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Connected Planning with Anaplan

Connected Planning from Anaplan enables companies to make better decisions in real time. The innovative platform enables informed planning and adaptation in dynamic business environments.

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Anaplan sets new standards for networked business planning

Financial Planning | Sales Planning | Integrated Planning | Sales & Operations Planning | Sales & Incentive Planning

Business planning is facing a paradigm shift. Fast-moving digital processes, rising volatility, and global and organizational changes are leading to ever-increasing complexity. Traditional planning and old-established processes often reach their limits. In our connected planning workshop, you will learn how you can benefit from continuous change thanks to networked planning.

Successful thanks to networked processes: The Anaplan platform is based on Hyperblock™ technology developed specifically in-house for the networking of planning. This technology enables you to create dynamic, collaborative, and intelligent planning, and it links your data, processes, and users across departments. Large, global companies are already using the Anaplan solution to connect their employees, data, and plans.

The result: Anaplan’s Connected Planning takes place in real time, enabling companies to make better, informed decisions, even in rapidly changing business environments.

For years, Anaplan has been a strategic partner to valantic. Our experienced consultants are certified Model Builders & Solution Architects who work according to Anaplan best practices and coach

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Whitepaper: Why companies should rely on Connected Planning now!

How can you take advantage of constant change right away? Using practical examples, we will show you how companies are confronting the challenges of today’s planning.

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That's why there's no way to avoid connected planning

Whether sales, marketing, supply chain or finance: We speak from experience when we remark that as planning processes are gradually integrated and brought together to create end-to-end planning processes, new requirements continue to emerge. The project preparation may have been so thorough.

There is a wide range of connected planning platforms and vendors, which makes it difficult to identify the right solution for your business. For valantic – as a vendor-agnostic consulting partner – a clear favorite for connected planning projects has emerged across many use cases: Anaplan.

Your benefits at a glance:

  • Fast and IT-independent implementation
  • Reduction of work and time
  • Role-specific customization ensures acceptance and ease of use
  • Ideal technical basis for planning innovations

Anaplan also scores points with almost unlimited flexibility. For us, this is a basic requirement so that planning to efficiently accommodate rapid company developments. Enhancement of models in Anaplan does not require any programming knowledge. Process control and developments remain in the hands of the specialist departments and modelers. valantic’s comprehensive project approach, which not only conveys knowledge, but also intensively and sustainably supports its transfer into practice, was tailored to the implementation of projects in Anaplan.

There are many different areas of application for Anaplan. Almost every planning process can be mapped in it. While many other planning platforms can generate reports or consolidate actual figures just as well, Anaplan’s real strength lies in its assessment of the future. Thanks to the uncomplicated generation of flexible views and scenarios based on statistical predictive models, the use of advanced predictive analytics and artificial intelligence, Anaplan casts light into the shadows – in a collaborative process – and creates the ideal conditions for agile decision-making. In addition, Anaplan customers can benefit from over 200 pre-defined planning models in almost all industries and areas of application, as well as free training courses.

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Marcus Schlag
Anaplan Allicances Director, Anaplan

”valantic is a leading company in the field of digital transformation and consulting. Our relationship with our partners is one of our most valuable assets. valantic's knowledge of finance, supply chain, and human resource planning, and its deep industry experience help companies improve their performance and overcome challenges. As an Anaplan Partner Plus with several certified specialists, valantic is one of our most important partners in the DACH region.“

Marc Philipp Managing Director, valantic Business Analytics Swiss

Marc Philipp
Managing Director, valantic Business Analytics Swiss

”Anaplan is a pioneer in connected planning and offers the most flexible planning platform available today. The platform is innovative, collaborative, intelligent, and just as excellent as our partnership.“


The right Connected Planning implementation partner ist critical

valantic always supports its business partners as well as possible and works with them with determination to help strategic projects succeed.

Our Anaplan consultants… 

  • are well-trained and certified by the provider
  • Have deep industry and technical understanding of your planning processes,
  • have extensive experience in planning projects in numerous core industries, including retail, pharmaceuticals, logistics, insurance, and fashion
  • support the necessary cultural and organizational change as experienced change managers,
  • Make the claim to be No. 1 and always exceed your expectations.
Anaplan Trailblazer Partner of the Year Award 2023-24

You want to choose the ideal strategic planning solution for your company? ​

Select one of our planning kickstarter workshops and make your first steps within Anaplan!​

We want to ensure that a new planning solution fits your processes, solves your pain points and enables you to plan and scale more efficiently in the future.

Kickstarter Workshop with Anaplan

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Half day try-out workshop​

In this half day workshop, we prepare a use case topic of your choice based on our pre-existing models to focus on the most important points during our time together. We will spend time in the Anaplan UX.​

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Full day deep-dive workshop​

In this full day workshop, we will either use an existing model or create a new model using your current planning template. We show how Anaplan works technically in the backend, starting from a blank sheet of paper, as well as the Anaplan UX.​


Financial Planning & Analytics in Anaplan

Transform your financial processes sustainably for better, faster decision-making and real competitive advantage.

In the financial sector in particular, companies need to react faster than ever to keep pace with constantly changing market conditions. Existing planning solutions often have significant gaps and are not agile enough to turn market challenges into real competitive advantages for the company. The Anaplan Connected Planning Platform enables rapid adaptation of scenarios to changing environmental factors and thus links corporate goals with financial planning and operational business – completely independently of corporate IT!

Watch our short FP&A demo videos to gain valuable insights into how Anaplan can help you sustainably link your business goals with financial plans.

  • Episode 1: Out-of-the-box FP&A accelerator on Anaplan
  • Episode 2: Intercompany Elimination
  • Episode 3: Long Range Planning

Would you like to get more insights into FP&A in Anaplan? Stay tuned for the next episode, coming soon!

FP&A: Episode 1 FP&A Episode 2: Intercompany Eliminations FP&A Episode 3: Long Range Planning

Build a financial planning model in just 20 minutes!

Anaplan is an innovative connected planning software designed to transform the way your business operates. Anaplan offers a low-code environment that allows for easy adoption and empowers both you and your team to take charge of your planning processes.

With our co-building approach and focus on client involvement, we ensure that you not only learn the system but also become self-sufficient, eliminating the need for expensive IT overhead costs.

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Watch our Anaplan demo video that showcases how to build a financial model in just 20 minutes. Witness firsthand the speed, agility, and accuracy that Anaplan brings to your connected planning processes. By exploring this demonstration, you’ll discover the possibilities and gain valuable insights into the capabilities of the platform.

So, are you ready to experience the full potential of Anaplan? Book your personal, interactive, and free of charge session with one of our valantic Anaplan experts and discuss the possibilities of a joint PoC to simplify planning, take ownership of your processes, and propel your business forward.

Whitepaper Anaplan Success Factors

Your personal guide:
valantic Key Success Factors

Learn first-hand from our Anaplan consultants how to sustainably transform your finance office for reliable and networked corporate planning.

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Webinar on demand: FP&A with Anaplan

Webinar on demand: FP&A Webinar Series (EN)

Future-Proofing Financial Planning – Empowering Companies with Adaptive FP&A

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A Strategic Guide to Modernizing Financial Planning and Analysis

This whitepaper ventures into the realm of FP&A, shedding light on its pivotal role in guiding corporate strategy.

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Our success stories in the area of FP&A

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Success Story Swarovski - Connected Planning

Connected financial planning solution at Swarovski

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SBB’s Passenger Division networks with Anaplan partial planning, reduces complexity, and is now able to simulate

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SBB’s Passenger Division networks with Anaplan partial planning, reduces complexity, and is now able to simulate

Sales & Operations in Anaplan

Get exclusive insights on how to maximize the potential of your S&OP process!

Leverage the expertise of our seasoned consultants in our engaging S&OP video series! In each short video of 5-10 minutes, our experienced valantic professionals guide you through the best practices and share their practical insights on maximizing the potential of your S&OP process.

Witness firsthand how Anaplan, a flexible and scalable platform, can revolutionize your operations as our consultants demonstrate the process in action.

  • Episode 1: Demand Planning with Anaplan
  • Episode 2: Optimizer with Anaplan
  • Episode 3: Inventory Planning with Anaplan

Want to get more insights on S&OP in Anaplan? Stay curious about the next episode coming out soon! 

S&OP in Anaplan: Demand Planning S&OP in Anaplan: Optimizer FP&A | Inventory Planning with Anaplan

Our success stories in area of S&OP

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On Improves Transparency, Connectivity, and Forecasting Accuracy of its Planning Processes With Anaplan

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Amann Girrbach increases efficiency and performance of sales planning

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Merchandise Financial Planning in Anaplan

The key role of networked planning in the agile retail world

Connected planning is crucial in today’s fast-paced Retail industry. Anaplan empowers stakeholders by providing a connected and user-friendly platform that streamlines budgeting, forecasting, and decision-making processes, fostering efficiency and strategic insights in the retail landscape. Our Merchandise Planning Video Series provides insights into an end-to-end merchandise planning cycle. It kicks off by focusing on the basics of merchandise financial planning, breaking down how Anaplan enhances pre-season planning, and accelerates decision-making in retail. 

Watch our demo videos on ‘Merchandise Financial Planning’ that shows how Anaplan integrates seamlessly into everyday planning tasks, offering retailers an easy and connected platform. 

  • Episode 1: Top-Down Financial Planning Process with Anaplan
  • Episode 2: Merchandise Planning Forecasting with Anaplan
  • Episode 3: Assortment Planning with Anaplan
  • Episode 4: Long Range Planning

Would you like to get more insights into MFP in Anaplan? Stay tuned for the next episode, coming soon!

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Webinar on demand: Merchandise Management

Webinar on demand: Anaplan Adivsory Series about Merchandise Planning

Anaplan experts unveil efficient methods for merchandise management and planning by addressing common challenges and showcasing how enhanced merchandise flows can directly impact your daily operations.

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Successfull Merchandise Management

Retailers must ensure that the desired products are available in the right quantities at their points of sale. Effective merchandise management relies on clear processes, organization and system support to…

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Workforce Planning in Anaplan 

Mastering efficient workforce planning for tomorrow's HR department 

Many companies today can only estimate how many people work for them on a given day. When it comes to looking into the future this becomes even more problematic as outlooks regarding revenue targets and other headcount driving factors can vary. The result is a finance driven headcount planning approach. Oftentimes this leads to suboptimal allocations and great talent as well as opportunities are lost in the process. In addition, the management has no understanding regarding cost drivers of personal costs when this “hire to budget” approach is used.

Watch our Workforce Planning demo videos and learn how Anaplan can help you fostering enhanced collaboration across your organization and empowering the HR function to be the key player in realizing strategic initiatives while having full transparency on cost drivers.

  • Episode 1: Out-of-the-box Workforce Planning Accelerator in Anaplan

Stay tuned for all upcoming episodes!

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Successful Anaplan integration


Seamless integration of Anaplan into your existing IT system landscape

As your integration partner, valantic will guide you through the process of identifying your needs, evaluating options and ensuring successful implementation.

Learn more about the various integration options with the connected planning platform Anaplan and get a free Q&A session with valantic’s data integration specialists.

Anaplan Plug-In Video Series

Part 1: Excel Plug-in

Fast decision making is a critical factor in today’s business environment. Save time and effort with Anaplan’s Excel plug-in. 

Say goodbye to manual data entry and welcome seamless integration between Excel and Anaplan. This 2-way solution allows you to import and export data effortlessly. Customise plans, link to formulas or manual adjustments, and watch your changes sync back to Anaplan.  

Watch the 4-minute Anaplan’s Excel Plug-in video to get valuable insights into how to transform your day-to-day operations for better, faster decision making and real competitive advantage. 

Installing the Excel add-in is a breeze – download it from the Anaplan website after checking the system requirements. 

That's why companies should act now!

Work more efficiently, gain faster insights, increase security, reduce risk

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    Make better decisions

    Linking data, decision-making processes, and users creates the basis for more effective and efficient planning. Thanks to a collaborative real-time planning process on a user-friendly planning platform, stakeholders at all levels benefit from improved information.

  2. 2

    Create competitive advantages

    Traditional planning approaches cost time and money because they are inflexible and not tailored to your company. With networked planning, you can respond faster to change, manage complexity, and adapt plans at any time. Companies with integrated planning processes enjoy not only operational but also financial benefits.

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    Technical requirements for implementation are minimal

    Because Anaplan is cloud-based and IT-agnostic, no technical arrangements have to be made. The IT department does not have to spend resources on implementation or operation. Anaplan co-exists seamlessly with third-party systems that can be connected easily. Thanks to “business-owned” processes, they remain independent and flexible.


Excellence in know-how transfer – also in webinars. Below you will find a selection of webinars on the topics of Connected Planning with Anaplan.

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Live Event Wed. 01.05.2024 From 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

OutSystems Developer Day New York City

Join us May 1st for a one-day event where technology and community converge. Stay updated with the latest developments and trends in the OutSystems platform.

OutSystems Developer Day New York City
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Live Event Tue. 11.06.2024 to Thu. 13.06.2024

SAP Sapphire Barcelona 2024

Learn how you can enable a sustainable business, increase process efficiency, and benefit from end to end best practices at SAP Sapphire 2024 in Barcelona.

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Webinar on demand

FP&A Webinar Series

Join us for our first exclusive webinar out of the FP&A series, "Future-Proofing Financial Planning: Empowering Companies with Adaptive FP&A," where we dive into the world of modern financial budgeting and forecasting and discover the power of adaptive FP&A.

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Individual Coaching

SAP S/4HANA Prep-Workshop “Smart”

Put marketing aside for a change – independent SAP S/4HANA experts will advise you on the strengths of S/4HANA, migration scenarios and key innovations.

SAP S/4HANA Prep-Workshop “Smart”
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Individual Coaching

SAP S/4HANA “Deep Dive” workshop

In our SAP S/4HANA "Deep Dive" workshop, you will get an overview of the relevant innovations, including an individual roadmap with specific recommendations for action. What exactly will change for your business processes?

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Webinar on demand

Sales & Operations Planning with wayRTS/waySuite

The high-performance realtime S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning Software waySuite/wayRTS assists companies with production planning and scheduling of all value-creation levels. With wayRTS, planning becomes transparent, which allows users to make simple interventions with automatic planning support.

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Webinar on demand

Webinar on demand: Case Study with Bizerba – perfect Customer Experience with Solution Quotes in SAP CPQ

Finally create beautiful and inspiring offers easily and quickly! Does the solution for your customer often consist of products, installation and maintenance service, as well as consumables? Bizerba shows how you can combine all of this into one offer and thus provide the solutions your customers need, increasing customer satisfaction and even delighting your own users!

Webinar on demand: Case Study with Bizerba – perfect Customer Experience with Solution Quotes in SAP CPQ
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Webinar on demand

What’s new in Anaplan?

Webinar series: Exclusive insights, tips and tricks from our Anaplan expert | The year 2023 has already started with some exciting innovations in the connected planning platform Anaplan and many more updates are already in the pipeline! Are you an Anaplan Model Builder or Solution Architect and want to learn in a concise 30-minute session about the latest updates?

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Marc Philipp Managing Director, valantic Business Analytics Swiss

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