Marketing

Marketing Resource Management

Anaplan
Plan and optimize marketing spend to create higher ROI from marketing plans. Define and track campaigns and budgets with instant visibility into predicted revenue generation based on historical marketing performance metrics, such as funnel conversion rates, deal size, and resources.

Information

Business Function
Marketing
Industry
All Industries
App Last Updated
Size
124 MB
Terms & Conditions

App stats

Modules
114
Roles
3
Formulas
395
Reports
22
Complexity
Advanced

Why Anaplan for Marketing Resource Management?

Gain control of your budget process by enabling top-down planning, and track bottom-up spend and forecast to understand your budget position in real time and easily reconcile with Finance.
Utilizing Anaplan’s marketing planning software, you can optimize the plan across key drivers to ensure maximum impact for your spend.
Build your marketing plans with focus on revenue generation by embedding historical sales data to see immediate revenue forecasts, ensuring delivery of fast and accurate revenue expectations to align to corporate objectives.
Embedded transfer and approval processes make it simple to deploy your budget and resources to higher-yield activities while ensuring key strategic goals are achieved.

Features

Pre-built application
  • Download and start with one click from the Anaplan App Hub
  • Customizable business rules to meet unique business requirements
  • Purpose-built marketing planning software application with built-in best practices
  • No technical knowledge or skills required to implement and deploy
General features
  • Business user–friendly planning and analysis platform for self-service modeling, reporting, planning, and budgeting
  • Flexible dimensions and hierarchies to create and modify lists and hierarchies as your business changes
  • Role-based, secure access for relevant insight, clear accountability, and informed decisions
  • Plain-language formulas (no coding) for fast, simple, and user-enabled budget planning and analysis
  • Top-down and bottom-up planning to cascade, roll up, and aggregate plans the way you need, when you need
  • Multi-currency support across plans, forecasts, reports, and dashboards
Multi-layered marketing hierarchy
  • Plan, budget, and report across the real marketing activities within the business by utilizing a comprehensive campaign hierarchy with roll-up capability for resources, budget, spend, and results
  • Define program, campaign, and activity types to monitor your marketing strategy
Performance management
  • Generate revenue forecasts based on marketing metrics connected to historical performance data
  • Integrate Sales and Marketing by ensuring the marketing plan provides the results to meet sales forecasts
  • Benchmark campaign performance against KPIs
Budget and spend thresholds for embedded internal compliance
  • Enable pre-approved spend thresholds to improve budget compliance
  • Create thresholds based on various drivers, including activity type, calculated ROI, or percent of budget available
Spend tracking
  • Spend against campaigns by utilizing your finance codes to allow for simple reconciliation end of month/quarter
  • Record commitments and actuals directly into the application or integrate with finance systems
  • Visualize burn-down charts of committed vs spent across campaigns, commitments, and other key business metrics
  • Understand your marketing budget position in real time
Budget transfers
  • Easily transfer budget across your organizational hierarchy to deploy funds to high-performing campaigns or to meet market demands without compromising existing commitments
  • View a record of all transfers
Modeling, “what-if,” and forecasting
  • Quickly create, share, and compare scenarios and “what-if” analyses on key marketing and sales performance metrics
  • Unlimited “what-if” scenarios for proactive insight and better choices for immediate and longer-term impact
  • Periodic or rolling forecasts using “copy version” that quickly automate combining data from previous plans, budgets, and actuals
  • Marketing revenue contribution forecasting to model and see revenue impact of potential decisions before they are made
Salesforce integration (user interface/data)
  • Import Salesforce accounts and opportunities and create revenue forecasts quickly and easily based on historical campaign and opportunity data
  • Display Anaplan in a Salesforce user interface tab, providing transparency between the two applications
  • Bi-directional integration between Salesforce and Anaplan, including account, opportunity, and custom objects
Dashboards, reporting, and analytics
  • Built-in dashboard, reporting, and analytics capabilities with data visualization components (e.g., charts, graphs, maps, etc.)
  • Dashboards and reports are updated immediately
  • Analyze budget and forecasted revenue across the organization to make better decisions with actionable insights
Data integration
  • Data integration with any upstream system using pre-built connectors (e.g., CRM, ERP, HRIS, BI, etc.)
  • Leverage well-documented APIs for data integration
  • Built on one common platform to enable integration across all applications in the business
  • Import data into the system using CSV and text file format
  • Export data into Excel® or PDF
Microsoft Office integration
  • MS Office integration (Excel®, Word®, PowerPoint®)
  • Create account segmentation and scoring analysis spreadsheets in Excel®, Word®, and PowerPoint®
User interface
  • Modern, intuitive, and easy-to-navigate user interface design created with the business user in mind
Real-time updates and reports
  • Real-time updates to dashboards and reports
Role-based security
  • Single, continuously monitored multi-tenant cloud platform and infrastructure
  • Role-based security and user management
  • Single sign-on
  • Auditing of changes, including data and metadata
  • Data segregation; no commingling
  • Disaster recovery and full data inscription
  • Ongoing testing and auditing of security and privacy
  • ISO 27k certified and/or SOC-audited facilities
Cloud solution
  • Reduce IT costs and resources by leveraging a marketing planning software application that was purposely built for the cloud with reliability, security, and compliance in mind (i.e., not an on-premise solution moved to the cloud)

Terms and conditions

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