Seminar: Unstoppable Planning with Anaplan

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Date(s) - 21/04/2016
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Hotel Football

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Thursday 21th April, 9:00-13:00
Hotel Football, Manchester

9 out of 10 businesses still use spreadsheets to plan, budget, analyse, and report. However, spreadsheets are notoriously error prone, disconnected, non-collaborative, time-consuming and insecure.

Is this the solution for today’s business world?

There is another way…

Innovar and Anaplan invite you to join this seminar, in which you will hear how UK industry leaders Rentokil and Curver transformed their budgeting and forecasting process, using Anaplan’s cloud based planning solution.

Still using spread sheets to forecast, budget and plan? During this seminar you will discover how, with Anaplan, you can say goodbye to error prone spread sheets, automate rolling forecast, react instantly to changes in your business environment and have a complete, transparent view of your business’ planning.

Anaplan are a world leading planning solution that is disrupting the world of planning by delivering powerful, scalable, interconnected planning capabilities straight into the hands of the business, rather than through IT…

Take back control of your planning


Speaker Sessions

Trisha Haughey,
Group Finance Development Director at Rentokil Initial will discuss what is happening at the leading edge of budgeting, planning and forecasting process innovation.

Hear from James Craner, Director of Finance at Curver UK, on the transformation of their sales forecasting and rolling forecasting process.


9.00 Registration Opens

9.30 – 10.00 Unstoppable Planning
In this session, we’ll discuss the accelerating pace of digital disruption – and the latest innovations in enterprise-wide planning that are helping organisations to respond.
(Anaplan / Innovar)

 10.00 – 10.30  A Day in the Life – Planning in Action
During this session we will showcase how Anaplan can help enterprise-wide planning and forecasting, demonstrating how to achieve inter-connected and real-time management of business planning in a fast changing world.

(Steve Taylor, Senior Solution Consultant a Anaplan)

10.30 – 11.00 The Future of Financial Planning
What is happening at the leading edge of budgeting, planning and forecasting process innovation? And how has Rentokil harnessed this.
Trisha Haughey,
Group Finance Development Director at Rentokil Initial

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 – 12.00 Sales Forecasting in the Cloud
Hear how Curver UK has transformed their sales forecasting and rolling forecasting process to better understand the profitability of the business.
James Craner, Director of Finance at Curver UK

12.00-12.45 Replace your spreadsheet planning model 

Take a first-hand look at how Anaplan allows business users to quickly create and update models. You will see flexible modeling concepts and fast app-building user interface in action.

12.45 Q & A hosted by Paul Baron of Innovar and Dominic Travis of Anaplan

13.00 LUNCH
Join us for lunch to discuss further how your planning could take off in the cloud.


The Venue: Hotel Football, Manchester

Hotel Football Manchester is located opposite Old Trafford Football Stadium and close to Media City and Manchester City Centre. Hotel Football is owned by former players Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, Phillip Neville and Gary Neville. At Hotel Football Manchester each contemporary guestroom comes with a 40-inch plasma TV including all of the Sky Sports channels and a bathroom with rain-effect shower. Complementary WiFi access is available and also has car parking. We have arranged a reduced delegate rate if you require accommodation the night before the seminar. Please contact us for details.