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Likelihood to Recommend

Anaplan

Anaplan is great for collaborative planning and complex business models that require frequent updates and quick feedback. Ease of use, ease of development, deployment & maintenance accelerates business adoptionIt's not a great reporting or analytics tool. Limited model sizes limit the capability to capture large data sets and need for Data Warehouse for plan over plan & historic analysis and reporting
Rama Narravula | TrustRadius Reviewer

Teradata Vantage

Teradata is the premier analytic platform. If you need to enable real-time access to multiple terabytes/petabytes of your organization's data to help you make real-time decisions in a way that translates into real dollars in sales and strengthened customer relationships then there is no better choice. Teradata is NOT an OLTP appropriate database and it may not be the best place to process all your data but as far as enabling your Analytic enterprise Teradata is always going to provide the best ROI for medium and large enterprises and now with new cloud integration even small enterprises can have the advantages of Teradata that used to be only available to the larger enterprises.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

Anaplan
7.7
Teradata Vantage
Customizable dashboards
Anaplan
7.7
Teradata Vantage

Report Output and Scheduling

Anaplan
8.4
Teradata Vantage
Publish to PDF
Anaplan
8.8
Teradata Vantage
Report Versioning
Anaplan
8.5
Teradata Vantage
Report Delivery Scheduling
Anaplan
7.7
Teradata Vantage

Access Control and Security

Anaplan
9.1
Teradata Vantage
Role-Based Security Model
Anaplan
9.1
Teradata Vantage

Mobile Capabilities

Anaplan
7.3
Teradata Vantage
Responsive Design for Web Access
Anaplan
8.3
Teradata Vantage
Dedicated iOS Application
Anaplan
6.7
Teradata Vantage
Dedicated Android Application
Anaplan
7.3
Teradata Vantage
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Anaplan
6.8
Teradata Vantage

Budgeting, Planning, and Forecasting

Anaplan
8.7
Teradata Vantage
Long-term financial planning
Anaplan
8.3
Teradata Vantage
Financial budgeting
Anaplan
8.9
Teradata Vantage
Forecasting
Anaplan
8.8
Teradata Vantage
Scenario modeling
Anaplan
9.0
Teradata Vantage
Management reporting
Anaplan
8.6
Teradata Vantage

Consolidation and Close

Anaplan
7.2
Teradata Vantage
Financial data consolidation
Anaplan
8.4
Teradata Vantage
Journal entries and reports
Anaplan
7.9
Teradata Vantage
Multi-currency management
Anaplan
6.2
Teradata Vantage
Intercompany Eliminations
Anaplan
6.0
Teradata Vantage
Minority Ownership
Anaplan
6.0
Teradata Vantage
Local and consolidated reporting
Anaplan
8.3
Teradata Vantage
Detailed Audit Trails
Anaplan
7.6
Teradata Vantage

Financial Reporting and Compliance

Anaplan
8.5
Teradata Vantage
Financial Statement Reporting
Anaplan
9.0
Teradata Vantage
Management Reporting
Anaplan
8.7
Teradata Vantage
Excel-based Reporting
Anaplan
7.4
Teradata Vantage
Automated board and financial reporting
Anaplan
9.0
Teradata Vantage

Analytics

Anaplan
8.3
Teradata Vantage
Personalized dashboards
Anaplan
9.0
Teradata Vantage
Color-coded scorecards
Anaplan
8.3
Teradata Vantage
KPIs
Anaplan
8.0
Teradata Vantage
Cost and profitability analysis
Anaplan
8.6
Teradata Vantage
Key Performance Indicator setting
Anaplan
8.7
Teradata Vantage
Benchmarking with external data
Anaplan
7.0
Teradata Vantage

Integration

Anaplan
8.3
Teradata Vantage
Flat file integration
Anaplan
8.5
Teradata Vantage
Excel data integration
Anaplan
8.0
Teradata Vantage
Direct links to 3rd-party data sources
Anaplan
8.5
Teradata Vantage

Pros

Anaplan

  • Allows the business to link different planning streams into one place
  • Gives users a single source to view data, no more comparing offline templates in excel
  • Intuitive new UX that allows us to be more customizable when tailoring to needs of end-users
Scott Eckman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Teradata Vantage

  • Very capable enterprise data warehouse platform leveraging the MPP architecture. One of the leaders in the market in MPP space today
  • High performance data ingestion and query engine
  • Utilities like QueryGrid allows for data federation, BTEC and FastLoad etc allow for high performance data ingestion and processing
  • Ideally being used for ELT type data integration, with push down optimisation where complex logic is processed using the power of Teradata appliance than the ETL server
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Anaplan

  • Enablement -- Anaplan should invest more in both its training capability and training content. Anaplan is not the most difficult tool to learn, but having more foundation in this area would make the ramp-up process significantly easier
  • Storage -- Anaplan is not a data warehouse. This is understandable given data warehousing is not their primary value proposition, but many times we run close to the storage limits of Anaplan, and it would be great if Anaplan had different storage size options for its workspaces.
  • User Interface -- Anaplan's user interface could be streamlined and improved to become more intuitive and accommodate more shortcut keys.
Matthew Kuo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Teradata Vantage

  • Expensive (why go with it when you have similar setup thru big data technologies like Hadoop?)
  • No concept of Unstructured Data; everything is inline to what Oracle provides.
Bharadwaj (Brad) Chivukula | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Anaplan

Anaplan 8.2
Based on 3 answers
I don't think we could function without the collaboration capabilities built into Anaplan that replaced disparate Excel files in the workforce planning model
Joe Bradbury | TrustRadius Reviewer

Teradata Vantage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Anaplan

Anaplan 8.2
Based on 2 answers
There is a dependency in this rating - in that I find Anaplan extremely easy to use, but I've spent the necessary time developing a strong understanding of the platform. Once you understand how to use it, the platform is flexible, easy to use, and fun to use.
Chris Friederich | TrustRadius Reviewer

Teradata Vantage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

Anaplan

Anaplan 10.0
Based on 2 answers
In nearly 3 years, I have only had 1 issue of being unable to access my model for an unplanned maintenance. Even planned maintenance windows are handled during low traffic hours on the weekend.
Joe Bradbury | TrustRadius Reviewer

Teradata Vantage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Anaplan

Anaplan 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Everything is calculated in memory in the cloud. It's nearly instantaneous updates when you make changes. The only time things get a little slow is when you have a massive model with very intricate calculations...but "slow" for Anaplan is not what I would call "slow" for something like Hyperion. We used to have Hyperion calcs that ran for 60 mins before you could use data. The equivalent would be 60 seconds in Anaplan.
Joe Bradbury | TrustRadius Reviewer

Teradata Vantage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Anaplan

Anaplan 9.1
Based on 5 answers
I feel like the support team is a little lacking in product knowledge. Several times I have contacted them to get help, and ended up finding a solution to my own problem before the team could get back to me with anything useful. I have also submitted a few bugs, and never got updates to when they were fixed in later releases.
Joe Bradbury | TrustRadius Reviewer

Teradata Vantage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

In-Person Training

Anaplan

Anaplan 3.0
Based on 1 answer
The in-person training is simply not worth the cost. After a few weeks of playing in Anaplan, I went to the basic training and knew more than the person teaching it. a year down the road, I was the first person to complete the advance training, and again could have been teaching the class better than the person running the session. Spend some time on your own trying out different things and you will get all the understanding you need to be successful.
Joe Bradbury | TrustRadius Reviewer

Teradata Vantage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Online Training

Anaplan

Anaplan 5.0
Based on 1 answer
I'm giving this a 5 simply for the anapedia outline of calculations. The online videos and trainings leave a lot to be desired, but having anapedia around to help you understand calculations has been helpful. The drawback to anapedia is the depth they go into for calculations, it is lackluster at times. Because of that, I have been working through a much more in-depth look at each calculation on my website for users to reference: http://www.anaplanguru.com/formulas/
Joe Bradbury | TrustRadius Reviewer

Teradata Vantage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Anaplan

Anaplan 6.7
Based on 24 answers
Agile methodology and breaking the work down into sprints was very helpful. Implementation required a deeper dive into our data than expected for the consultants to be able to construct the data model. But once it was in place, the focus on knowledge transfer enabled us to be able to use the product effectively after the team rolled off.
Steve Ridgley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Teradata Vantage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Anaplan

During the selection process at the end of 2012, we were thinking of Excel as the main tool, or an in-house software built by ourselves, however, this would have taken us ages, so we checked what is available on the market. Anaplan was a small start-up at that time, but it helped us to ensure we can customize the software to our needs.
Szilvia Havasreti | TrustRadius Reviewer

Teradata Vantage

Teradata is the leader in Data Warehousing bar none based on independent experts like Gartner and our experience aligns with this.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Anaplan

Anaplan 7.0
Based on 1 answer
It's going to handle most of what you can throw at it. The problem lies in the sparsity of some datasets. When you have over 5ish dimensions of sparse data, the size of the model gets bloated for not much value. In several cases, I have had to adapt my model to account for sparsity in a way that minimized use of space, but also made interacting with the data more cumbersome.
Joe Bradbury | TrustRadius Reviewer

Teradata Vantage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Anaplan

  • Anaplan has been good to plan future fiscal years, by doing the planning in here and seeing the financial impact certain variables can produce it is easier to make decisions within the company such as hiring, eliminating certain costs etc., to achieve the financial results as set in the company goals.
  • Dashboards have been really helpful for the financial executives as very specific data can be analysed and presented in the dashboards focused to specific financial teams, so it is easier to see the actual results and forecasts.
  • On the negative side, since Anaplan is a complex tool to handle, it is better to have a dedicated resource or resources to the handling in Anplan. Regular business analysts could not handle their regular tasks and doing complex configurations in Anaplan without the help of well trained Anaplan resources, extra dedicated resources are needed to work with Anaplan.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Teradata Vantage

  • Excellent performance on reports
  • We were able to report on all the different large amounts of data across departments with the help of Teradata Enterprise Data Warehousing
Hemant Prabhakar Patil | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Anaplan

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Teradata Vantage

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Anaplan
8.8
Teradata Vantage
8.2

Likelihood to Renew

Anaplan
8.2
Teradata Vantage

Usability

Anaplan
8.2
Teradata Vantage

Reliability and Availability

Anaplan
10.0
Teradata Vantage

Performance

Anaplan
9.0
Teradata Vantage

Support Rating

Anaplan
9.1
Teradata Vantage

In-Person Training

Anaplan
3.0
Teradata Vantage

Online Training

Anaplan
5.0
Teradata Vantage

Implementation Rating

Anaplan
6.7
Teradata Vantage

Scalability

Anaplan
7.0
Teradata Vantage

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