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Partner Breakout Sessions to See at Perform 2018
Hotel and flights (booked), the packing list (created), registration (complete) - the last step for Perform is figuring out all the sessions you want to attend. With keynotes, boot camp, yoga, after parties and most importantly loads of breakout sessions to choose from it’s time to plan out which breakout sessions you will attend.
Perform 2018 Travel Guide by Tick and Tie
Hello, Host Analytics blog! We are less than two weeks away from Perform 2018, and we (your favorite Host Analytics mascots - Tick and Tie) are taking over today’s blog post to give you some travel ideas while you are all in Dallas, Texas May 21-24, 2018. We recently got to explore the city and…
Come say “Howdy, Partner” to the Perform 2018 Sponsors
The Host Analytics partner community will be making a strong showing at Perform 2018. Industry leading companies will showcase their complementary products and services to help Host Analytics users get the most out of their implementation. Host Analytics partners are excited to be exhibiting in our Solutions Showcase and also presenting during the breakout sessions.
The Definitive Guide to Peak Performance with EPM [SlideShare]
Embarking on a journey to answer some fundamental questions - what is enterprise performance management (EPM)? And what do I need to consider when evaluating EPM vendors? No matter what shape or size your organization is in this SlideShare will guide you through the path to “peak performance.”
Host Analytics and Oracle NetSuite – Integrating Cloud EPM & ERP
ERP and EPM (or sometimes known as CPM) are systems that work together for finance and accounting teams to keep and get a business running in peak shape. The seamless integration of Host Analytics with technology partner Oracle NetSuite makes for a match made in heaven.
Disrupting Digital Business: Cloud in a Post-Sale, On-Demand, Attention Economy
“The iPhone disrupted 27 business models,” said Ray Wang, Principal Analyst and Chairman at Constellation Research. The iPhone essentially replaced products such as digital cameras, navigation systems, and even the fundamental flashlight. “Probably ten million jobs were disrupted by just that one device!”
Customer Stories
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.
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…
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.
Dynamic Budgeting, Planning and Reporting for Life Sciences Companies
Companies in the Life Sciences industry – such as Pharmaceutical manufacturers, Biotech companies, and Medical Device manufacturers – are facing major challenges.
Finance Transformation
The FP&A Role is Changing – What Phase is your Organization in?
Today’s competitive business environment demands more from the FP&A function. Innovation, agility, and growth are competitive necessities, and now more than ever businesses are turning to finance to identify and drive the initiatives that support these strategic goals.
Why is Finance Now Moving to Cloud-Based EPM?
Enterprise software solutions for budgeting, planning, and forecasting (BPF) provide chief financial officers with higher quality results and with much greater efficiency than the traditional method: spreadsheet solutions shared via email. A survey of senior finance executives shows that most—54 percent—still use spreadsheets for their BPF. But the survey also shows that more companies will…
Top 2017 Blog Posts for Finance Transformation
The new year brings about a time to reflect on the previous year - from what worked well to what didn’t work so well. Along with the reflection can come an inspiration to change. Transforming finance to be the true business partner for the organization can be a daunting task - so as you are…
Five Steps to Transforming Finance to be a Business Partner
According to a July 2017 survey by CFO Research and Host Analytics, finance departments are under mounting pressure to deliver budgeting, planning, and forecasting (BPF) data more rapidly, and to integrate the processes involved in BPF across the enterprise.
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