was up to!
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 14, 2019
Anaplan's New UX is in Open Early Access
Anaplan is excited to announce the open early access period for the new Anaplan User Experience (New UX).
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jun 12, 2019
Community at CPX: Behind the Scenes
 It’s finally here! See what’s been happening as Community goes to CPX.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 11, 2019
Announcing the Community Boss Program!
Introducing the 2019 Community Boss program! This elite group represents some of the best of Community contributors.   
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 10, 2019
Happy National Doughnut Day!
Anaplan celebrates National Doughnut Day with some tasty treats and great conversation.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jun 7, 2019
Announcing the Centers of Excellence Section of Community
The new Centers of Excellence section of the Anaplan Community is live! Learn more about what you'll find within here.
ChrisWeiss}
Community Boss / Created Jun 5, 2019
Careers in Planning You Didn’t Know Existed
Careers in planning come in all shapes and sizes. Learn more here—from the familiar to the unusual.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 3, 2019
Interviewing with Anaplan: More Tips for Success
You've just scheduled that first interview. Now what? Anaplan's Director of Recruiting, Pete Lawson, shares what we're looking for and how to set yourself apart from the competition. 
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created May 30, 2019
Anaplan Drinks from Azure Data Lake
Learn how Anaplan partner, Slalom Consulting, integrated Azure with the Anaplan platform.
kenog}
Occasional Contributor / Created May 28, 2019
Cal Poly Visits Anaplan Headquarters
Check out the Cal Poly visit to Anaplan Headquarters. Learn how your university can visit us and how companies across the ecosystem can get engaged.
hdmatthews}
Contributor / Created May 24, 2019
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For part six of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Aaron White. Aaron is the User Groups Program Manager in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since F...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created May 22, 2019
6 Reasons to Attend an Anaplan Event as a Master Anaplanner
Learn how the Master Anaplanner status pays off at our international conferences and events.
ChrisWeiss}
Community Boss / Created May 20, 2019
5 Steps to Become a Successful Solution Architect
What are you waiting for? Jumpstart your path to becoming a solution architect with these five steps.  
jnewcomb}
Occasional Contributor / Created May 17, 2019
2019 CPX Hackathon: What You Need to Know
Join a team, develop a model, pitch your solution to our judges, and compete for prizes and bragging rights!
hdmatthews}
Contributor / Created May 15, 2019
A Good Plan: Ownership Leads to Accountability
Anaplan partner Spaulding Ridge explains the impact of effective ownership in Anaplan implementations as part of their guest blog series examining good planning.
jeremy_stern}
Occasional Contributor / Created May 13, 2019
What Makes a Good Anaplanner?
Learn from Josh King, Managing Partner of Twelve Consulting Group and former VP of Presales at Anaplan, what qualities and qualifications make for a great Anaplanner.
JoshKing}
Occasional Contributor / Created May 10, 2019
Community Roundtable: The Joys of Planning
For this month's Community Roundtable, we reached out to our partners to ask—what's your favorite part of planning? Get ready for some serious job envy!
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created May 8, 2019
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Your Anaplan Model
Marie Kondo's "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" seems to be popping up all over the place these days with her book and Netflix show. I decided to take the principles of her KonMari Method and s...
Fwolf}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created May 6, 2019
Streamlining Connections With Single Sign-On
We’re pleased to announce our upcoming launch of single sign-on (SSO) for Anaplan services.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created May 6, 2019
3 Planning Tips from the Rebel Alliance
In part one of this dual blog post, we're analyzing the planning successes of the Rebel Alliance from "Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.”
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created May 3, 2019
3 Planning Tips From the Galactic Empire
In part 2 of this dual blog post, we're analyzing the planning failures of the Galactic Empire from "Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope."
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created May 3, 2019
60 Tips for Acing Your Anaplan Interview
Are you interested in interviewing for a position with Anaplan? We’ve got you covered! Click through to get some advice from current Anaplan employees.
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created May 1, 2019
The Truth About Sparsity: Part 2
In part two, I discuss the modeling considerations for handling sparsity and the best approach to take to deliver an efficient model.
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Apr 26, 2019
7 Inspiring Books: Anaplan Community Reading List
For World Book Day, we present our spring 2019 reading list, featuring selections chosen by Anaplan leadership that were particularly impactful to them.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Apr 22, 2019
The Truth About Sparsity: Part 1
Sparsity is a common topic for Anaplanners. Learn more about sparsity and why you shouldn't be afraid of it in the first of a two-part series. 
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Apr 19, 2019
Community Roundtable: Get to Know Your Customers Day
The Community Roundtable is back with the fifth installment in the series, and this time we’re focusing on our customers. We've asked four customers to share with us what they’re curre...
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Apr 17, 2019
User Groups Live! and CPX: The Benefits of Both
Which event should you attend—User Groups Live! or Connected Planning Xperience (CPX)? (Answer: both!)
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Apr 15, 2019
Time to Tidy: No More Mess in Your Models
Just in time for spring cleaning, learn how to clean up your models with Joey Morisette from the Anaplan on Anaplan team.
joeymorisette}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Apr 12, 2019
Unlock Your Potential: Future Master Anaplanner Training at CPX
Have you ever dreamed of taking your Anaplan career to the next level? Want access to some of the top minds within Anaplan? Find out how you can become a Master Anaplanner at CPX. 
Ameneh}
Community Manager / Created Apr 10, 2019
Introducing the Connected Planning Playbook
Get an overview of the new Connected Planning Playbook, and then dive into the details on the Anaplan Community.
pierre_kerkinni}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Apr 3, 2019
User Groups Live! by the Numbers
If you were unable to attend User Groups Live!, the Anaplan Community’s inaugural virtual meetup, last week, read on to see what it was all about!
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Mar 29, 2019
Ideas into Action: Looking Back at Popular Idea Exchange Submissions
We review six popular ideas—three delivered and three on the roadmap—submitted by the Anaplan Community in the past year!
Rebecca}
Community Manager / Created Mar 27, 2019
The Importance and Power of an External Community
Hear from Anaplan's Director of Community, Francis Murphy, on the importance of online communities.
F.Murphy}
Community Manager / Created Mar 25, 2019
A Good Plan: Spend Time on User Stories
Writing user stories is one of the most impactful and exciting phases of the early Anaplan implementation process. It also needs to be one of the most thorough. 
mitchellaist}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Mar 18, 2019
Game of Thrones: The Great Plan is Coming
We're taking a look at four different planning styles and how they match up to the four main houses from “Game of Thrones.”
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Mar 12, 2019
International Women’s Day Roundtable: Career Advice From The Women of Anaplan
International Women's Day is about unity, celebration, reflection, and action. What better way to celebrate the day than by sharing advice from the accomplished female leaders of Anaplan!
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Mar 7, 2019
Why You Should Join the Anaplan Community (Infographic)
Find out the benefits of joining a business community with this Anaplan infographic.
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Mar 6, 2019
Get to Know the Community Team: Holly Rieke
For part four of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Holly Rieke. Holly is the Community Program Manager in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since&nb...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Mar 4, 2019
Busting the Two BIG Myths of Cost Reduction
We're kicking off our new series focused on cost planning. In this post, Mitch Max—founder of BetterVU—will tackle the two myths surrounding cost reduction. Estimated reading time: 5 mins.
Mitch_Max}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Mar 1, 2019
Strategic Planning: 6 Steps for Small Businesses
Strategic planning isn’t just reserved for company giants. Small businesses will also benefit from these six strategic planning tips.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Feb 25, 2019
A Good Plan: Avoiding Scope Creep
As part of their guest blog series examining good planning, Anaplan partner Spaulding Ridge explores how to set the scope of your plan. Estimated reading time: 3 mins.
aaron_overfors}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Feb 22, 2019
Strategic Planning Quiz
Now that you’ve brushed up on your strategic planning expertise, it's time put what you've learned to the test! Take our 10 question quiz to see where you stand.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Feb 20, 2019
When Strategic Planning Goes Awry
What do disaster movies and strategic planning have in common? Quite a lot! Click through to learn how you can implement some disaster movie strategies into your next plan.
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Feb 14, 2019
Our 10 Favorite Strategic Planning Movies
Check out our top picks for movies that showcase successful strategic planning.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Feb 12, 2019
Effective Collaboration: Planning a Foundation of Success
Learn how to set your project up for success by building a foundation of effective collaboration. Apply these principles to establish a project framework that will benefit from a team that is not jus...
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Feb 7, 2019
User Groups Live! is Coming
User Groups Live! is coming. Join Anaplanners from around the world on March 21st for the Anaplan Community’s inaugural international virtual meetup!
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Feb 4, 2019
Goal-Based Strategic Planning 101
Learn about the basics of strategic planning and setting goals that deliver desired results for your organization. Est. reading time: 7 mins
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Feb 1, 2019
Connected Planning in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
In this guest opinion piece, Deloitte's Nick Vandersype explores the impact of Artificial Intelligence on the future of Connected Planning.
nickvandesype}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Jan 29, 2019
Get to Know the Community Team: Stan Gromer
For part four of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Stan Gromer. Stan is the Community Administrator in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since ...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Jan 28, 2019
How to Plan the Ultimate Party: The Anaplan Way
It’s time to shake off the notion that work and personal tools can’t be used interchangeably. To prove it, we're putting our Anaplan Way methodology to the test to showcase how to plan the ultimate p...
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Jan 25, 2019
A Good Plan: How Much Detail Do I Need?
In this guest blog series, Anaplan partner Spaulding Ridge will examine what they have found to be integral parts of a good plan: the level of detail, the process, the people involved, the timing, an...
aaron_overfors}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Jan 23, 2019
Getting Better at Getting Ready: Scenario Planning for Competitive Advantage
What if you had, ready at hand, an instruction book that told you exactly what to do in the event of any kind of emergency? Read on for some key insights on Scenario Planning for your advantage from ...
RonDimon}
Occasional Contributor / Created Jan 15, 2019
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2018 was an exciting year for the Anaplan Community. As we prepare to build on this foundation, we want to celebrate some of the successes of the past year—YOUR successes as a community! Estimat...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Jan 11, 2019
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Rid your team of meeting fatigue with our five tried and true suggestions to increase productivity (and spark new life) into your next planning session. Estimated reading time: 3 ...
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Jan 8, 2019
The Evolution of the Anaplan Community
From its humble beginnings, to all things “Anaplan,” to becoming the go-to spot for Connected Planning thought leadership, the Anaplan Community has had quite a ride. Let's look back at the evol...
emilydunn}
Community Manager / Created Jan 4, 2019
Plan for Success in 2019: 5 Tips to Achieve Your Goals
Help ensure your success by starting this year with a solid plan. Here are five tips to jump-start your 2019 goal-planning session. Estimated reading time: 2 minutes.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jan 2, 2019
Community Roundtable: State of Connected Planning, Part 2
With the newly released State of Connected Planning report making the rounds, we asked our Community members for their insight on the trends found in the report. This is part two of ou...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Dec 21, 2018
'Twas the Night Before Planning
Santa's toy manufacturing and delivery enterprise is the largest the world has ever seen. With pressures on his supply chain increasing, can Santa keep up? Where can he turn when legacy tools fa...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Dec 18, 2018
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With the newly released State of Connected Planning report making the rounds, we asked our Community members for their insight on the trends found in the report. Estimated reading time: 7 m...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Dec 14, 2018
Racing the Red Queen: 3 Planning Processes to Beat the Competition
Have you heard of the Red Queen effect? In this addition to our expert blogger series, George Veth (Founder & CEO of Adaptable, LLC) discusses how understanding Alice's journey through ...
GeorgeVeth}
New Member / Created Dec 12, 2018
The State of Connected Planning Trends Review
Have you had a chance to review the State of Connected Planning report? Interested in finding out what four planning trends we uncovered and what they mean for your 2019 business strategy? Now i...
simon_tucker}
Frequent Contributor / Created Dec 7, 2018
Get to Know the Community Team: Kayne Schwarz
For part three of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Kayne Schwarz. Kayne is the Community Content Manager in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Dec 4, 2018
The State of Connected Planning
Are you curious about how organizations your size are planning? Looking for innovative ways to improve your planning process? Dive into Anaplan's State of Connected Planning report. Estimat...
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Nov 30, 2018
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Learn more about recent updates made to the Community experience, including the new Platform area. Estimated reading time: 2 minutes.
Stan}
Community Manager / Created Nov 27, 2018
Community Says: Thank You!
This Thanksgiving day, take a look at some of the advice, best practices, and interactions that have our Community members saying "thank you!"
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Nov 21, 2018
2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Planners
If you're looking for gift ideas for all the forward-thinking people in your life, we've got 15 unique options that might be just the right thing. Estimated reading time: 4 minutes.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Nov 15, 2018
Who and What is a Chief Planning Officer?
Hear from Anaplan's Chief Planning Officer, Simon Tucker, as he kicks off a new series around the past, present, and future of all things Connected Planning. Est. reading time: 5 mins.
simon_tucker}
Frequent Contributor / Created Nov 13, 2018
Sales Planning Meets Production Planning
As globalization increases and markets continue to shrink, supply chains will become ever more complex, and with over 60 percent of companies currently considering Excel as their supply chain sy...
dycimanns}
Occasional Contributor / Created Nov 8, 2018
User Groups: Connections That Matter
Have you joined a User Group yet? Learn more about what they are, why they're important to you, and how you can get involved. Est. reading time: 3 mins.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Nov 6, 2018
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Learn more about how the Community uses labels to organize content. Estimated reading time: 1 min.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Nov 2, 2018
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The results are in! Check out the winners from our inaugural Community Costume Contest!
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Oct 31, 2018
Get to Know the Community Team: Emily Dunn
For part two of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Emily Dunn. Emily is the Community Product Manager in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since August 2014! E...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Oct 29, 2018
Recap: Hub Comes to You APAC
Hub Comes to You Asia Pacific wrapped up last week. Take a look at the highlights from this event, and get excited for our next one! 
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Oct 24, 2018
Anaplanners, Ask Me Anything!
Take a look back at the Anaplan Ask Me Anything sessions from 2018, and learn more about what's up next. Estimated reading time: 3 minutes.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Oct 19, 2018
Introducing Role-Based Search
A more personalized and detailed Community search tool is here. 
Stan}
Community Manager / Created Oct 17, 2018
National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day
Happy National Clean your Virtual Desktop day! Check out our free desktop wallpaper and find out how it can help you get and stay organized—at least virtually. 
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Oct 15, 2018
Community Roundtable: Monthly Budget
For the first installment of the Community Roundtable series, we pulled together two Community members to share with us their preferred methods, tools, and tips for developing a monthl...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Oct 11, 2018
Community Says: Simplifying the Complex
There's almost no better feeling than when someone understands what you're going through and can offer a quick fix that works. Today's "Community Says" highlights an example of this and how it relate...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Oct 9, 2018
Stay Informed With Anaplan Platform Communications
Do you want to stay up-to-date with Anaplan’s scheduled maintenance windows and newest product features or receive immediate updates on the status of the platform? 
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Oct 4, 2018
Community Costume Contest!
Calling all cosplayers, Halloween enthusiasts, crafters, tailors, and thrift store shoppers! We're announcing our inaugural Community Costume Contest. Estimated reading time: 2 mins.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Oct 1, 2018
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The Harvard Business Review recently published the article “Planning Doesn’t Have to Be the Enemy of Agile.” Given its implications for businesses, we asked our Chief Planning Officer for his th...
simon_tucker}
Frequent Contributor / Created Sep 26, 2018
Get to Know the Community Team: Francis Murphy
As part of our "get to know your Community team" series, the Community blog is excited to feature Francis Murphy, Director of the Anaplan Community! Estimated reading time: 2...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Sep 25, 2018
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Today we're revisiting our recent Ask Me Anything session with partner and Master Anaplanner Chris Weiss and hearing his perspective on the value of being a Master Anaplanner. Estimated rea...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Sep 18, 2018
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It's trivia time! Take our ten-question quiz and see how much you know about Anaplan's history and culture. Estimated reading time: 3 mins.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Sep 13, 2018
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The Community Roundup is here to help you stay on top of what's new and interesting in the Anaplan Community. Estimated reading time: 2 mins.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Sep 7, 2018
Planning Ahead: 3 Business Trends to Watch
Business trends come and go, but these three are here to stay. Find out how you can plan for them and stay ahead of your competition. Estimated reading time: 5 mins. 
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Sep 5, 2018
Introducing the Idea Exchange
A new and improved way to share your ideas with Anaplan is here. 
trisha.luu}
Frequent Contributor / Created Aug 31, 2018
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This week, Community Says addresses three key takeaways from a recent forum discussion about import errors. Estimated reading time: 2 mins.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Aug 30, 2018
5 Reasons to Post to the Forums in the Anaplan Community
Have you connected with your fellow Anaplanners in the Community forums yet? The Community has been buzzing for the first half of 2018 and we have the numbers to prove it. Here's an inside look at th...
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Aug 27, 2018
Hub Comes to You Paris – Anaplan Partner Hackathon 2018
At this year’s Hub Comes to You Paris event, 12 teams consisting of Anaplan Partners met to compete in an exciting Anaplan hackathon. Estimated reading time: 2 mins.
Julien-D}
Occasional Contributor / Created Aug 20, 2018
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The Community Roundup is your source for all the latest developments in the Anaplan Community. Today we're spotlighting recent upgrades to the Community experience, additions to one of our marquee pr...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Aug 17, 2018
Community Says: Formula Debugging
Community Says spotlights the insights, advice, and information posted by our Community members. This week, we're talking about formula debugging. Estimated reading time: 1 minute.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Aug 9, 2018
Ready, Set, Go? 5 Ways to Get Started with Planning Your Next Project (Infographic)
Shake off that mental roadblock with these five methods for kicking off your planning process and enabling your team to plan against each step of your journey. 
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Aug 6, 2018
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I’m excited to share some news with our valued community of customers! Estimated reading time: 2 mins.
simon_tucker}
Frequent Contributor / Created Jun 21, 2018
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Anaplanners, join us on Tuesday, June 26 for the Singapore Anaplan User Group.
bhavik_vashi}
Contributor / Created Jun 18, 2018
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We are looking for experienced Anaplan users to make the Community the premiere location for all things planning. Share your knowledge of connected planning and the Anaplan platform and earn rec...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Jun 11, 2018
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 Kick off your summer by joining the AMA June Session, opening Monday!
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created May 31, 2018
Embracing Connected Planning for Private Capital
Learn how the private capital industry is meeting disruption with planning innovation.
nmoore}
Occasional Contributor / Created Mar 7, 2018
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Warm up in the winter season by planning ahead for Hub 2018.
fred_sandsmark}
Occasional Contributor / Created Dec 29, 2017
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We need YOU to help shape the future of the Anaplan platform. Participate in our User Research Program.
Pam_Polizzi}
Contributor / Created Nov 2, 2017
You've Earned It! Introducing 30+ New Anaplan Community Badges.
Did you create your first post? Have you provided a solution to a fellow Community member? You've earned a badge!
emilydunn}
Community Manager / Created Sep 11, 2017
Announcing The Master Anaplanner Program 2020 Maintenance Requirements
The Master Anaplanner Program formally launched maintenance requirements, effective calendar year 2020. Participation is required to retain Certified Master Anaplanner status for calendar year 2021.
Ameneh}
Community Manager / Created Jan 7, 2020
International Women’s Day Roundtable: Career Advice From The Women of Anaplan
International Women's Day is about unity, celebration, reflection, and action. What better way to celebrate the day than by sharing advice from the accomplished female leaders of Anaplan!
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Mar 7, 2019
The Truth About Sparsity: Part 1
Sparsity is a common topic for Anaplanners. Learn more about sparsity and why you shouldn't be afraid of it in the first of a two-part series. 
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Apr 19, 2019
New Year Tips for Anaplan Project Success
Here are four tips for project success in 2020! Learn how to motivate teams, encourage innovation, and create a culture of open communication. 
usman.zia}
Community Boss / Created Jan 14, 2020
Meet our 2020 Community Bosses!
Announcing the 2020 Community Boss lineup! This program recognizes customers, partners, and employees who go above and beyond in the Community.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Jan 10, 2020
Announcing the Community Boss Program!
Introducing the 2019 Community Boss program! This elite group represents some of the best of Community contributors.   
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 10, 2019
The Planual Rises
Planual author, David Smith, provides insight into the newly launched planning tool.  
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Jul 9, 2019
The Truth About Sparsity: Part 2
In part two, I discuss the modeling considerations for handling sparsity and the best approach to take to deliver an efficient model.
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Apr 26, 2019
'Twas the Night Before Planning
Santa's toy manufacturing and delivery enterprise is the largest the world has ever seen. With pressures on his supply chain increasing, can Santa keep up? Where can he turn when legacy tools fa...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Dec 18, 2018
Coming Soon: Community Redesign!
The Anaplan Community as you know it about to change...for the better! As the Community grows, we've been listening to our members and working to enhance your experience. When you log in this Thursda...
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Nov 12, 2019
Master Anaplanner, David Elston, Shares His Anaplan Tips for Success
Master Anaplanner and Community Boss, David Elston, shares his pointers for Anaplan success. 
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Aug 12, 2019
Anaplan Drinks from Azure Data Lake
Learn how Anaplan partner, Slalom Consulting, integrated Azure with the Anaplan platform.
kenog}
Occasional Contributor / Created May 28, 2019
Certified Master Anaplanner Sarah Roberts—Harnessing the Power of Anaplan
Learn how Anaplan quickly fulfilled the City of Tallahassee's need for a sophisticated and adaptable software tool to use for budget planning, forecasting, and other planning processes. 
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Nov 14, 2019
The Anaplan Planual—A Sales Perspective
The Anaplan Planual is an incredible document, designed to ensure customer success. If you’re not familiar with this series of best practices, you’re missing out! Take some time to check ou...
CMouflard}
Occasional Contributor / Created Nov 26, 2019
Data-Driven Forecasting for the Holidays
The holidays are just around the corner. Using Anaplan, retailers now have the ability to sense trends and pivot accordingly to make the holidays as successful as possible.
brian_gallagher}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Aug 20, 2019
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Your Anaplan Model
Marie Kondo's "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" seems to be popping up all over the place these days with her book and Netflix show. I decided to take the principles of her KonMari Method and s...
Fwolf}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created May 6, 2019
Happy Holidays from the Anaplan Community
Young Bob Cratchit takes a hard look at how decision-making was done in the past and wonders how life is without Anaplan.
JamiesonC}
Community Manager / Created Dec 19, 2019
The Level 2 Model Building Training Program is Now Available!
The Anaplan Academy is proud to announce the release of the Level 2 Model Building training program. 
ChrisMullen}
Community Manager / Created Sep 24, 2019
The Certified Master Anaplanner Program Reaches a Milestone
The Certified Master Anaplanner program reached a milestone with 300 Certified Master Anaplanners officially in the ecosystem. 
ChrisWeiss}
Community Boss / Created Jul 23, 2019
Anaplan's New UX is in Open Early Access
Anaplan is excited to announce the open early access period for the new Anaplan User Experience (New UX).
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jun 12, 2019
Community Vlog #1: L3 Support⁠—Nina & Rich
Meet Nina & Rich from the L3 Support team in our very first Community Vlog.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Sep 30, 2019
Announcing the Centers of Excellence Section of Community
The new Centers of Excellence section of the Anaplan Community is live! Learn more about what you'll find within here.
ChrisWeiss}
Community Boss / Created Jun 5, 2019
Time to Tidy: No More Mess in Your Models
Just in time for spring cleaning, learn how to clean up your models with Joey Morisette from the Anaplan on Anaplan team.
joeymorisette}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Apr 12, 2019
National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day
Happy National Clean your Virtual Desktop day! Check out our free desktop wallpaper and find out how it can help you get and stay organized—at least virtually. 
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Oct 15, 2018
Community Redesign is Live!
Notice something new? Welcome to the new and improved Anaplan Community! Designed to deliver a best-in-class experience, it's everything you know and love—and more.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Nov 21, 2019
Anaplan Essentials Launched for Customers
Learn all about the foundation of Anaplan with Essentials courses—now available for customers.
LindaR}
Occasional Contributor / Created Aug 1, 2019
We've Updated The Anaplan Way Guide Experience
We recently updated The Anaplan Way experience on the Anaplan Community, allowing for easier navigation and referencing. Check it out!
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jul 16, 2019
Get to Know the Community Team: Emily Dunn
For part two of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Emily Dunn. Emily is the Community Product Manager in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since August 2014! E...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Oct 29, 2018
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As one of the new Master Anaplanners, I'm looking forward to being connected to this committed and talented group!
matt.brady}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Jan 8, 2020
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@DavidSmith have also gone through L1, much more friendly way of learning (and refreshing) the information. Onto L2 - which will be a fun way to spend a day or two!
andrewtye}
Community Boss / Created Sep 25, 2019
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All of us at Lionpoint Group are very proud of Usman "The Boss" Zia - well done!!
nmoore}
Occasional Contributor / Created Jun 10, 2019
What Makes a Good Anaplanner?
Learn from Josh King, Managing Partner of Twelve Consulting Group and former VP of Presales at Anaplan, what qualities and qualifications make for a great Anaplanner.
JoshKing}
Occasional Contributor / Created May 10, 2019
User Groups Live! is Coming
User Groups Live! is coming. Join Anaplanners from around the world on March 21st for the Anaplan Community’s inaugural international virtual meetup!
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Feb 4, 2019
Getting Better at Getting Ready: Scenario Planning for Competitive Advantage
What if you had, ready at hand, an instruction book that told you exactly what to do in the event of any kind of emergency? Read on for some key insights on Scenario Planning for your advantage from ...
RonDimon}
Occasional Contributor / Created Jan 15, 2019
Master Anaplanners @ CPX!
Master Anaplanners were treated to a custom CPX experience this year, connecting and sharing with others along the way.
Ameneh}
Community Manager / Created Jun 28, 2019
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@DavidSmith Thanks a lot for this article. It is extremely clear and it helps a lot to review the way we design. Actually, I always think of sparsity once I see the size of my model growing, but I ne...
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Enquero is proud of new boss on the floor @PavanKumar , Congrats
harish_bk}
Super Contributor / Created Jun 12, 2019
All Planning for All P̶e̶o̶p̶l̶e̶ Monsters
Planning was scary for Karen, a supply chain manager for an international supplier of monster goods. That is until she learned about how Anaplan can help her accelerate decision-making.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Oct 31, 2019
Lead with Enablement: The Key to Anaplan Implementation Success
Enablement is both an activity and an outcome. Learn more about how Anaplan partner, Impetus, helps ensure client success by leading with enablement. 
skim}
Occasional Contributor / Created Sep 10, 2019
Transforming IT Project Planning for CIOs
Anaplan is leading the way in effective IT project planning—changing the conversation from reactive to proactive.
tim.bausman}
Occasional Contributor / Created Jun 25, 2019
5 Steps to Become a Successful Solution Architect
What are you waiting for? Jumpstart your path to becoming a solution architect with these five steps.  
jnewcomb}
Occasional Contributor / Created May 17, 2019
The Evolution of the Anaplan Community
From its humble beginnings, to all things “Anaplan,” to becoming the go-to spot for Connected Planning thought leadership, the Anaplan Community has had quite a ride. Let's look back at the evol...
emilydunn}
Community Manager / Created Jan 4, 2019
Get to Know the Community Team: Kayne Schwarz
For part three of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Kayne Schwarz. Kayne is the Community Content Manager in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Dec 4, 2018
Sales Planning Meets Production Planning
As globalization increases and markets continue to shrink, supply chains will become ever more complex, and with over 60 percent of companies currently considering Excel as their supply chain sy...
dycimanns}
Occasional Contributor / Created Nov 8, 2018
Good Data Leads to Good Decisions
Anaplan allows you to manage data quality without having to spend months fixing source systems. Learn more about building data quality management processes into your Anaplan solutions.
afraelick}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 15, 2019
3 Easy Ways to Update Your Community Profile
Freshen up your Anaplan Community profile with these 3 easy steps.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jul 29, 2019
The Importance and Power of an External Community
Hear from Anaplan's Director of Community, Francis Murphy, on the importance of online communities.
F.Murphy}
Community Manager / Created Mar 25, 2019
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The Harvard Business Review recently published the article “Planning Doesn’t Have to Be the Enemy of Agile.” Given its implications for businesses, we asked our Chief Planning Officer for his th...
simon_tucker}
Frequent Contributor / Created Sep 26, 2018
Embracing Connected Planning for Private Capital
Learn how the private capital industry is meeting disruption with planning innovation.
nmoore}
Occasional Contributor / Created Mar 7, 2018
7 Inspiring Books: Anaplan Community Reading List
For World Book Day, we present our spring 2019 reading list, featuring selections chosen by Anaplan leadership that were particularly impactful to them.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Apr 22, 2019
Game of Thrones: The Great Plan is Coming
We're taking a look at four different planning styles and how they match up to the four main houses from “Game of Thrones.”
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Mar 12, 2019
A Good Plan: How Much Detail Do I Need?
In this guest blog series, Anaplan partner Spaulding Ridge will examine what they have found to be integral parts of a good plan: the level of detail, the process, the people involved, the timing, an...
aaron_overfors}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Jan 23, 2019
Plan for Success in 2019: 5 Tips to Achieve Your Goals
Help ensure your success by starting this year with a solid plan. Here are five tips to jump-start your 2019 goal-planning session. Estimated reading time: 2 minutes.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jan 2, 2019
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It's trivia time! Take our ten-question quiz and see how much you know about Anaplan's history and culture. Estimated reading time: 3 mins.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Sep 13, 2018
Community Catch-Up
Community is chock-full of valuable information for Anaplanners. See what’s new, in one convenient place. 
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Oct 22, 2019
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Before anybody tries to make a move on this celeb, everybody at Anaplan already knows that Ernie is in a trans-Atlantic relationship with my fur-baby Olive, a 3-year old miniature dachshund who lives...
ChrisWeiss}
Community Boss / Created Aug 26, 2019
It's International Dog Day—Let's Paw-rty!
Anaplan is a huge fan of dogs, and today we're celebrating International Dog Day! From a dog-related Slack channel to a company-wide "paw-licy," we love all things pups!
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Aug 26, 2019
Implementing Anaplan to Transform Commercial Planning
During CPX 2019, Ryan Meehan, Director of Finance & Strategy at Prestige Beverage Group discussed how Anaplan has transformed the way the beverage company does commercial planning.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Aug 8, 2019
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This is a fantastic article with explanation of the potential ongoing struggles that multiple business units within a single organization can face. Of course, this can be especially true with the rel...
agutzmer}
New Contributor / Created Jun 25, 2019
A Good Plan: Spend Time on User Stories
Writing user stories is one of the most impactful and exciting phases of the early Anaplan implementation process. It also needs to be one of the most thorough. 
mitchellaist}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Mar 18, 2019
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Rid your team of meeting fatigue with our five tried and true suggestions to increase productivity (and spark new life) into your next planning session. Estimated reading time: 3 ...
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Jan 8, 2019
Racing the Red Queen: 3 Planning Processes to Beat the Competition
Have you heard of the Red Queen effect? In this addition to our expert blogger series, George Veth (Founder & CEO of Adaptable, LLC) discusses how understanding Alice's journey through ...
GeorgeVeth}
New Member / Created Dec 12, 2018
The State of Connected Planning Trends Review
Have you had a chance to review the State of Connected Planning report? Interested in finding out what four planning trends we uncovered and what they mean for your 2019 business strategy? Now i...
simon_tucker}
Frequent Contributor / Created Dec 7, 2018
Who and What is a Chief Planning Officer?
Hear from Anaplan's Chief Planning Officer, Simon Tucker, as he kicks off a new series around the past, present, and future of all things Connected Planning. Est. reading time: 5 mins.
simon_tucker}
Frequent Contributor / Created Nov 13, 2018
User Groups: Connections That Matter
Have you joined a User Group yet? Learn more about what they are, why they're important to you, and how you can get involved. Est. reading time: 3 mins.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Nov 6, 2018
Anaplanners, Ask Me Anything!
Take a look back at the Anaplan Ask Me Anything sessions from 2018, and learn more about what's up next. Estimated reading time: 3 minutes.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Oct 19, 2018
Get to Know the Community Team: Francis Murphy
As part of our "get to know your Community team" series, the Community blog is excited to feature Francis Murphy, Director of the Anaplan Community! Estimated reading time: 2...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Sep 25, 2018
Community Vlog #2: UX Design—Greg & Mark
The Community Vlog is back! UX Design team members Greg and Mark share their insight on leading development with a customer first mindset.
JamiesonC}
Community Manager / Created Dec 3, 2019
Don’t Lose Access to Your Anaplan Training!
We’re pleased to announce the expansion of single sign-on (SSO) across multiple Anaplan services!
bob.nutting}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 30, 2019
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I encourage everyone to take this and Level 1; even experienced model builders. We have fundamentally changes the approach to the training and (yes I'm biased), but it is fantastic.  I'm sure ev...
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Sep 25, 2019
How to Better Manage Your Enrollment and Tuition Forecasts
Ever-changing economic pressures and a shifting student landscape cause challenges for higher education institutions. Connected Planning can help!
cgratz}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 10, 2019
Get to Know the Community Team: Miran Saric
For part seven of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Miran Saric. Miran is an Associate Community Technology Program Manager, problem-solving for the team every day! &nb...
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jul 2, 2019
6 Reasons to Attend an Anaplan Event as a Master Anaplanner
Learn how the Master Anaplanner status pays off at our international conferences and events.
ChrisWeiss}
Community Boss / Created May 20, 2019
A Good Plan: Ownership Leads to Accountability
Anaplan partner Spaulding Ridge explains the impact of effective ownership in Anaplan implementations as part of their guest blog series examining good planning.
jeremy_stern}
Occasional Contributor / Created May 13, 2019
Streamlining Connections With Single Sign-On
We’re pleased to announce our upcoming launch of single sign-on (SSO) for Anaplan services.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created May 6, 2019
Why You Should Join the Anaplan Community (Infographic)
Find out the benefits of joining a business community with this Anaplan infographic.
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Mar 6, 2019
A Good Plan: Avoiding Scope Creep
As part of their guest blog series examining good planning, Anaplan partner Spaulding Ridge explores how to set the scope of your plan. Estimated reading time: 3 mins.
aaron_overfors}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Feb 22, 2019
Our 10 Favorite Strategic Planning Movies
Check out our top picks for movies that showcase successful strategic planning.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Feb 12, 2019
2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Planners
If you're looking for gift ideas for all the forward-thinking people in your life, we've got 15 unique options that might be just the right thing. Estimated reading time: 4 minutes.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Nov 15, 2018
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The results are in! Check out the winners from our inaugural Community Costume Contest!
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Oct 31, 2018
Introducing Role-Based Search
A more personalized and detailed Community search tool is here. 
Stan}
Community Manager / Created Oct 17, 2018
Community Says: Simplifying the Complex
There's almost no better feeling than when someone understands what you're going through and can offer a quick fix that works. Today's "Community Says" highlights an example of this and how it relate...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Oct 9, 2018
Community Costume Contest!
Calling all cosplayers, Halloween enthusiasts, crafters, tailors, and thrift store shoppers! We're announcing our inaugural Community Costume Contest. Estimated reading time: 2 mins.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Oct 1, 2018
Optimizer: Under the Hood
Borris Morris, Anaplan Principal Software Engineer, explains linear programming and how Optimizer allows Anaplan modelers to execute linear programs.
JamiesonC}
Community Manager / Created Dec 31, 2019
Partner Planning Perspectives: Holiday Edition
It's that time of year again—time to reflect, adjust, and plan! Partners share their personal and professional planning tips for a happy holiday and prosperous new year.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Dec 17, 2019
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Great job, Sarah! I'm happy that you're sharing the City's story and inspiring others to become Master Anaplanners!
Tricord850}
New Contributor / Created Dec 11, 2019
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Wow 50,000 members now that is definitely a great achievement! I can't wait to see the new improved navigation! some areas of the community page are difficult to find if you don't know where to look ...
usman.zia}
Community Boss / Created Nov 20, 2019
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Excellent news on mobile responsiveness - it'll be great being able to read and consume without having to wait to get onto a full-size screen!
andrewtye}
Community Boss / Created Nov 15, 2019
How Do You Help Your College or University Stay Ahead of the Curve?
Learn how Anaplan modeling software can help an institution prepare for the financial challenges ahead by using the Connected Planning methodology to link people, data, and plans.
RKnight1}
Occasional Contributor / Created Sep 3, 2019
Single Sign-On for the Anaplan Community Enabled
As previously mentioned this year, we’re excited to announce that we have enabled single sign-on (SSO) for the Anaplan Community on Thursday, August 29, 2019.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Aug 28, 2019
Anaplan’s New User Experience Designed for Optimal Planning
Anaplan's New User Experience is designed with end users in mind, optimized to make planning easy. 
Mark_W_Shemaria}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Aug 14, 2019
Sunday is National Ice Cream Day!
Take a break to celebrate National Ice Cream Day with your coworkers, family, and friends.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Jul 19, 2019
Community Survey: Mid-Year Feedback
We hope you're enjoying the blog and all the great content in Community! Tell us how we can improve by taking this brief, 2-minute survey. 
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jul 11, 2019
Connected Planning Internship Program—Minneapolis
We’re off and running with the Minneapolis summer internship program—building a diverse talent pipeline for the internal and external Anaplan ecosystem.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 17, 2019
Community at CPX: Behind the Scenes—Day 2 & Recap
The excitement continued this week at CPX during day two of the conference. See what the Community was up to!
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 14, 2019
Community at CPX: Behind the Scenes
 It’s finally here! See what’s been happening as Community goes to CPX.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 11, 2019
Community Roundtable: The Joys of Planning
For this month's Community Roundtable, we reached out to our partners to ask—what's your favorite part of planning? Get ready for some serious job envy!
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created May 8, 2019
3 Planning Tips From the Galactic Empire
In part 2 of this dual blog post, we're analyzing the planning failures of the Galactic Empire from "Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope."
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created May 3, 2019
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Yes, whilst the import itself is quicker, you have to bear in mind the size impact and the corresponding time to open the model.  So the summary from that table, is it is better to sacrifice a l...
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Apr 24, 2019
Introducing the Connected Planning Playbook
Get an overview of the new Connected Planning Playbook, and then dive into the details on the Anaplan Community.
pierre_kerkinni}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Apr 3, 2019
User Groups Live! by the Numbers
If you were unable to attend User Groups Live!, the Anaplan Community’s inaugural virtual meetup, last week, read on to see what it was all about!
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Mar 29, 2019
When Strategic Planning Goes Awry
What do disaster movies and strategic planning have in common? Quite a lot! Click through to learn how you can implement some disaster movie strategies into your next plan.
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Feb 14, 2019
Goal-Based Strategic Planning 101
Learn about the basics of strategic planning and setting goals that deliver desired results for your organization. Est. reading time: 7 mins
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Feb 1, 2019
Connected Planning in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
In this guest opinion piece, Deloitte's Nick Vandersype explores the impact of Artificial Intelligence on the future of Connected Planning.
nickvandesype}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Jan 29, 2019
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With the newly released State of Connected Planning report making the rounds, we asked our Community members for their insight on the trends found in the report. Estimated reading time: 7 m...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Dec 14, 2018
Recap: Hub Comes to You APAC
Hub Comes to You Asia Pacific wrapped up last week. Take a look at the highlights from this event, and get excited for our next one! 
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Oct 24, 2018
Community Roundtable: Monthly Budget
For the first installment of the Community Roundtable series, we pulled together two Community members to share with us their preferred methods, tools, and tips for developing a monthl...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Oct 11, 2018
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This week, Community Says addresses three key takeaways from a recent forum discussion about import errors. Estimated reading time: 2 mins.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Aug 30, 2018
Community Says: Formula Debugging
Community Says spotlights the insights, advice, and information posted by our Community members. This week, we're talking about formula debugging. Estimated reading time: 1 minute.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Aug 9, 2018
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For me, the most enjoyable part of being a Certified Master Anaplanner continues to be participation in the tight-knit community of Master Anaplanners. I love our private User Group and all of the am...
ChrisWeiss}
Community Boss / Created Jan 8, 2020
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Thank you @HollyRieke and the entire team for allowing me to share my story!
SRoberts}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Dec 17, 2019
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Excellent overview, especially knowing how exciting our journey has been and how many additional details you could have described and provided. Cant wait for that next municipal to join the Anaplan r...
CommunityMember127448}
New Contributor / Created Dec 13, 2019
The Advent of Sales Planning Natives: Why “Set It & Forget It” No Longer Works
With the rapid advent of Anaplan’s Connected Planning, a time will likely come where we will have “Connected Planning natives”—individuals for whom dynamic, Connected Planning processes are as normal...
SMarley}
New Member / Created Dec 10, 2019
Recap: User Groups Live! from the UK
What a week! User Groups Live! (UGL!) wrapped up two successful live-streamed events last week from the United Kingdom. Read on to learn more—including where to find the recordings.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Nov 18, 2019
The 3 Pillars of Connected Planning: Part 1⁠—People
In the first part of our three-part series on the pillars of Connected Planning, Chief Planning Officer Simon Tucker answered our questions about the “people” pillar and the need for a cultural shift...
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Sep 19, 2019
User Groups Live! Returns
User Groups Live! is returning to the Anaplan Community, and you’re invited!
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Sep 17, 2019
Minneapolis Internship Program—It’s a Wrap!
Minneapolis interns built 30 new Anaplan models in one amazing summer—celebrating with a graduation ceremony to remember.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Aug 23, 2019
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Hi, I've completed the UX online training and now have a few questions, 1) Didn't see anywhere that the end user can save their personal views (i.e. hiding some rows/columns, pivoted worksheet)....
jim_ma}
Occasional Contributor / Created Jun 25, 2019
Careers in Planning You Didn’t Know Existed
Careers in planning come in all shapes and sizes. Learn more here—from the familiar to the unusual.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 3, 2019
Cal Poly Visits Anaplan Headquarters
Check out the Cal Poly visit to Anaplan Headquarters. Learn how your university can visit us and how companies across the ecosystem can get engaged.
hdmatthews}
Contributor / Created May 24, 2019
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For part six of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Aaron White. Aaron is the User Groups Program Manager in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since F...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created May 22, 2019
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Love this, Frankie!! I'd also add that removing Summaries where possible (from line items that aren't user facing; eg. aren't referenced further and are in modules that aren't featured in a Dashboard...
cianna.bramley}
Contributor / Created May 7, 2019
3 Planning Tips from the Rebel Alliance
In part one of this dual blog post, we're analyzing the planning successes of the Rebel Alliance from "Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.”
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created May 3, 2019
60 Tips for Acing Your Anaplan Interview
Are you interested in interviewing for a position with Anaplan? We’ve got you covered! Click through to get some advice from current Anaplan employees.
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created May 1, 2019
Community Roundtable: Get to Know Your Customers Day
The Community Roundtable is back with the fifth installment in the series, and this time we’re focusing on our customers. We've asked four customers to share with us what they’re curre...
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Apr 17, 2019
Ideas into Action: Looking Back at Popular Idea Exchange Submissions
We review six popular ideas—three delivered and three on the roadmap—submitted by the Anaplan Community in the past year!
Rebecca}
Community Manager / Created Mar 27, 2019
Strategic Planning: 6 Steps for Small Businesses
Strategic planning isn’t just reserved for company giants. Small businesses will also benefit from these six strategic planning tips.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Feb 25, 2019
Effective Collaboration: Planning a Foundation of Success
Learn how to set your project up for success by building a foundation of effective collaboration. Apply these principles to establish a project framework that will benefit from a team that is not jus...
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Feb 7, 2019
How to Plan the Ultimate Party: The Anaplan Way
It’s time to shake off the notion that work and personal tools can’t be used interchangeably. To prove it, we're putting our Anaplan Way methodology to the test to showcase how to plan the ultimate p...
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Jan 25, 2019
Community Roundtable: State of Connected Planning, Part 2
With the newly released State of Connected Planning report making the rounds, we asked our Community members for their insight on the trends found in the report. This is part two of ou...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Dec 21, 2018
The State of Connected Planning
Are you curious about how organizations your size are planning? Looking for innovative ways to improve your planning process? Dive into Anaplan's State of Connected Planning report. Estimat...
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Nov 30, 2018
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Learn more about how the Community uses labels to organize content. Estimated reading time: 1 min.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Nov 2, 2018
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Great article about Fran and the team. The Community continues to go from strength to strength and is rapidly becoming the place to go to learn about all things planning. Kudos to the team.
simon_tucker}
Frequent Contributor / Created Sep 26, 2018
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The Community Roundup is here to help you stay on top of what's new and interesting in the Anaplan Community. Estimated reading time: 2 mins.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Sep 7, 2018
Planning Ahead: 3 Business Trends to Watch
Business trends come and go, but these three are here to stay. Find out how you can plan for them and stay ahead of your competition. Estimated reading time: 5 mins. 
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Sep 5, 2018
Introducing the Idea Exchange
A new and improved way to share your ideas with Anaplan is here. 
trisha.luu}
Frequent Contributor / Created Aug 31, 2018
5 Reasons to Post to the Forums in the Anaplan Community
Have you connected with your fellow Anaplanners in the Community forums yet? The Community has been buzzing for the first half of 2018 and we have the numbers to prove it. Here's an inside look at th...
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Aug 27, 2018
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I’m excited to share some news with our valued community of customers! Estimated reading time: 2 mins.
simon_tucker}
Frequent Contributor / Created Jun 21, 2018
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Warm up in the winter season by planning ahead for Hub 2018.
fred_sandsmark}
Occasional Contributor / Created Dec 29, 2017
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We need YOU to help shape the future of the Anaplan platform. Participate in our User Research Program.
Pam_Polizzi}
Contributor / Created Nov 2, 2017
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Nice article @usman.zia All very valid points.The very first one, naming a project to create excitement with goals in mind brought back some memories and made me smile. Many, many moons ago...
Alessio_Pagliano}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Jan 16, 2020
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I would also add, that even for experienced model builders, it is worth going through a lot of the videos as well.  We explain a lot of the new best practices that you may not be aware of. ...
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Sep 27, 2019
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Do hope that this is going to be recorded! #VeryEarlyStartOtherwise
andrewtye}
Community Boss / Created Sep 17, 2019
University Connect at CPX
The Anaplan family gave a warm welcome to University Connect students and faculty at CPX, inspiring the Anaplan ecosystem to connect with academia.
hdmatthews}
Contributor / Created Jun 20, 2019
Happy National Doughnut Day!
Anaplan celebrates National Doughnut Day with some tasty treats and great conversation.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jun 7, 2019
Interviewing with Anaplan: More Tips for Success
You've just scheduled that first interview. Now what? Anaplan's Director of Recruiting, Pete Lawson, shares what we're looking for and how to set yourself apart from the competition. 
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created May 30, 2019
2019 CPX Hackathon: What You Need to Know
Join a team, develop a model, pitch your solution to our judges, and compete for prizes and bragging rights!
hdmatthews}
Contributor / Created May 15, 2019
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List Properties are the same as line items, so no difference
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Apr 24, 2019
User Groups Live! and CPX: The Benefits of Both
Which event should you attend—User Groups Live! or Connected Planning Xperience (CPX)? (Answer: both!)
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Apr 15, 2019
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Get out that glitter ball and D.I.S.C.O.
andrewtye}
Community Boss / Created Apr 12, 2019
Unlock Your Potential: Future Master Anaplanner Training at CPX
Have you ever dreamed of taking your Anaplan career to the next level? Want access to some of the top minds within Anaplan? Find out how you can become a Master Anaplanner at CPX. 
Ameneh}
Community Manager / Created Apr 10, 2019
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Keep pushing forward despite obstacles.  Treasure your confidents and advisors.  Support other women. Take risks. Seek advice.  Be yourself.  Come to work daily with integrity, hi...
deb_kennedy}
New Contributor / Created Mar 11, 2019
Busting the Two BIG Myths of Cost Reduction
We're kicking off our new series focused on cost planning. In this post, Mitch Max—founder of BetterVU—will tackle the two myths surrounding cost reduction. Estimated reading time: 5 mins.
Mitch_Max}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Mar 1, 2019
Get to Know the Community Team: Holly Rieke
For part four of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Holly Rieke. Holly is the Community Program Manager in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since&nb...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Mar 4, 2019
Strategic Planning Quiz
Now that you’ve brushed up on your strategic planning expertise, it's time put what you've learned to the test! Take our 10 question quiz to see where you stand.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Feb 20, 2019
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Fingers crossed the times will be European friendly!
andrewtye}
Community Boss / Created Feb 5, 2019
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2018 was an exciting year for the Anaplan Community. As we prepare to build on this foundation, we want to celebrate some of the successes of the past year—YOUR successes as a community! Estimat...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Jan 11, 2019
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Now that Lego Architect looks pretty cool... self-gift maybe?
andrewtye}
Community Boss / Created Nov 20, 2018
Community Says: Thank You!
This Thanksgiving day, take a look at some of the advice, best practices, and interactions that have our Community members saying "thank you!"
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Nov 21, 2018
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Love this!
cholznecht}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 19, 2018
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Today we're revisiting our recent Ask Me Anything session with partner and Master Anaplanner Chris Weiss and hearing his perspective on the value of being a Master Anaplanner. Estimated rea...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Sep 18, 2018
Hub Comes to You Paris – Anaplan Partner Hackathon 2018
At this year’s Hub Comes to You Paris event, 12 teams consisting of Anaplan Partners met to compete in an exciting Anaplan hackathon. Estimated reading time: 2 mins.
Julien-D}
Occasional Contributor / Created Aug 20, 2018
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Anaplanners, join us on Tuesday, June 26 for the Singapore Anaplan User Group.
bhavik_vashi}
Contributor / Created Jun 18, 2018
You've Earned It! Introducing 30+ New Anaplan Community Badges.
Did you create your first post? Have you provided a solution to a fellow Community member? You've earned a badge!
emilydunn}
Community Manager / Created Sep 11, 2017
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@usman.zia  - Love the idea of project Storm!
CallumW}
Community Boss / Created Jan 14, 2020
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Welcome @matt.brady to the world of Master Anaplanner!
andrewtye}
Community Boss / Created Jan 9, 2020
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For me it's the increased visibility you have in the Community and outside so when you're talking about Anaplan, that you're a Master Anaplanner really lends weight to what you're saying. Not only ar...
andrewtye}
Community Boss / Created Jan 7, 2020
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Had such a blast making this and playing the witch! Can't wait to see one for the holidays  
HannahT}
Community Manager / Created Nov 18, 2019
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Great video, really sums the experience up well!
SRoberts}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Nov 14, 2019
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I have completed "Level 2 Sprint 1 exam" but unfortunately it is not recorded and receiving message that both attempts gone. I have screen print of sprint 1 exam completion, how to resolve this issue...
CommunityMember126793}
New Contributor / Created Nov 8, 2019
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That's Awesome, Women are taking lead here
kirty.kumari}
Occasional Contributor / Created Nov 6, 2019
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@Romain_Colin  thank you That is exactly the point, so I'm glad that came across.  "it depends" is something I say so often and consideration of all aspects, pro and cons, are key to good d...
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Oct 29, 2019
Recap: User Groups Live! from Singapore
User Groups Live! from Singapore is a wrap, but you can catch the recording and get ready for our next events.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Oct 25, 2019
User Groups Live! Upcoming Events
User Groups Live! from Singapore is next week, and two more are coming in November. Register today!
HannahT}
Community Manager / Created Oct 17, 2019
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Nice summary @afraelick. Getting data correct in the source systems should always be the goal but sometimes not possible or practicable.
andrewtye}
Community Boss / Created Oct 16, 2019
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Ability of the app to have pages based off multiple models can be very valuable. Staying tuned for futher functionality and design options enhancements! Would be curious to see how Anaplan-on-Anaplan...
AnyaS}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 14, 2019
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Have just completed level 2 - I never knew what that icon did but now I do and it's quite cool. Looking forward to level 3!
andrewtye}
Community Boss / Created Oct 11, 2019
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L3 - one of our best-hidden gem in the company!
chrbodin}
New Contributor / Created Oct 10, 2019
The Honeycomb Effect: Beyond the Boundaries of Finance
Anaplan goes beyond the boundaries of finance. Register for this webinar, and learn how to break down organizational silos and experience the honeycomb effect. 
brittnee.dawson}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 8, 2019
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@andrewtye Good to hear - We did really want to try and reinforce best practices and the key fundamentals of Model Building.
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Sep 25, 2019
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So excited....I'm almost done with Level 1 and I'm really enjoying and learning a lot.  THANKS!
debbie5154}
Contributor / Created Sep 24, 2019
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Thanks, @andrewtye! Yes, we are planning to record. We also are bringing User Groups Live! to the UK in November, so hope to see you then. 
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Sep 17, 2019
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Thank you team for this enhancement. it allows to increase the smoothness to navigate between Anaplan' tools. 
gvannier}
Occasional Contributor / Created Aug 30, 2019
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Love it!!! 
angela}
New Contributor / Created Aug 26, 2019
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I have worked with David , his knowledge on Anaplan Platform is extraordinary - Developed himself from non Anaplan user to Certified master Anaplanner in short span of time .. Kudos to you mate ...
javed.bhat1}
New Contributor / Created Aug 23, 2019
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@Khanna  Thank you and I'm glad it helped. The most important thing you can do when starting out with Anaplan, is to think differently.  Anaplan is not like other tools or spreadsheets.&nbs...
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Aug 14, 2019
Community Says: Accepted Solutions in Forums
Learn more about the benefits of the Accepted Solution function in this Community Says spotlight.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Aug 6, 2019
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Hi @sunil_tirdam, Unfortunately, this feature is not yet available. When it is, we'll be sure to announce it for all New UX users and provide supporting documentation on the feature. Thank you f...
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jul 24, 2019
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Looking forward to next year!
Beauram}
Community Manager / Created Jul 1, 2019
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For modules, I also like to ensure there are not any outgoing connections to other models. I do this by looking at the Business Map under Administration (in tenant access), and then selecting th...
nicole.johnson}
Occasional Contributor / Created Jun 28, 2019
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Frankie, nicely done!This can as well be call "A Complete Model Makeover"
AnyaS}
Occasional Contributor / Created Jun 27, 2019
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Hi @jim_ma - I posted some answers in a new forum post here: https://community.anaplan.com/t5/Forum/New-UX-Questions/m-p/47913#M13 Thanks for your questions.Simon
simon_ritchie}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Jun 27, 2019
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@connie.ng ... we were super excited to host a group from your old stomping grounds - Cal Poly!  Amazing group of sharp students (as was the entire group)!  I'm looking forward to a de...
hdmatthews}
Contributor / Created Jun 21, 2019
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Hi @gaetan_ed, The New UX is currently available in production so that you may connect to your models and build pages using your hierarchies and data. We will be in this early access period for ...
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jun 21, 2019
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Love the University Connect program. It was so great to connect with students that were part of Anaplan student teams at their university at CPX! 
connie.ng}
New Contributor / Created Jun 20, 2019
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Welcome to the Anafam! Excited to see the projects that come out of this cohort  
connie.ng}
New Contributor / Created Jun 17, 2019
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I love this article.  This gives structure to a daunting task that almost every customer could use.  Thank you. JZ
jziemer}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created May 19, 2019
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Good article. I suggest you also consider if there are any other applications, external or Anaplan apps, that reference your model, lists, or modules as data sources or for other usages. 
jeanne_killian}
New Contributor / Created May 10, 2019
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Great post - the "include" configuration between scenarios and products is very powerful and gives end users much more flexibility. This method of boolean configurations can be applied across so many...
BenHilgendorf}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Apr 26, 2019
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Thanks for the feedback @Darin_Seibel .  I would wait until Part two for the full picture. Regarding your question, I doubt it.  The - is just a display format, so the number...
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Apr 23, 2019
New Year Tips for Anaplan Project Success
Here are four tips for project success in 2020! Learn how to motivate teams, encourage innovation, and create a culture of open communication. 
usman.zia}
Community Boss / Created Jan 14, 2020
Meet our 2020 Community Bosses!
Announcing the 2020 Community Boss lineup! This program recognizes customers, partners, and employees who go above and beyond in the Community.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Jan 10, 2020
Announcing The Master Anaplanner Program 2020 Maintenance Requirements
The Master Anaplanner Program formally launched maintenance requirements, effective calendar year 2020. Participation is required to retain Certified Master Anaplanner status for calendar year 2021.
Ameneh}
Community Manager / Created Jan 7, 2020
Optimizer: Under the Hood
Borris Morris, Anaplan Principal Software Engineer, explains linear programming and how Optimizer allows Anaplan modelers to execute linear programs.
JamiesonC}
Community Manager / Created Dec 31, 2019
Happy Holidays from the Anaplan Community
Young Bob Cratchit takes a hard look at how decision-making was done in the past and wonders how life is without Anaplan.
JamiesonC}
Community Manager / Created Dec 19, 2019
Partner Planning Perspectives: Holiday Edition
It's that time of year again—time to reflect, adjust, and plan! Partners share their personal and professional planning tips for a happy holiday and prosperous new year.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Dec 17, 2019
The Advent of Sales Planning Natives: Why “Set It & Forget It” No Longer Works
With the rapid advent of Anaplan’s Connected Planning, a time will likely come where we will have “Connected Planning natives”—individuals for whom dynamic, Connected Planning processes are as normal...
SMarley}
New Member / Created Dec 10, 2019
Community Vlog #2: UX Design—Greg & Mark
The Community Vlog is back! UX Design team members Greg and Mark share their insight on leading development with a customer first mindset.
JamiesonC}
Community Manager / Created Dec 3, 2019
The Anaplan Planual—A Sales Perspective
The Anaplan Planual is an incredible document, designed to ensure customer success. If you’re not familiar with this series of best practices, you’re missing out! Take some time to check ou...
CMouflard}
Occasional Contributor / Created Nov 26, 2019
Community Redesign is Live!
Notice something new? Welcome to the new and improved Anaplan Community! Designed to deliver a best-in-class experience, it's everything you know and love—and more.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Nov 21, 2019
Recap: User Groups Live! from the UK
What a week! User Groups Live! (UGL!) wrapped up two successful live-streamed events last week from the United Kingdom. Read on to learn more—including where to find the recordings.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Nov 18, 2019
Certified Master Anaplanner Sarah Roberts—Harnessing the Power of Anaplan
Learn how Anaplan quickly fulfilled the City of Tallahassee's need for a sophisticated and adaptable software tool to use for budget planning, forecasting, and other planning processes. 
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Nov 14, 2019
Coming Soon: Community Redesign!
The Anaplan Community as you know it about to change...for the better! As the Community grows, we've been listening to our members and working to enhance your experience. When you log in this Thursda...
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Nov 12, 2019
All Planning for All P̶e̶o̶p̶l̶e̶ Monsters
Planning was scary for Karen, a supply chain manager for an international supplier of monster goods. That is until she learned about how Anaplan can help her accelerate decision-making.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Oct 31, 2019
Don’t Lose Access to Your Anaplan Training!
We’re pleased to announce the expansion of single sign-on (SSO) across multiple Anaplan services!
bob.nutting}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 30, 2019
Recap: User Groups Live! from Singapore
User Groups Live! from Singapore is a wrap, but you can catch the recording and get ready for our next events.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Oct 25, 2019
User Groups Live! Upcoming Events
User Groups Live! from Singapore is next week, and two more are coming in November. Register today!
HannahT}
Community Manager / Created Oct 17, 2019
Community Catch-Up
Community is chock-full of valuable information for Anaplanners. See what’s new, in one convenient place. 
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Oct 22, 2019
Good Data Leads to Good Decisions
Anaplan allows you to manage data quality without having to spend months fixing source systems. Learn more about building data quality management processes into your Anaplan solutions.
afraelick}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 15, 2019
The Honeycomb Effect: Beyond the Boundaries of Finance
Anaplan goes beyond the boundaries of finance. Register for this webinar, and learn how to break down organizational silos and experience the honeycomb effect. 
brittnee.dawson}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 8, 2019
Community Vlog #1: L3 Support⁠—Nina & Rich
Meet Nina & Rich from the L3 Support team in our very first Community Vlog.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Sep 30, 2019
The Level 2 Model Building Training Program is Now Available!
The Anaplan Academy is proud to announce the release of the Level 2 Model Building training program. 
ChrisMullen}
Community Manager / Created Sep 24, 2019
How to Better Manage Your Enrollment and Tuition Forecasts
Ever-changing economic pressures and a shifting student landscape cause challenges for higher education institutions. Connected Planning can help!
cgratz}
Occasional Contributor / Created Oct 10, 2019
The 3 Pillars of Connected Planning: Part 1⁠—People
In the first part of our three-part series on the pillars of Connected Planning, Chief Planning Officer Simon Tucker answered our questions about the “people” pillar and the need for a cultural shift...
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Sep 19, 2019
User Groups Live! Returns
User Groups Live! is returning to the Anaplan Community, and you’re invited!
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Sep 17, 2019
Lead with Enablement: The Key to Anaplan Implementation Success
Enablement is both an activity and an outcome. Learn more about how Anaplan partner, Impetus, helps ensure client success by leading with enablement. 
skim}
Occasional Contributor / Created Sep 10, 2019
How Do You Help Your College or University Stay Ahead of the Curve?
Learn how Anaplan modeling software can help an institution prepare for the financial challenges ahead by using the Connected Planning methodology to link people, data, and plans.
RKnight1}
Occasional Contributor / Created Sep 3, 2019
Single Sign-On for the Anaplan Community Enabled
As previously mentioned this year, we’re excited to announce that we have enabled single sign-on (SSO) for the Anaplan Community on Thursday, August 29, 2019.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Aug 28, 2019
It's International Dog Day—Let's Paw-rty!
Anaplan is a huge fan of dogs, and today we're celebrating International Dog Day! From a dog-related Slack channel to a company-wide "paw-licy," we love all things pups!
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Aug 26, 2019
Minneapolis Internship Program—It’s a Wrap!
Minneapolis interns built 30 new Anaplan models in one amazing summer—celebrating with a graduation ceremony to remember.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Aug 23, 2019
Data-Driven Forecasting for the Holidays
The holidays are just around the corner. Using Anaplan, retailers now have the ability to sense trends and pivot accordingly to make the holidays as successful as possible.
brian_gallagher}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Aug 20, 2019
Anaplan’s New User Experience Designed for Optimal Planning
Anaplan's New User Experience is designed with end users in mind, optimized to make planning easy. 
Mark_W_Shemaria}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Aug 14, 2019
Master Anaplanner, David Elston, Shares His Anaplan Tips for Success
Master Anaplanner and Community Boss, David Elston, shares his pointers for Anaplan success. 
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Aug 12, 2019
Implementing Anaplan to Transform Commercial Planning
During CPX 2019, Ryan Meehan, Director of Finance & Strategy at Prestige Beverage Group discussed how Anaplan has transformed the way the beverage company does commercial planning.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Aug 8, 2019
Community Says: Accepted Solutions in Forums
Learn more about the benefits of the Accepted Solution function in this Community Says spotlight.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Aug 6, 2019
Anaplan Essentials Launched for Customers
Learn all about the foundation of Anaplan with Essentials courses—now available for customers.
LindaR}
Occasional Contributor / Created Aug 1, 2019
3 Easy Ways to Update Your Community Profile
Freshen up your Anaplan Community profile with these 3 easy steps.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jul 29, 2019
The Certified Master Anaplanner Program Reaches a Milestone
The Certified Master Anaplanner program reached a milestone with 300 Certified Master Anaplanners officially in the ecosystem. 
ChrisWeiss}
Community Boss / Created Jul 23, 2019
Sunday is National Ice Cream Day!
Take a break to celebrate National Ice Cream Day with your coworkers, family, and friends.
YelenaKibasova}
Community Manager / Created Jul 19, 2019
We've Updated The Anaplan Way Guide Experience
We recently updated The Anaplan Way experience on the Anaplan Community, allowing for easier navigation and referencing. Check it out!
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jul 16, 2019
The Planual Rises
Planual author, David Smith, provides insight into the newly launched planning tool.  
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Jul 9, 2019
Get to Know the Community Team: Miran Saric
For part seven of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Miran Saric. Miran is an Associate Community Technology Program Manager, problem-solving for the team every day! &nb...
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jul 2, 2019
Community Survey: Mid-Year Feedback
We hope you're enjoying the blog and all the great content in Community! Tell us how we can improve by taking this brief, 2-minute survey. 
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jul 11, 2019
Master Anaplanners @ CPX!
Master Anaplanners were treated to a custom CPX experience this year, connecting and sharing with others along the way.
Ameneh}
Community Manager / Created Jun 28, 2019
Transforming IT Project Planning for CIOs
Anaplan is leading the way in effective IT project planning—changing the conversation from reactive to proactive.
tim.bausman}
Occasional Contributor / Created Jun 25, 2019
University Connect at CPX
The Anaplan family gave a warm welcome to University Connect students and faculty at CPX, inspiring the Anaplan ecosystem to connect with academia.
hdmatthews}
Contributor / Created Jun 20, 2019
Connected Planning Internship Program—Minneapolis
We’re off and running with the Minneapolis summer internship program—building a diverse talent pipeline for the internal and external Anaplan ecosystem.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 17, 2019
Community at CPX: Behind the Scenes—Day 2 & Recap
The excitement continued this week at CPX during day two of the conference. See what the Community was up to!
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 14, 2019
Anaplan's New UX is in Open Early Access
Anaplan is excited to announce the open early access period for the new Anaplan User Experience (New UX).
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jun 12, 2019
Community at CPX: Behind the Scenes
 It’s finally here! See what’s been happening as Community goes to CPX.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 11, 2019
Happy National Doughnut Day!
Anaplan celebrates National Doughnut Day with some tasty treats and great conversation.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Jun 7, 2019
Announcing the Community Boss Program!
Introducing the 2019 Community Boss program! This elite group represents some of the best of Community contributors.   
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 10, 2019
Announcing the Centers of Excellence Section of Community
The new Centers of Excellence section of the Anaplan Community is live! Learn more about what you'll find within here.
ChrisWeiss}
Community Boss / Created Jun 5, 2019
Careers in Planning You Didn’t Know Existed
Careers in planning come in all shapes and sizes. Learn more here—from the familiar to the unusual.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jun 3, 2019
Interviewing with Anaplan: More Tips for Success
You've just scheduled that first interview. Now what? Anaplan's Director of Recruiting, Pete Lawson, shares what we're looking for and how to set yourself apart from the competition. 
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created May 30, 2019
Anaplan Drinks from Azure Data Lake
Learn how Anaplan partner, Slalom Consulting, integrated Azure with the Anaplan platform.
kenog}
Occasional Contributor / Created May 28, 2019
Cal Poly Visits Anaplan Headquarters
Check out the Cal Poly visit to Anaplan Headquarters. Learn how your university can visit us and how companies across the ecosystem can get engaged.
hdmatthews}
Contributor / Created May 24, 2019
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For part six of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Aaron White. Aaron is the User Groups Program Manager in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since F...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created May 22, 2019
6 Reasons to Attend an Anaplan Event as a Master Anaplanner
Learn how the Master Anaplanner status pays off at our international conferences and events.
ChrisWeiss}
Community Boss / Created May 20, 2019
5 Steps to Become a Successful Solution Architect
What are you waiting for? Jumpstart your path to becoming a solution architect with these five steps.  
jnewcomb}
Occasional Contributor / Created May 17, 2019
2019 CPX Hackathon: What You Need to Know
Join a team, develop a model, pitch your solution to our judges, and compete for prizes and bragging rights!
hdmatthews}
Contributor / Created May 15, 2019
A Good Plan: Ownership Leads to Accountability
Anaplan partner Spaulding Ridge explains the impact of effective ownership in Anaplan implementations as part of their guest blog series examining good planning.
jeremy_stern}
Occasional Contributor / Created May 13, 2019
What Makes a Good Anaplanner?
Learn from Josh King, Managing Partner of Twelve Consulting Group and former VP of Presales at Anaplan, what qualities and qualifications make for a great Anaplanner.
JoshKing}
Occasional Contributor / Created May 10, 2019
Community Roundtable: The Joys of Planning
For this month's Community Roundtable, we reached out to our partners to ask—what's your favorite part of planning? Get ready for some serious job envy!
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created May 8, 2019
Streamlining Connections With Single Sign-On
We’re pleased to announce our upcoming launch of single sign-on (SSO) for Anaplan services.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created May 6, 2019
3 Planning Tips from the Rebel Alliance
In part one of this dual blog post, we're analyzing the planning successes of the Rebel Alliance from "Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.”
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created May 3, 2019
3 Planning Tips From the Galactic Empire
In part 2 of this dual blog post, we're analyzing the planning failures of the Galactic Empire from "Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope."
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created May 3, 2019
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Your Anaplan Model
Marie Kondo's "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" seems to be popping up all over the place these days with her book and Netflix show. I decided to take the principles of her KonMari Method and s...
Fwolf}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created May 6, 2019
60 Tips for Acing Your Anaplan Interview
Are you interested in interviewing for a position with Anaplan? We’ve got you covered! Click through to get some advice from current Anaplan employees.
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created May 1, 2019
The Truth About Sparsity: Part 2
In part two, I discuss the modeling considerations for handling sparsity and the best approach to take to deliver an efficient model.
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Apr 26, 2019
7 Inspiring Books: Anaplan Community Reading List
For World Book Day, we present our spring 2019 reading list, featuring selections chosen by Anaplan leadership that were particularly impactful to them.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Apr 22, 2019
The Truth About Sparsity: Part 1
Sparsity is a common topic for Anaplanners. Learn more about sparsity and why you shouldn't be afraid of it in the first of a two-part series. 
DavidSmith}
Community Boss / Created Apr 19, 2019
Community Roundtable: Get to Know Your Customers Day
The Community Roundtable is back with the fifth installment in the series, and this time we’re focusing on our customers. We've asked four customers to share with us what they’re curre...
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Apr 17, 2019
User Groups Live! and CPX: The Benefits of Both
Which event should you attend—User Groups Live! or Connected Planning Xperience (CPX)? (Answer: both!)
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Apr 15, 2019
Time to Tidy: No More Mess in Your Models
Just in time for spring cleaning, learn how to clean up your models with Joey Morisette from the Anaplan on Anaplan team.
joeymorisette}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Apr 12, 2019
Unlock Your Potential: Future Master Anaplanner Training at CPX
Have you ever dreamed of taking your Anaplan career to the next level? Want access to some of the top minds within Anaplan? Find out how you can become a Master Anaplanner at CPX. 
Ameneh}
Community Manager / Created Apr 10, 2019
Introducing the Connected Planning Playbook
Get an overview of the new Connected Planning Playbook, and then dive into the details on the Anaplan Community.
pierre_kerkinni}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Apr 3, 2019
User Groups Live! by the Numbers
If you were unable to attend User Groups Live!, the Anaplan Community’s inaugural virtual meetup, last week, read on to see what it was all about!
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Mar 29, 2019
Ideas into Action: Looking Back at Popular Idea Exchange Submissions
We review six popular ideas—three delivered and three on the roadmap—submitted by the Anaplan Community in the past year!
Rebecca}
Community Manager / Created Mar 27, 2019
The Importance and Power of an External Community
Hear from Anaplan's Director of Community, Francis Murphy, on the importance of online communities.
F.Murphy}
Community Manager / Created Mar 25, 2019
A Good Plan: Spend Time on User Stories
Writing user stories is one of the most impactful and exciting phases of the early Anaplan implementation process. It also needs to be one of the most thorough. 
mitchellaist}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Mar 18, 2019
Game of Thrones: The Great Plan is Coming
We're taking a look at four different planning styles and how they match up to the four main houses from “Game of Thrones.”
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Mar 12, 2019
International Women’s Day Roundtable: Career Advice From The Women of Anaplan
International Women's Day is about unity, celebration, reflection, and action. What better way to celebrate the day than by sharing advice from the accomplished female leaders of Anaplan!
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Mar 7, 2019
Why You Should Join the Anaplan Community (Infographic)
Find out the benefits of joining a business community with this Anaplan infographic.
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Mar 6, 2019
Busting the Two BIG Myths of Cost Reduction
We're kicking off our new series focused on cost planning. In this post, Mitch Max—founder of BetterVU—will tackle the two myths surrounding cost reduction. Estimated reading time: 5 mins.
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Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Mar 1, 2019
Get to Know the Community Team: Holly Rieke
For part four of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Holly Rieke. Holly is the Community Program Manager in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since&nb...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Mar 4, 2019
Strategic Planning: 6 Steps for Small Businesses
Strategic planning isn’t just reserved for company giants. Small businesses will also benefit from these six strategic planning tips.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Feb 25, 2019
A Good Plan: Avoiding Scope Creep
As part of their guest blog series examining good planning, Anaplan partner Spaulding Ridge explores how to set the scope of your plan. Estimated reading time: 3 mins.
aaron_overfors}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Feb 22, 2019
Strategic Planning Quiz
Now that you’ve brushed up on your strategic planning expertise, it's time put what you've learned to the test! Take our 10 question quiz to see where you stand.
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Feb 20, 2019
When Strategic Planning Goes Awry
What do disaster movies and strategic planning have in common? Quite a lot! Click through to learn how you can implement some disaster movie strategies into your next plan.
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Feb 14, 2019
Our 10 Favorite Strategic Planning Movies
Check out our top picks for movies that showcase successful strategic planning.
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Feb 12, 2019
Effective Collaboration: Planning a Foundation of Success
Learn how to set your project up for success by building a foundation of effective collaboration. Apply these principles to establish a project framework that will benefit from a team that is not jus...
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Feb 7, 2019
User Groups Live! is Coming
User Groups Live! is coming. Join Anaplanners from around the world on March 21st for the Anaplan Community’s inaugural international virtual meetup!
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Feb 4, 2019
Goal-Based Strategic Planning 101
Learn about the basics of strategic planning and setting goals that deliver desired results for your organization. Est. reading time: 7 mins
KayneSchwarz}
Community Manager / Created Feb 1, 2019
Connected Planning in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
In this guest opinion piece, Deloitte's Nick Vandersype explores the impact of Artificial Intelligence on the future of Connected Planning.
nickvandesype}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Jan 29, 2019
Get to Know the Community Team: Stan Gromer
For part four of our Get to Know the Community Team, we're highlighting Stan Gromer. Stan is the Community Administrator in the Minneapolis office and has been with Anaplan since ...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Jan 28, 2019
How to Plan the Ultimate Party: The Anaplan Way
It’s time to shake off the notion that work and personal tools can’t be used interchangeably. To prove it, we're putting our Anaplan Way methodology to the test to showcase how to plan the ultimate p...
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Jan 25, 2019
A Good Plan: How Much Detail Do I Need?
In this guest blog series, Anaplan partner Spaulding Ridge will examine what they have found to be integral parts of a good plan: the level of detail, the process, the people involved, the timing, an...
aaron_overfors}
Certified Master Anaplanner / Created Jan 23, 2019
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2018 was an exciting year for the Anaplan Community. As we prepare to build on this foundation, we want to celebrate some of the successes of the past year—YOUR successes as a community! Estimat...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Jan 11, 2019
Getting Better at Getting Ready: Scenario Planning for Competitive Advantage
What if you had, ready at hand, an instruction book that told you exactly what to do in the event of any kind of emergency? Read on for some key insights on Scenario Planning for your advantage from ...
RonDimon}
Occasional Contributor / Created Jan 15, 2019
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Rid your team of meeting fatigue with our five tried and true suggestions to increase productivity (and spark new life) into your next planning session. Estimated reading time: 3 ...
Courtney}
Valued Contributor / Created Jan 8, 2019
The Evolution of the Anaplan Community
From its humble beginnings, to all things “Anaplan,” to becoming the go-to spot for Connected Planning thought leadership, the Anaplan Community has had quite a ride. Let's look back at the evol...
emilydunn}
Community Manager / Created Jan 4, 2019
Plan for Success in 2019: 5 Tips to Achieve Your Goals
Help ensure your success by starting this year with a solid plan. Here are five tips to jump-start your 2019 goal-planning session. Estimated reading time: 2 minutes.
HollyRieke}
Community Manager / Created Jan 2, 2019
Community Roundtable: State of Connected Planning, Part 2
With the newly released State of Connected Planning report making the rounds, we asked our Community members for their insight on the trends found in the report. This is part two of ou...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Dec 21, 2018
'Twas the Night Before Planning
Santa's toy manufacturing and delivery enterprise is the largest the world has ever seen. With pressures on his supply chain increasing, can Santa keep up? Where can he turn when legacy tools fa...
AaronW}
Community Manager / Created Dec 18, 2018
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With the newly released State of Connected Planning report making the rounds, we asked our Community members for their insight on the trends found in the report. Estimated reading time: 7 m...
Miran}
Community Manager / Created Dec 14, 2018
Racing the Red Queen: 3 Planning Processes to Beat the Competition
Have you heard of the Red Queen effect? In this addition to our expert blogger series, George Veth (Founder & CEO of Adaptable, LLC) discusses how understanding Alice's journey through ...