Anaplan is all about complex scenario planning. Their robust solution is used for many kinds of planning processes and forecasting.
Within HR, Anaplan is used to turn workforce planning into an extension of the company's strategic, operational, and financial projects. HR organizations can connect with finances and business data, as well as third-party sources, in order to plan and visualize various workforce scenarios.
For instance, Anaplan can forecast attrition based upon past experiences, plan workforce movements, set and monitor headcount targets, and identify talent gaps. All this is done within an excel-like platform with rich analytics and statistical capabilities.
Anaplan has partnered with some of the biggest consulting firms on the planet, such as EY, Accenture, and Deloitte. They leverage their knowledge in planning and resources to help their customers with each project.
Anaplan offers several APIs in their platform, which are accessible to all plans.
Anaplan offers three plans, Basic, Professional, and Enterprise. These vary in their planning and modeling capabilities, but all of them are custom-priced depending on team size and needs.
Anaplan tries to set every customer up for success via their partners, CS representatives, and careful guidance from the first interaction on. They also have several resources in place, such as an extensive knowledge base, forums, a blog, and a resource library with more.
As far as customer support goes, they offer self-service, email, phone assistance, and live chat. They're also notable for having best-in-class security standards, such as SSO support and SAML 2.0 compliance.