Inc. (NYSE: PLAN), a pioneer in Connected Planning, today unveiled an
updated platform user experience and a new mobile app for access to
relevant business data on the go. Revealed at Anaplan’s premier customer
Planning Xperience 2019 in San Francisco, Anaplan’s visually
engaging and easy-to-use platform transforms enterprise planning with a
collaborative, actionable, and accessible digital experience across
devices and solutions.
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Echo Global Logistics, a leading provider of technology-enabled
transportation and supply chain management services, uses the Anaplan
platform for enterprise-wide budgeting, forecasting, and planning. The
company reduced its budget cycle by approximately 50% year over year,
saving more than six weeks of time by leveraging the flexibility and
intuitive nature of the platform across the enterprise to build complex
business scenarios and engage in real-time analysis.
“With Anaplan, we are doing things that we couldn’t do before,” said
Brett Lukowicz, Director of Finance at Echo Global Logistics. “On top of
the existing value of the platform, we are excited for the new user
experience to deliver increased efficiencies in our planning process by
making it easier for our more than 100 users to actively engage in
planning and collaborate in real time.”
Anaplan’s new platform experience allows users to update plans quickly,
visualize impacts in real time, and make decisions confidently. For
example, sales representatives can update sales opportunity forecasts in
real time on the mobile app, providing sales leadership rapid visibility
to sales attainment and financial performance.
Anaplan’s new and enhanced features include:
A new, modern user interface (UI) that facilitates
enterprise-wide planning and drives personalized experiences for every
user of the Anaplan platform. Users enjoy visually impactful, highly
customized views and reports to drive insightful planning and analysis
for every business group throughout the enterprise.
A redesigned home screen that provides a personalized
experience so users can build plans and execute quickly, access
customized views and multidimensional reports, and increase
productivity with faster, direct access to the most important
information and applications.
A mobile application for iOS and Android that enables decision
making on the go, with a highly responsive and secure experience that
simplifies the informed decision-making process across devices.
Workflow improvements including tasks, notifications, and
guided experiences that take users exactly where they need to be for
quicker execution and more collaborative planning.
“The new user experience of the Anaplan platform unlocks the power of
Connected Planning and extends the reach of the platform,” said Sampath
Gomatam, Senior Vice President of Product at Anaplan. “The workforce of
the future needs access to technologies that enable them to make
real-time, data-driven decisions. Our seamless new user experience
allows companies to democratize decision-making by making intelligent
planning technology accessible to everyone.”
The new user experience for the Anaplan platform is now available for
early adopters and the mobile app is available in beta upon request. To
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Anaplan, Inc. (NYSE: PLAN) is pioneering the category of Connected
Planning. Our platform, powered by our proprietary
Hyperblock™ technology, purpose-built for Connected Planning, enables
dynamic, collaborative, and intelligent planning. Large global
enterprises use our solution to connect people, data, and plans to
enable real-time planning and decision-making in rapidly changing
business environments to give our customers a competitive advantage.
Based in San Francisco, we have over 20 offices globally, 175 partners,
and more than 1,150 customers worldwide. To learn more, visit anaplan.com.