Press Release: CorPlan Welcomes New Customers and Growth of the Team

Following an exceptionally strong finish to the first half of the year, CorPlan are excited to welcome new team members to our growing analytics practice.

Oceania Dairy, Project Lead MacMillan has been working with CorPlan on the implementation of the IBM Planning Analytics for a Supply Chain Planning and Optimisation solution: “When dealing with the CorPlan team, you know you are working with a team that really understands your challenges and bring solutions to the table. CorPlan have integrated seamlessly into our business. It is great being part of the CorPlan customer community”

Matthew Hill, Director states “It is great to see a number of new customer signings this first-half, as many organisations look to analytics to support their decision-making processes. To support the demand for our services, I am delighted to welcome new team members to the CorPlan family.”

Joining the team include Senior Consultants; Sylvain Gremaud, Daniel Sun, and Fuji Faden from Fusion 5. Also joining are James Lovering, CorPlan’s first Christchurch-based consultant supporting Southern customers, and we welcome Gayathri Dharmapuri in the Auckland office. All CorPlan consultants have 5+ years’ experience in delivering the IBM Planning Analytics solutions (TM1) and other IBM Business Analytics offerings and have a strong focus on business outcomes and customer satisfaction.

“Tim Bowen, CFO from Squirrel, who has recently acquired the IBM Planning Analytics (TM1) solution from CorPlan, states: “The CorPlan team were well aligned to our core values. As an organisation we invest in smart tech, which creates less admin and more value to our customers. The IBM Planning Analytics (TM1) solution coupled with the experience and capability of the CorPlan team ensures we are well placed to stay ahead of the pack with information management and planning & forecasting in the mortgage advisory, peer-to-peer lending and investment management marketplaces, and have complete clarity about where we are heading”

Upper Hutt City Council’s Financial Controller, Warren Smith selected CorPlan and IBM Planning Analytics as: “We have been impressed with CorPlan’s engagement with the Council across all areas. The team have helped identify and solve the challenges with our planning and reporting processes, and we look forward to a long-term strategic relationship with CorPlan.”

As a Global IBM Data, Analytics and AI award winner, many organisations are reaching out to the CorPlan team to help support their move away from manual, error prone, time-consuming spreadsheet-based processes.

“We have a number of additional open positions to fill. We are very fortunate to have many opportunities with our customers, the biggest challenge we have currently is the supply of skilled and experienced consultants. Our focus is shifting towards education and enablement of the workforce, to support the demand for analytics and AI solutions, while also targeting top Analytics and Performance Management talent in New Zealand”, says Matthew Hill.

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