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Anaplan Accelerator: Telecom Planning & Analytics

Accordion’s Telecom Planning & Analytics Anaplan Accelerator is fully built P&L planning solution tailored to the telecom industry, including: subscriber forecasting, ARPU analytics and what if analysis, driver-based telecom expense planning, workforce comp planning, and fully featured comparative reporting.

Forecast Drivers, Manage APRU, and Understand Key Telecom Revenue Metrics

  • Subscriber based revenue modeling and forecasting
  • Ability to plan by Product and Service with multiple reporting views (base product: Internet, Phone, and TV and service line: Enterprise, SMB, Residential)
  • ARPU planning and analytics leveraging historical data and insight
  • Cost of Service planning to understand profitability impact

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Manage Workforce Expenses by Person & Position

  • Plan employee costs by employee person and position
  • Bulk hire capabilities to fill call center and seasonable support departmental plans
  • Make use of key assumptions such as benefits, tax, and merit rates to build out an accurate personnel forecast
  • Integrate HR roster and payroll data for a quick yearly projection
  • Plan for departmental moves, attrition, and new hires

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Streamline Expense Planning Using Drivers and Assumptions

  • Promote accountability by deriving expenses based on configurable telecom related drivers
  • Reduce manual planning input and use historical data trends to populate forecasts
  • Overlay, adjust, or input directly to GL accounts to supplement a driver-based plan

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Analyze and Make Decisions with Dynamic Reporting

  • Report on subscriber growth by region, product line, and offering
  • View the P&L at a high level and drill down for more detail,
  • Understand year-over-year performance and variances
  • Analyze key telecom business metrics and KPIs
  • Create easily accessible departmental P&Ls for standard consumption
  • Monitor real-time, high level work flow to understand where departments are at in the their planning process

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Accordion's Anaplan Solution Accelerators

In addition to the “Telecom Planning & Analytics” accelerator featured above, Accordion offers a variety of “Anaplan Accelerators” prebuilt to expedite your deployment process, improve ROI, and reduce implementation risk. Explore them:

Accelerated P&L Planning (APP)

A fully built P&L planning solution based on best practices: driver-based forecasts, historical trending, insightful analytics, and comparative reporting.

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Financial Consolidations & Analytics (FC&A)

A fully built financial consolidations solution based on best practices: aggregation, intercompany eliminations, cash flow reporting, non-standard ownership, journal entries, insightful analytics, and flexible FX.

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Hospitality Management

An Anaplan solution tailored for the management and analysis of hospitality industry planning, including: key metric analysis, occupancy rate and price forecast, and P&L reporting.

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Enterprise Compensation Planning

A dynamic workforce planning and management solution for both top-down and bottom-up planning including: driver-based forecasting, what-if scenario planning, and employee compensation management.

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Gross-to-Net Chargeback Forecasting & Analytics

An automated chargeback modeling solution that streamlines the gross-to-net planning process, including: unit trending, calculating distributor fees, returns, and rebates, along with full chargeback and gross-to-net analytics.

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Real Estate Management & Forecasting

An Anaplan solution built for businesses in the real estate sector, including: a high level summary dashboard, detailed key metric analysis, property management, depreciation scheduling, and more.

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Capital Asset Management

An Anaplan solution for in-depth asset management for businesses in any sector, including: a high-level summary dashboard, full capital asset planning, detailed expense breakdowns, depreciation scheduling by asset, financing analysis, and more.

Anaplan Accelerator: Capital Asset Management

Title (Publisher) Planning

A title planning solution custom built for the publishing industry, including: gross-to-net ISBN and title series forecasting, historical unit trending, royalty calculations, and full P&L reporting.

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SaaS Revenue Modeling

An Anaplan solution built for SaaS businesses to easily source CRM data and drive real-time forecasting, including: CRM Integration, opportunity management, renewal management, and ad conversion forecast pipeline summary.

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Meet (Some of) Accordion's Anaplan Experts

Nick Mascia
Nick Mascia
Director | Master Anaplanner

Nick is an Director with close to a decade of FP&A planning and system implementation experience for companies across various industries and sectors. As a certified Master Anaplanner, he specializes in delivering end-to-end Anaplan implementations for planning and modelling needs that fall under the umbrella of the CFO's team.  Read more

Joe McLoughlin
Joe McLoughlin
Director | Master Anaplanner

Joe is a Director with more than four years of financial planning and forecasting implementation experience with Anaplan. His expertise includes leading Anaplan projects for a wide variety of clients ranging from publicly traded Fortune 500 organizations to private equity-backed companies.  Read more

Rebecca Pfender
Rebecca Pfender
Solution Lead | Master Anaplanner

Rebecca is a Solution Lead with nearly seven years of experience in system implementation and project management. As a certified Anaplan Solution Architect, certified Master Anaplanner, and Scrum Master, Rebecca has worked with clients spanning from Fortune 500 to smaller private companies.  Read more

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