Anaplan - Top 13 Alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: May 21, 2021

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The competitors for Anaplan include Adaptive Planning and Prophix.

Prophix includes a comprehensive planning suite to support corporate performance management. Its features include revenue & cash flow planning, project & capital expenditure planning as well as strategic planning to support budgeting & forecasting. In addition there is personnel planning for resource cost optimization, and support for profitability analysis to improve both sales & operations decision making. Prophix also includes a strong business analytics portfolio that supports dashboards, scorecards and market benchmarks as well.

In comparison while Anaplan addresses similar financial planning aspects, the product extends into sales and operations planning as well. In sales this includes planning for territory & sales quotas, trade promotions, as well as incentive compensation. While in operations there are options for project & site development planning, as well as demand planning to optimize customer requirements. Companies can choose to utilize existing planning models or use the product’s dynamic modeling interface to develop their own planning applications.

Adaptive Planning provides a similar solution to Anaplan but includes support for rolling forecasts which can update the planning process dynamically with real time data updates. Additionally the product can handle capital asset planning to improve allocations. Adaptive Planning also supports modeling for multiple organizational instances and provides self service portals with data analytics for individual planning requirements.

Anaplan on the other hand offers integration with Salesforce, includes workflow automation in a collaborative platform and supports mobile device access as well. Additionally companies can take advantage of its multi-dimensional planning feature to model various requirements of different organizational levels.

2021's Top Anaplan Alternatives

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Anaplan that are worth checking out: Budget Maestro for SMBs, Oracle Hyperion for large size business, Infor SyteLine for growing companies, and AccelOps for startups and SMBs.

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Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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Anaplan
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
89/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
24
Best for SMBs
Budget
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
87/100
Pricing
6.4/10
License pricing
$10,000 per year
Functionality
29
Review
Best for Enterprise
Oracle
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
4.2/10
License pricing
$9,995 per license
Functionality
14
Review
Growing
Infor
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
86/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$150 per user/month
Functionality
38
Review
Free version
AccelOps
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
83/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$16 per user/month
Functionality
15

1. Budget Maestro - Best for SMBs

Budget Maestro is an alternative Business performance management software, Budget Maestro installed on-premises or used cloud based, Anaplan can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Budget Maestro, with a pricing score of 6.4 is considered more expensive to implement than Anaplan with a score of 5.6.

Budget Maestro is rated 4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Budget offers 29 main features). compare head to head: Budget Maestro Vs Anaplan

2. Oracle Hyperion - Best for Large Business

Oracle Hyperion is an alternative Business performance management software, Oracle Hyperion installed on-premises, Anaplan can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Oracle Hyperion, with a pricing score of 4.2 is considered less expensive to implement than Anaplan with a score of 5.6.

Oracle Hyperion is rated 4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Oracle offers 14 main features). compare head to head: Oracle Hyperion Vs Anaplan

3. Infor SyteLine - Best for Growing Companies

Infor SyteLine is an alternative Business performance management software, Infor SyteLine cloud, Anaplan can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Infor SyteLine, with a pricing score of 2.6 is considered less expensive to implement than Anaplan with a score of 5.6.

Infor SyteLine is rated 4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Infor offers 38 main features). compare head to head: Infor SyteLine Vs Anaplan

4. AccelOps - Best for NO Budget or Start up Companies

AccelOps is an alternative Business performance management software, AccelOps installed on-premises or used cloud based, Anaplan can be used on-premises and on the cloud. AccelOps, with a pricing score of 2.8 is considered less expensive to implement than Anaplan with a score of 5.6.

AccelOps is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (AccelOps offers 15 main features). compare head to head: AccelOps Vs Anaplan

5. IBM Planning Analytics

IBM Planning Analytics is an alternative Business performance management software, IBM Planning Analytics installed on-premises or used cloud based, Anaplan can be used on-premises and on the cloud. IBM Planning Analytics, with a pricing score of 2.2 is considered less expensive to implement than Anaplan with a score of 5.6.

IBM Planning Analytics is rated 4.2 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (IBM offers 5 main features). compare head to head: IBM Planning Analytics Vs Anaplan

6. Prophix

Prophix is an alternative Business performance management software, Prophix installed on-premises or used cloud based, Anaplan can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Prophix, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than Anaplan with a score of 5.6.

Prophix is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Prophix offers 7 main features). compare head to head: Prophix Vs Anaplan

7. Tagetik 4-0

Tagetik 4-0 is an alternative Business performance management software, Tagetik 4-0 installed on-premises or used cloud based, Anaplan can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Tagetik 4-0, with a pricing score of 10 is considered more expensive to implement than Anaplan with a score of 5.6.

Tagetik 4-0 is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Tagetik offers 29 main features). compare head to head: Tagetik 4-0 Vs Anaplan

8. ILOG JRules

ILOG JRules is an alternative Business performance management software, ILOG JRules cloud, Anaplan can be used on-premises and on the cloud. ILOG JRules, with a pricing score of 6.4 is considered more expensive to implement than Anaplan with a score of 5.6.

ILOG JRules is rated 3.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (ILOG offers 4 main features). compare head to head: ILOG JRules Vs Anaplan

9. Axiom EPM

Axiom EPM is an alternative Business performance management software, Axiom EPM installed on-premises, Anaplan can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Axiom EPM is considered same cost to implement (Pricing not available) as Anaplan, both with a pricing score of 5.6.

Axiom EPM is rated 4.9 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Axiom offers 3 main features). compare head to head: Axiom EPM Vs Anaplan

10. RESULTS.com

RESULTS.com is an alternative Business performance management software, RESULTS.com used on the cloud, Anaplan can be used on-premises and on the cloud. RESULTS.com, with a pricing score of 4.6 is considered less expensive to implement than Anaplan with a score of 5.6.

RESULTS.com is rated 4.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (RESULTS.com offers 15 main features). compare head to head: RESULTS.com Vs Anaplan

11. BetterWorks Enterprise Goals Platform

BetterWorks Enterprise Goals Platform is an alternative Business performance management software, BetterWorks Enterprise Goals Platform used on the cloud, Anaplan can be used on-premises and on the cloud. BetterWorks Enterprise Goals Platform, with a pricing score of 4.4 is considered less expensive to implement than Anaplan with a score of 5.6.

BetterWorks Enterprise Goals Platform is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (BetterWorks offers 3 main features). compare head to head: BetterWorks Enterprise Goals Platform Vs Anaplan

12. OpaConnect

OpaConnect is an alternative Business performance management software, OpaConnect installed on-premises or used cloud based, Anaplan can be used on-premises and on the cloud. OpaConnect, with a pricing score of 5 is considered less expensive to implement than Anaplan with a score of 5.6.

OpaConnect is rated 4.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (OpaConnect offers 3 main features). compare head to head: OpaConnect Vs Anaplan

13. Appian BPM

Appian BPM is an alternative Business performance management software, Appian BPM installed on-premises or used cloud based, Anaplan can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Appian BPM, with a pricing score of 3.6 is considered less expensive to implement than Anaplan with a score of 5.6.

Appian BPM is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Appian offers 5 main features). compare head to head: Appian BPM Vs Anaplan

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.