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Why work with Bedford?

"Bedford people are not just techies and not just talkers: they know when to roll up their sleeves and get the graft done. We consider ourselves lucky to have worked with Bedford and plan to do so for the foreseeable future"


- Dr Chris Edwards , EMEA FP&A Operations Manager, AIG

Anaplan is an operational planning and business performance platform that allows organisations to analyse, model, plan, forecast, and report live in the cloud.


Used by Aviva, McAfee & Activision, Anaplan was launched in 2006 by the people who brought you Adaytum. As a platform, Anaplan has brought a new way of thinking (and doing) for business analytics users. It is the new generation of information management tools: the future.

IBM Cognos

IBM Cognos 10 delivers the complete range of business analytics capabilities: forecasting, planning, budgeting, reporting, analysis & dashboarding on a single, service-oriented architecture (SOA).


Read more about the Cognos platform here >>

22nd October 2014


Bedford Director, Stephen outlines four Big Data management tips in his latest blog.


20th October 2014


Spreadsheet errors are costly: Tibco Software has just lost $100m from a spreadsheet mix-up. Read about it here.


09 October 2014


Register for upcoming Anaplan Hub 2014 here


29th September 2014


The 2014 FP&A Technology Survey has been released. It suggests: 10% of companies are in the market for a new FP&A solution in the next 12 months. See the survey results here




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Bedford Consulting is an Advanced IBM Cognos and Anaplan Business Partner specialising in the provision of world class software services and consulting advice.


Our mission is to make Business Analytics easy for our clients: Quick implementations with prompt and robust return on investment, reduced time spent on data collation and increased time spent on analysis and decision making.


With our head office based in London, we work closely day-in day-out with some of the UK's largest companies, offering them finely tuned, bespoke implementation and training solutions.

We offer training across the entire IBM Cognos & Anaplan suites. For the latest dates in your area, visit our training page >>

"Our training course was very well organised. I would definitely consider using Bedford again"

- Matthew Wong, Finance Project Analyst, Manpower

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