SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Anaplan, a leading platform provider driving a new age of connected planning, today announced a significantly strengthened relationship with Deloitte, one of the world's largest professional services organizations. The two organizations committed to an accelerated growth plan to help drive the value that joint customers achieve with Anaplan's connected planning platform in finance, sales, and supply chain.
"We are thrilled to work even more closely with Deloitte to share the connected planning message with the market," said Anaplan President and CEO Frank Calderoni. "Customers tell us that connected planning is a key driver of successful digital transformation, and this strategic alliance with Deloitte will help us deliver the benefits of connected planning to even more customers worldwide."
Deloitte will endeavor to make investments to strengthen its Anaplan capability. These include certifying additional Anaplan consultants; using the Anaplan platform as one of the core components in its digital transformation offering; and developing sales-, finance-, and supply chain–specific planning solutions based on its deep operational knowledge. Deloitte enters into similar accelerated growth plans with alliance relationships when the opportunity exists to drive significant impact to clients.
Anaplan was recently recognized as a leader for its planning platform in Gartner's 2017 Magic Quadrant for Sales Performance Management,1 Gartner's 2017 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Strategic Corporate Performance Management (SCPM) Solutions,2 and the "The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Performance Management, Q4 2016"3 report by Forrester Research, Inc.
"The Anaplan platform can enable enterprises to make better-informed plans and business decisions, and its potential benefits extend to the people charged with executing those plans and decisions," said John Malikowski, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP. "Deloitte is pleased to work more closely with Anaplan to help companies achieve digital transformation."
Anaplan is driving a new age of connected planning. Large and fast-growing organizations use Anaplan's cloud platform in every business function to make informed decisions and drive faster, more effective planning processes. Anaplan also provides support, training, and planning transformation advisory services. Anaplan is a privately held company based in San Francisco with 16 offices and over 150 expert partners worldwide. To learn more, visit anaplan.com.
Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands, including 80 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle market companies. Our people work across more than 20 industry sectors to deliver measurable and lasting results that help reinforce public trust in our capital markets, inspire clients to make their most challenging business decisions with confidence, and help lead the way toward a stronger economy and a healthy society.
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1 Melissa A. Hilbert and Tad Travis, "Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sales Performance Management," March 28, 2017.
2 Chris Iervolino and John Van Decker, "Magic Quadrant for Cloud Strategic Corporate Performance Management Solutions," Gartner, June 29, 2017.
3 Paul Hamerman, "The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Performance Management 2016 Q4 2016," October 6, 2016.