January 31, 2013: Carlson Management Consulting today announced it was awarded Most Innovative Implementation – Partner of the Year by Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in cloud-based business analytics solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes. The Most Innovative Implementation – Partner of the Year award recognizes outstanding achievement in client implementations. The Innovative Implementation Award is a special recognition to acknowledge the partner that has demonstrated unique and innovative ways of implementing Adaptive Planning at a customer site. This is a solution that went beyond the typical model and required some creative problem-solving to meet client’s needs. Adaptive Planning announced its award winners at the company’s Worldwide Partner Forum, an annual gathering of key partners from around the world to share strategies and best practices and to continue to accelerate business opportunities for Adaptive Planning solutions.
Carlson Management Consulting is part of Adaptive Planning’s leading network of more than 400 worldwide partners serving a customer base of more than 1500 customers in 80 countries. This partner channel influences 50 percent of the company’s rapidly growing business, which experienced a 90 percent growth in new software bookings in 2012.
“We strive to develop innovative and streamlined approaches to solving our client’s budget and forecasting challenges and the Adaptive Planning platform provides us excellent flexibility to meet our client’s needs.”
“Carlson Management Consulting had a great year in 2012 and we are honored to accept this award of Most Innovative Implementation – Partner of the Year. We strive to develop innovative and streamlined approaches to solving our client’s budget and forecasting challenges and the Adaptive Planning platform provides us excellent flexibility to meet our client’s needs. The tool provides a powerful alternative to static, inaccurate spreadsheets on the low end and expensive, cumbersome enterprise software on the high end. We look forward to our ongoing partnership with Adaptive Planning and continued growth in 2013,” said Ethan Carlson, President.
“At Adaptive Planning we deeply value our customer and partner relationships,” said Carolee Gearhart, Vice President of Global Channels & Partners at Adaptive Planning. “Our partner network is key to our global expansion. We congratulate Carlson Management Consulting as a major contributor in helping us achieve record business and customer growth this past year. Their focus and commitment to providing innovative implementations and exceptional service to our mutual clients goes above and beyond what is normally considered part of a system implementation and dramatically increases the system benefits to their clients.”
Adaptive Planning’s global partner program’s unique approach to partner engagement is the key to program and partner success. Adaptive Planning’s marketing, sales and professional services teams truly collaborate with partners across a number of activities including demand generation, webinars, regional seminars and workshops, sales opportunities, add-on sales, services and implementation. The result is a mutually beneficial relationship through which both parties achieve business goals.
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