Anaplan Model Quality Assessment: Enhancing Performance and Sustainability

Anaplan Model Quality Assessment: Enhancing Performance and Sustainability

By Marta Teneva

Anaplan Model Quality Assessment: Enhancing Performance and Sustainability

By Kristina Zhelyazkova

July 2, 2024

Today’s business environment requires robust and reliable planning models for informed decisions.  

Anaplan, a leading platform for Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and integrated business planning, offers powerful tools to help businesses manage their operations efficiently.  

However, the effectiveness of these tools heavily depends on the quality of the models built within the platform.  

This is where the Anaplan Model Quality Assessment service becomes indispensable. 

Why Anaplan Model Quality Assessment Matters 

The Anaplan Model Quality Assessment service is designed to ensure that your Anaplan models are optimized for performance, sustainability, and best practices. Over time, models can become complex and unwieldy, leading to performance issues that can impede decision-making processes. Regular quality assessments help in maintaining the integrity and efficiency of these models, providing several key benefits: 

Why Anaplan Model Quality Assessment Matters infographic. It highlights four key benefits: Performance Optimization, Sustainability, Best Practices Alignment, Actionable Insights, and Enhanced Business Alignment.

Performance Optimization 

As your business grows and evolves, so do your Anaplan models. Complex models with a large volume of data can slow down performance, leading to longer processing times and reduced productivity. Our assessment service identifies bottlenecks and areas of inefficiency, offering recommendations to streamline processes and enhance model performance. 


Sustainable models are those that can be easily maintained and scaled over time without becoming cumbersome. The assessment focuses on ensuring that your models are built to last, with a structure that supports future growth and changes. This includes evaluating model scalability, ease of maintenance, and adaptability to new business requirements. 

Best Practices Alignment 

Anaplan provides a set of best practices for model building and maintenance. However, with the pressures of day-to-day operations, it’s easy to deviate from these standards. Our experts evaluate your models against these best practices, offering insights and adjustments to bring them back in line with recommended guidelines, ultimately leading to more maintainable and scalable models. 

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Actionable Insights 

Beyond just identifying problems, our assessment service provides actionable insights and clear recommendations for improvement. This includes detailed reports outlining specific areas of concern and step-by-step guidance on how to address them. These insights help you make informed decisions on optimizing and maintaining your models effectively. 

Enhanced Business Alignment 

Models need to evolve alongside your business strategies and objectives. Our assessment ensures that your Anaplan models are not just technically sound but also aligned with your current business goals. This holistic approach ensures that your planning models support and drive your strategic initiatives. 

B EYE’s Anaplan Model Quality Assessment Process 

Our Anaplan Model Quality Assessment service involves a systematic and thorough evaluation process. Here is what our proven step-by-step approach looks like. 

B EYE’s Anaplan Model Quality Assessment Process flowchart. The process includes seven steps: 1. Initial Consultation, 2. Model Review, 3. Performance Analysis, 4. Sustainability Evaluation, 5. Best Practices Evaluation, 6. Report and Recommendations, and 7. Implementation Support.

Step 1: Initial Consultation 

We begin with a detailed discussion to understand your business needs, objectives, and specific concerns related to your Anaplan models

Step 2: Model Review 

Our experts perform a comprehensive review of your Anaplan models, examining their structure, data flows, formulas, and overall architecture. 

Step 3: Performance Analysis 

We conduct performance testing to identify slow-running processes and potential bottlenecks, offering targeted solutions to enhance processing speed. 

Step 4: Sustainability Evaluation 

We assess the sustainability of your models, focusing on their scalability, ease of maintenance, and adaptability to future business needs. 

Step 5: Best Practices Evaluation 

Your models are evaluated against Anaplan’s best practices, ensuring they are built and maintained to the highest standards. 

Step 6: Report and Recommendations 

We provide a detailed report summarizing our findings, along with actionable recommendations and a roadmap for improvements. 

Step 7: Implementation Support 

If needed, we offer support in implementing the recommended changes, ensuring a smooth transition and immediate benefits. 

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Optimize Performance with B EYE’s Anaplan Model Quality Assessment 

Incorporating the Anaplan Model Quality Assessment service into your regular maintenance routine is a strategic investment in the long-term success of your planning processes.  

By optimizing performance, ensuring sustainability, and aligning with best practices, this service empowers your business to make more informed, effective decisions.  

Whether you are experiencing specific issues or simply want to ensure your models are in top shape, our quality assessment service provides the insights and solutions you need to stay ahead in today’s competitive landscape.  

Call us today at +1 888 564 1235 (for US) or +359 2 493 0393 (for Europe) or fill in our form below to receive a free consultation and a custom proposal.   

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