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The breakout sessions will be presented by some of the brightest minds in the EPM industry from Host employees, to Host customers, and from our great Perform Sponsors. Below we have featured some of the sessions sponsored by our sponsors. Make sure to add them to your Perform 2018 agenda.
Connect the Dots: Cash Flow Made Simple with Modeling – Presented by UHY
You’ve got your P&L, and you’ve got your cash flow model. But, how do you ensure all of the drivers that affect cash are linked between both to ensure your balance sheet and forecast align? How do you connect the dots so everyone can see the big picture? UHY Advisors has developed a methodology using Host Analytics’ modeling to that enables you to develop and maintain actual and forecast/budget cash flow solutions. During this workshop, you will learn how to employ these strategies to create and manage your cash flow model and reports.
Expand Your Horizons with Modeling: Interesting Solutions from Real Customer Cases – Presented by UHY
During this session, you will see how real Modeling, a flexible and powerful tool, is implemented in ways you may not have seen before. Learn about creative ways to use Modeling to solve your complex problems. Example cases will show how to:
- Build a push button Allocations Model that automatically adjusts to new legal entities, departments, or locations without additional maintenance.
- Build a Revenue Model using date drivers including start dates, renewal dates, and commission payout dates.
- Build a Constant Currency Analytics Model to isolate currency impact in reports.
- Build a weekly planning Model that correctly reports full month values.
Navigating Change in an evolving EPM Environment – Presented by CFO Solutions
Join CFO Solutions for a dynamic session on Navigating Change in an evolving EPM environment. What are some of the best ways to navigate change in an evolving EPM environment? With the expanding EPM applications across disciplines, organizational change, as well as application governance, are increasingly more important. How does Finance lead these changes to harness the power of EPM for organizational success? Come to this session and find out!
CFO Solutions can’t wait to meet you and share their experiences helping their clients make more effective business decisions through accurate budgeting, forecasting and in-depth insight into their data. Stop by their booth in the Solution Showcase to meet the CFO Solutions experts and enter to win a great prize! The CFO Solutions consultants aren’t just technical experts in the leading CPM and BI applications – they understand your business challenges.
Enhanced Performance Management: Integrated narrative reporting for finance – Presented by Workiva
Attend this session to understand how to leverage a reliable, secure technology integration to address internal narrative reports, such as budget books and board books in FP&A, SEC filings, and industry-specific regulatory compliance. Workiva and Host Analytics have partnered to deliver enterprise compliance, narrative reporting, planning, and performance management in the cloud.
Workiva delivers Wdesk, a cloud platform that modernizes how people work within thousands of organizations, including over 70 percent of the 500 largest U.S. corporations by total revenue. Wdesk helps mitigate risk, improves productivity, and gives users confidence in their data-driven decisions.
Automation in Budgeting & Forecasting – Presented by WG Consulting
While EPM has provided interesting tools for enabling Budgeting and Forecasting, the rapid pace of change in automation technology, the growing potential of “Artificial Intelligence,” and the growing demands of management for actionable insights instead of retrospective reporting continues to raise expectations. This session brought to you by WG Consulting will look at the Automation landscape and talk about what is real and what is aspirational.
Empowering People: Why Users Will Love Your Move to Modeling – Presented by Bakerfield Solutions
Attend this breakout presentation on Wednesday at 1:30pm. The Bakerfield Solutions certified Modeling team will be presenting three client success stories for why Host Modeling is your key to “Move Finance Forward”. Host Modeling is a highly flexible technology that adapts to the needs of your organization. Modeling enables the ability to perform Interactive Query and Analysis against Financial and Operational Models. By supporting the creation of multiple models, custom dimensions, and advanced calculations, Modeling enables powerful yet user-friendly analysis and reporting via both Excel and the web.
For a full breakdown of all the breakout sessions check out the breakout sessions list.