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Anaplan & Cornerstone Performance Management sign channel deal

15 Jun 18

Anaplan’s Australia and New Zealand partner network has just become a little more diversified after signing on Cornerstone Performance Management as its latest channel partner.

Anaplan delivers purpose-built software to enable dynamic, collaborative, and intelligent planning. It will now bring Cornerstone’s world-class management and systems consulting services that help customers analyse, visualise, and manage their business.

Cornerstone Performance Management currently delivers business and information management solutions so some of the world’s most recognised brands in Australia and Asia.

Anaplan’s director of Channels A/NZ Chris Wilkins explains the partnership further:

“We are delighted to welcome Cornerstone Performance Management to the Anaplan A/NZ partner community at this critical point in digital business transformation.  
 
“The company is one of Australia’s expert organisations in the provision of data-driven solutions for finance, sales and supply chain environments and takes a holistic approach to project management of business performance management solutions.  We look forward to the additional market knowledge and solutions expertise which their skilled team of consultants will bring to our customers moving forward.”

According to Anaplan, companies of all sizes in markets as diverse as supply chain, property management retail and online e-commerce, are looking for productivity improvements across their operations.   

Anaplan’s cloud planning platform enables an organisation to run virtually any planning process by connecting data, people, and plans in every part of a business. Connected planning can be achieved at any scale - from a single use case within one business unit to enterprise-wide connected planning across hundreds of processes, and everything in between. 

Cornerstone Performance Management’s managing director Piers Wilson adds, “Our proven and practical delivery approach combined with Anaplan’s connected planning solutions makes this a truly value-added partnership.  

“The relationship with Anaplan will enable Cornerstone Performance Management to further capitalise on the growing interest for cloud-based planning and performance management across Australia while at the same time facilitate our team of consultants and integration specialists to optimise the delivery of these application to our customers.”

Cornerstone Performance Management is owned by The Cornerstone Group, which operates in Australia and PMsquare which operates throughout Asia. The Group delivers Budgeting & Forecasting, Business Intelligence and Information Management solutions to over 250 organisations in the region.

Anaplan has 20 offices, 175 partners, and more than 850 customers worldwide. It recently signed on three other partners in Australia, including Lánulas Consulting, Trident, and Vuealta Asia Pacific.

“All these new partners have deep domain expertise in corporate performance management and supply chain planning as well as a commitment to partner in trusted relationships,” commented Wilkins at the time.