OpenSymmetry Holds Joint Event with Anaplan in Singapore

November 04, 2014

We held a joint event with Anaplan and Hewlett-Packard in Singapore on 8 October 2014 at Singapore’s Pan Pacific Hotel.  The breakfast roundtable had an elite group of sales leaders from technology companies discussing the challenges around talent retention for sales organizations in the APAC Region and how to mitigate those issues for 2015.

While I spoke on the topic of ‘Sales Performance Management as Your Competitive Advantage’, David Padgett, APAC Vice President of Anaplan Asia, shared insight on optimizing the planning process which is particularly relevant for managers who have large sales teams. Wrapping up the event was Tony Alizzi, Director of APJ Sales Compensation Operations, Hewlett-Packard Company, presenting how to take a strategy and turn it into a success with a case study on how they have revolutionized their Sales Operations to help retain talent and out perform.

I always enjoy these roundtables as it gives me a chance to learn the daily challenges of leaders and organizations, as well as understand what “keeps them up at night.” One concern that continues to arise is retaining top talent for sales organization.  Companies are looking for solutions to ensure they can retain their top sales performers, as well as, alleviate their next tier of talent. We hope that all our combined sharing provided some insight to the attendees on how they can address this issue.

For OpenSymmetry, this event also coincided with several important developments in Singapore. Among which is the announcement of a new office in Singapore to support our growing customers and business in APAC. Establishing the Singapore office will help put us closer to our clients and strategic partners and strengthen our presence in the region to provide a full range of Human Resource, Finance and Sales solutions and services both locally and in the wider Asian markets. As the market leader in delivering Sales Performance Management solutions, OpenSymmetry is growing rapidly in expanding this expertise to support corporate and human performance management integrated solutions. So stay tuned for more details.

Amid all this great activity in APAC, we are also preparing for Anaplan Hub World Tour 11 -12 November 2014 in London.  As a silver sponsor for this event, you will find us immersed in various activities.  Stop by our booth to learn how OS can help your organization be on a proven path to rapid results and accelerate business performance with Anaplan’s solutions.  You will also have the opportunity to enter to win a super car experience.  Click here to learn more about Anaplan Hub World Tour and to register.

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