Store Planning and Distribution in Anaplan

Store Planning and Distribution with Anaplan

Each week, Accelytics' finance experts dive into a financial planning challenges that today's businesses are facing. In this episode, Accelytics' finance experts discuss Store Planning and Distribution, focusing on a problem statement from a real client RFP.

This client was searching for technology solution that would enable its retail team to optimize scheduling by accounting for historical sales, sales goals, leads, and promotions in the scheduling of their workforce while also providing analytics/insights that can inform the appropriateness of compensation goals based on schedules. The system would need to integrate with other 3rd party systems.

Mike & Steven discuss the outcomes, including connecting the enterprise, data driven staffing, workforce retention and trust in the data. Along with this, they take you on a quick tour of Anaplan to showcase how it can aid an organizations store staffing, planning and demand.

In this segment, Mike and Steven:

  • Overview of the client's problem statement and situation
  • Discuss main objectives: connecting the enterprise, data driven staffing, workforce retention and trust in data
  • Anaplan's business value with Store Planning and Distribution
  • A walkthrough of Store Planning and Distribution in Anaplan

Presented By Mike Newberry and Steven Gnatovich:

Mike Newberry is a finance executive with 25 years of multi-industry corporate and big 4 consulting experience. He is a high-level business partner with exceptional strategy and operations expertise with the ability to generate insightful financial analyses that tell a clear and actionable story to guide C-Suite decision-making and drive business performance.

Steven Gnatovich is a finance subject matter expert and Director at Accelytics. Steven has spent the last 5 years working in multi-dimensional modeling on the Anaplan platform. While his subject matter expertise is in finance, he has implemented Anaplan solutions across myriad industries and use cases. He has a unique ability to be able to synthesize how technology environments at his customers fit together and where the entire ecosystem can be improved. Connect with him on LinkedIn.

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