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Supporting Connected Planning and Your Anaplan COE

An Anaplan Center of Excellence (COE) is a dedicated and centralized team within your organization that focuses on maximizing the value and effectiveness of your Anaplan investment.


Protect Your Investment

Establishing an Anaplan COE is an fundamental component to the success of your Anaplan investment. Your COE will serve as a shield against potential inefficiencies and challenges that could arise during the course of Anaplan implementations.

By centralizing expertise and encouraging knowledge sharing, your COE will help ensure best practices are followed consistently across the organization, minimizing the risk of errors and suboptimal utilization.

This standardized approach enhances the efficiency of Anaplan processes and safeguards the integrity of your data and the accuracy of your insights.

Achieve Anaplan Excellence

Strategic Alignment

COEs ensure every effort contributes to achieving your overarching business objectives.


A COE facilitates the scaling of Anaplan and offers strategies for managing complex implementations.

Quality Assurance

COEs establish governance practices that ensure data integrity, security, and compliance with regulatory standards.

Risk Reduction

Standardized practices and governance protocols minimize the risk of errors and inconsistencies in models.

Change Management

COEs facilitate smoother transitions during updates, upgrades, or changes in personnel.

Long-term Sustainability

A COEs focus on best practices and continuous improvement ensures long-term relevance and effectiveness. 

“The Anaplan Center of Excellence at Duckhorn [Vineyards] is the first line of support for model builders and users throughout the company. They don’t have to look online or reach out to others. We put them on the right track, or if they need more assistance we help them build exactly what they want.”

~ Erik Schau, Senior Business Analyst

Everyone Plays a Role in Successful Connected Planning

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Roadmap to Anaplan Excellence

We are dedicated to helping you harness the full potential of Anaplan to drive innovation, efficiency, and growth across your organization.
Our COE development serves as the guiding light for your Anaplan journey, outlining the strategic path to ensure successful adoption and ongoing utilization of this powerful platform.
Through meticulous planning, continuous learning, and proactive collaboration, we aim to empower your teams to make informed decisions, streamline processes, and optimize performance.

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Critical COE Development Stages

Hundreds of customers have established an Anaplan Center of Excellence as it is fundamental in ensuring a solid foundation to enable true Connected Planning, as well as maximizing investment in the Anaplan platform.

Though every CO
E is unique, customers follow very similar paths regardless of their industry, size, location, and Anaplan footprint. The maturity curve of a COE can be simplified into 9 critical developmental stages:

Get Started with Your COE

Let's have a conversation about how we can assist you in constructing your Anaplan Center of Excellence (COE).

Whether you're just starting out or looking to enhance your existing COE, our expertise and guidance can be instrumental in your journey.

Our team of Anaplan SMEs have a deep understanding of Anaplan's capabilities and the best practices for COE development.

We'll provide you with insights, recommendations, and proven methodologies to accelerate your COE's establishment.

Let's work together to create an Anaplan COE that not only supports your current planning initiatives but also paves the way for future growth and innovation.

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