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Connected Planning with Anaplan

  • Use change to your advantage!
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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 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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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.

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.

Build a financial planning model in just 20 minutes!

Empower your business and discover how easy it is to get started with Anaplan

Anaplan is an innovative 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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valantic Project approach

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 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.

Out-of-the-box FP&A accelerator on Anaplan

Demo video

In the financial sector in particular, companies must react faster than ever to keep up with constantly changing market events. Previous planning methods often have large gaps and are too slow to convert market challenges into competitive advantages.

The Connected Planning Platform Anaplan enables scenarios to be quickly adapted to changing environmental influences, thereby linking corporate goals with financial plans and operational business – completely independent of IT!

Get valuable insights into how you transform your finance operations for better, faster decision-making and competitive advantage in the 7-minute FP&A accelerator on Anaplan demo video.

Welcome to our S&OP demo video series

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

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

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

  1. 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. 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.

  3. 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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Thu. 07.12.2023

From 11:30 am to 12:15 pm

Pigment – the new player in the market

Next-generation integrated business planning platform: Do you want to discover the future of data analytics and business planning? Pigment is the solution for your business, enabling you to save valuable time on preparing data and focus on analyzing them. Find out how Pigment can help you reaching your business goals, automating tedious manual tasks, performing data analysis and thus support you in making informed decisions.

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Webinar on demand
FP&A Webinar Series 2023

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.

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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: 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!

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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

Marc Philipp

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