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Host Analytics Perform 2019 – It’s, Like, Totally Rad
Perform is going to be anything but bogus! Where’s the beef? It’ll be in our keynote sessions covering the evolution of life, music, and EPM from the 80s to today...and back to the future. No way? Yes way!
Perform 2019 Travel Guide by Tick and Tie
We’re back! We’re a week away from Perform 2019 and your favorite Host Analytics mascots (Tick and Tie) are here to give you the lowdown on what to expect in Las Vegas.  We did some exploring, packed our bags accordingly, and are ready to share what you should know before you go!
Don’t Gamble on the Evolution of Your Business
The Host Analytics partner community is gearing up to show you how finance is leading the evolution of business at Perform 2019. Our industry-leading partners will be showcasing their complementary products and services to help Host Analytics users drive the business with their Host implementations. Host Analytics partners will be a strong presence at Perform,…
VLOG: 3 Ways Finance and Marketing Can Stay Aligned During the Quarter
In order to grow a company, finance and marketing have to stay in lock-step. Saran Raksincharoensak, Finance Director, and Amanda DePaul, Vice President of Demand Generation at Host Analytics, sit down to discuss how they work closely together to ensure alignment and help grow the business. In this video, they’ll focus on three reports: actual…
Achieving the Elusive Zero-Day Close
Closing the books, whether it is monthly, quarterly, or yearly, often takes much more time than companies would like. This is due to the extensive manual effort that is required to collect, aggregate, and validate data in financial systems before reports can be finalized. Lack of security, controls, and poor collaboration abilities through Excel (the…
4 Reports Every FP&A Team Should Be Using
Corporate FP&A teams use both quantitative and qualitative analysis of all financial and operational aspects of a company to evaluate the company’s progress toward achieving its financial goals and to map out future goals and plans. FP&A Managers utilize financial and economic trends to review past company performance and attempt to predict opportunities and anticipate…
What Kind of Return to Expect from an EPM Investment
Investing significant time and money in any new software, tool, or process necessitates an understanding of the potential return on investment (ROI) to ensure that resources are well-spent. What kind of return can finance expect from an investment in financial planning and consolidation software? It goes beyond the financials.
Tighter Collaboration, Powerful Modeling, Ease of Use, and More Ways Our Winter19 Product Release Makes Customers Better
Our chief product officer, Sanjay Vyas, answers questions about the latest updates to Host Analytics and how they’re helping customers do more, do it better, and do it with a smile.
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Customer Stories
Dorel Sports Shifts into High Gear with Host Analytics
Finance teams find themselves buried in Excel tabs with myriad formulas and various versions. For many organizations, planning, budgeting and forecasting involve countless numbers of spreadsheets. It may work for a small company, but for a large international organization like Dorel Sports, spreadsheets won’t suffice.
Swissport Gains Transformational Insights to Optimize Finance and Operations
Swissport is the world's largest provider of ground and cargo handling services in the aviation industry, moving more than 4 million tons of cargo a year in 48 countries. But as Kim Lanham, the director of FP&A for Swissport North America, found out, the U.S.-based operation had room for improvement in how it moved and…
Foundation Building Materials Harnesses Host Analytics as its Framework to Strengthen Reporting
An aggressive acquisition strategy by Foundation Building Materials (FBM) came with a cost: the company found itself saddled with siloed applications running in a fragmented IT environment that provided little visibility.
Acciona Energy Powers Insights Into Its Wind And Solar Power Business
Generating renewable energy from wind and solar plants is a volatile and complex business. Price fluctuations, changing demand, and competition from non-renewable energy providers are just a few of the factors that confront companies such as U.S.-based Acciona Energy, a subsidiary of the global Acciona headquartered in Spain.
Rolling Forecast
4 Steps to Successfully Implementing Rolling Forecasts | Host Analytics
Does this scenario sound familiar?  It’s the final month of Q2, and the Finance department will soon be looking at mid-year financial results and comparing them to the original budget.
What is a Rolling Forecast?
Rolling forecasts are becoming a popular add-on or an alternative to the traditional approach of annual budgeting in organizations.
Rolling Forecasts – Transform Planning and Increase Business Agility
While the annual budgeting process is an important step in setting goals and defining resource allocations for the coming year, the pace of change in today's business world typically makes the annual budget obsolete after a few months.
Building a Better Budget with the Help of Rolling Forecasts
Budgeting is a concept constantly riddling the minds of CFOs. How can a company build a better and more efficient budgeting approach that will maintain accuracy, while improving agility?
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