• Workforce Planning with Anaplan

People are the most valuable strength of an organization. Anaplan helps to translate operational and tactical plans to the need for manpower and talent. This ensures seamless collaboration between business units and gives you the ability to realize your plans with the right skilled people at the right time.

By Willem van Os, April 2020

Workforce Planning with Anaplan

What is Workforce Planning?

Workforce is one of the most valuable assets of many companies worldwide. Not just in terms of costs, but even more in terms of business adding value. Workforce creates the competitive advantage of organizations, what makes strategic workforce planning an important aspect of business planning.

Challenges in the planning process

To achieve your company’s goals, you want to recruit, develop and retain the best talent for the job. It’s often a challenge to keep human resource management at the desired level of quality while working with outdated tools or planning in spreadsheets. We often see organization struggling with the many variables around this subject, embedded in strategies and choices of multiple business functions. These Workforce Planning challenges are often carried by the HR department, but actually felt within the entire organization.

It can be hard to synchronize the companies strategies and scenarios with the Workforce planning. Information is spread across the organization, and scenarios are changing often due to changing business environment.

In the cases at the bottom of the page you can read how we have helped The Greenery with their workforce challenges.

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Workforce Planning with Anaplan

A Workforce planning should always be aligned with the business and with the financials. When more data becomes available, misalignments between departments can occur, complicating the strategic alignment between HR and other departments.

With optimized workforce planning applications in Anaplan we offer tailored made solutions built in flexible and centralized applications that enable collaboration, process efficiency and better understanding of workforce associated costs.

Connected Workforce Planning

The benefits of Connected Planning are strongly presented when filling in your workforce in Anaplan. HR, finance and business planning are linked for a reliable, flexible and efficient way of workforce management and people planning. In both the short and long term, you will gain insight into your workforce in a clear and quick manner, in order to be able to realize operational and tactical plans with the right people.

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Want to know more about Workforce Planning with Anaplan?

Are you curious about all the possibilities that Workforce Planning offers? Or are you curious about what this Anaplan solution can do for your organization? Book a Discovery Session with our Anaplan experts! In 30 minutes, we will show you how Workforce Planning helps translate operational and tactical plans into workforce and talent requirements. There is room for questions during the session, and you can indicate which components you would like to know more about.

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