Companies will combine core strengths to enable end-to-end sales performance management (SPM) for worldwide customer base
(Austin, TX) June 11, 2013 - OpenSymmetry, a global sales performance management (SPM) consulting firm, today announced it will partner with Anaplan, a leading provider of cloud-based applications, enabling closed-loop sales planning, analytics, reporting, and transaction processing for sales and finance organizations worldwide. The partnership will help customers move beyond incentive compensation management (ICM) and focus on building an end-to-end SPM strategy based on the most innovative technology solution available today. As a result, customers will be able to quickly automate sales processes, achieve greater system flexibility, attract and retain top sales talent and deliver real-time business intelligence through robust analytics.
“Partnering with OpenSymmetry, we give our customers the best combination of technology, strategy and implementation services to maximize return on SPM investments,” said Frederic Laluyaux, president and CEO of Anaplan. “Our cloud-based platform is a perfect fit for companies looking to augment their existing SPM investments or to start fresh with an innovative new approach. OpenSymmetry is a great partner to help customers understand options and move quickly into execution.”
The Anaplan platform fully supports the core pillars of SPM and will enable organizations to better manage their territory and quota processes, identify and convert leads into sales, and reduce commission spend to improve the bottom line. By combining Anaplan’s innovative technologies with OpenSymmetry’s proven implementation expertise, the two companies will deliver end-to-end SPM assessment and implementation services to help clients achieve their aggressive sales and business goals.
“Anaplan’s comprehensive cloud-based technology is an extremely valuable asset to our sales and finance customers,” said Lonnie Scully, global channel director at OpenSymmetry. “By combining our core strengths, OpenSymmetry and Anaplan are providing another way for customers to build a strategic SPM solution using the technology and implementation services that best meet their needs.”
Anaplan is a cloud-based, in-memory modeling and planning platform for finance, sales and operations. Its applications enable business users across organizations to intuitively and dynamically test and operationalize their plans, manage complex multi-dimensional models, collaborate across functions and regions, and share insights and content via the built-in community. Anaplan and its partners have introduced a series of packages for finance, marketing, operations, human resources, as well as a complete sales performance management applications suite, which includes quota, territory and commissions management, real-time quote and price optimization. To learn more about Anaplan, please visit http://www.anaplan.com or on Twitter:@anaplan
OpenSymmetry is a global sales performance management (SPM) consulting firm delivering end-to-end performance management solutions consisting of both strategic and technical services that enable customers to transform their sales performance solutions into actionable results.
Founded in 2004, OpenSymmetry is headquartered in Austin, Texas with offices in London, Sydney, Johannesburg, Chennai and Kuala Lumpur. Clients range from SMB to Fortune 500 companies in the Communications, Financial, Health/Life Sciences, and IT/Distribution industries. For more information about OpenSymmetry, please visit www.opensymmetry.com