Anaplan is a 100 % cloud solution that offers planning, budgeting, forecasting and consolidation capabilities to its customers.

The name is derived from two words: Analytics and Planning. The company was founded in 2007 by Guy Haddleton and Michael Gould -both CPM industry-veterans- , and after four years of development they officially launched their platform in May 2011. Today Anaplan has 9 offices spread across the globe and already has accumulated more then 15 000 users.

Anaplan strongly fosters its four core values in its platform:

  • Disruption innovation to enhance user experience
  • Speed matching the acceleration rate of change in the global business world
  • Accountability respect towards customers, employees and partners
  • Integrity reliable, honest and innovative

The core of the Anaplan platform is their patented Hyperblock architecture, combining cube, column database and cell technology. The result is a single modelling environment for the entire organization. Massive models can be calculated at impressive speeds.

Due to its unique architecture with in-memory capabilities, the platforms has excellent performance combined with high availability that matches traditional on premise solutions. This has attracted an interesting customer base in a short period of time, with names such as McAfee, HP, Boston Scientific, Nokia, Sales force, Janssen and Diaego.


element61 strongly believes in the strategy and vision of Anaplan and is the first certified partner in Belgium to offer professional services to its customers. Due to the strategic partnership and the investments in training & certification of our consultants, element61 has the most experienced Anaplan team in the local market.

Contact us to learn more about Anaplan and our Anaplan Competence Center or visit the Anaplan website.