9 out of 10 businesses still use spreadsheets today to plan and budget. Error prone, disconnected, non-collaborative, time-consuming and insecure; not a solution for today’s business world. But there is another way.
Anaplan and element61 would like to invite you for a seminar, in which you will hear how PwC transformed their budgeting and forecasting process, using Anaplan’s cloud based planning solution. You will also see how your organisation can:
• Automate your financial planning and budgeting process for faster results
• Develop long-range plans that connect strategic scenarios with financial impact
• Seamlessly combine financial and operational drivers, and integrate planning at scale across your entire enterprise
Join us on Tuesday April 26 th, 2016 at Bulthaup, Zaventem from 12.00 to 18.00 to Discover Anaplan’s realtime integrated business planning capabilities and how PwC (PriceWaterhouseCoopers) Belgium uses Anaplan to automate their budget process and get immediate results.
12.00 - 13.30 Walking Lunch
13.30 - 13.45 Welcome & introducing element61
by Stijn Vermeulen, Managing Partner Business Analytics, element61
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 to these seismic shifts.
by Marco Van Oosterhout, Managing Director Anaplan Benelux
14.15 - 14.45 Re-designing the budget and forecasting process at PwC
Interview with PwC’s Finance team : we’ll explore the strategic drivers behind the financial redesign, the impact on the PwC budgeting process and the project roles of the team members.
by PwC Anaplan project team & Bjorn Van Damme, Partner Business Analytics, element61
14.45 - 15.15 Budgeting and forecasting in action at PwC
During this session PwC will explain and demonstrate how the Anaplan application allows for a detailed driver-based forecast, budget and long term plan P&L view. Each individual P&L line is built bottom-up, applying drivers and assumptions, and resulting in a planning model that allows for simulation and versioning.
by Sandy Aers, Finance Director, PwC
15.15 - 15.45 Coffee break
15.45 - 16.30 Real time integrated business planning using Anaplan (Live demo)
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. A great session to help you visualise how to achieve Unstoppable Planning in Sales, Finance, Operations, Marketing and HR.
by Mark Deprez, Head of Solution Consulting EMEA, anaplan & Bjorn Van Damme, Partner Business Analytics, element61
16.30 | 17.00 Replacing your spreadsheet planning model by Anaplan in 30 minutes
Take a first-hand look at how Anaplan allows business users to quickly create and update models. You will see Anaplan’s flexible modeling concepts and fast app-building user interface in action.
by Mark Deprez, Head of Solution Consulting EMEA, anaplan
17.00 | 18.00 Closing notes and Cocktail