Host Analytics and Inside Info Take “The Future of Finance Tour” to Australia

Cloud EPM Experts Help Attendees Gain Insight in How to Transform Financial Processes to Enhance Business Agility and Alignment

Redwood City, CA - Oct 21, 2015 - 

Host Analytics, the leader in cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM), and Inside Info, business and finance analytics specialists, today announced that they are bringing “The Future of Finance Tour” to Sydney on November 17th at the InterContinental Hotel and Melbourne on November 19th at The Langham.  

These complimentary one-day events will arm attendees with insight from finance and technology thought-leaders and showcase how world-class organizations are using Host Analytics and Inside Info to streamline enterprise planning, close management and reporting processes to create greater business agility and reunite finance and operations. 

“The Future of Finance Tour” will feature incisive keynote speakers from the US and Australia, including  Paul Kirchner, Financial Controller at St Vincent’s Health, Nigel Lake, CEO of global financial advisory firm Pottinger, Dave Kellogg, CEO of Host Analytics, Ian Charles, CFO of Host Analytics, Stuart Barnard, Managing Director of Inside Info, and Phil Langdale, Managing Consultant and Director of Inside Info.

Benefits of Attending “The Future of Finance”

  • Hear from thought-leaders about how and why forward-looking organizations are transforming the finance function.
  • Learn lessons and best practices from organizations that have integrated operational and financial planning for better alignment and agility.
  • Hear what’s new in the Host Analytics Cloud EPM Suite and the benefits it can bring to today’s data-driven business environments.
  • Receive a deep dive into the best practices in cloud-based EPM and how it can streamline the financial consolidation and reporting process.
  • Get practical advice on how to adopt a more dynamic planning and forecasting cycle within the finance department.
  • Understand how to deliver an integrated, self-service approach to business analytics that integrates with your financial plan.
  • Take advantage of network opportunities with the top financial professionals from a variety of industries.
  • Registration is free.

Commentary from Keynote Speakers
“From San Francisco to Minneapolis to New York, the feedback from attendees during the US leg of this roadshow has been overwhelmingly positive and we’re thrilled to be hitting the road with Inside Info to bring these important insights to the Australian market,” said Dave Kellogg, CEO at Host Analytics. “Whether they are already a Host Analytics customer or simply curious to learn more about the benefits of cloud-based EPM, these events are the perfect forum for attendees to garner compelling, practical suggestions that they can immediately apply back in their own organizations.”

“These events are a direct way for interested parties to hear from global experts and engage with their peers on the challenges that will impact their business,” said Stuart Barnard, Managing Director at Inside Info. “Finance in the cloud has historically been at the accounting level in Australia, we’re stepping this up to educate how CFOs can use data and the cloud within their internal finance teams to maximize their impact for strategic growth, driving productivity and accountability through advanced planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting.”

For more information and to register, please visit “ The Future of Finance Tour.”

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About Host Analytics
Host Analytics is the leader in cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM), offering a suite of financial applications for modeling, planning, consolidation, reporting and analytics. World-class companies like NEC, Burlington Coat Factory and Sanmina trust Host Analytics to power their strategic financial systems. Host Analytics is a fast-growing, private company backed by leading venture capitalists and is headquartered in Silicon Valley with customers in over 90 countries.

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About Inside Info
Inside Info are specialists in helping people understand their business data, improving operational and financial processes since 2003.  Inside Info supports over 120 mid-size and enterprise clients nationally, including St Vincent’s Health.  Improving enterprise planning, budgeting, close management and financial reporting processes using the leading cloud-based platform, Host Analytics, as the exclusive provider in Australia and New Zealand.  Inside Info also work with organizations to improve visibility of operations with self-serve business analytics using the leading Qlik Data Discovery platform as an Elite Solutions Provider and Qlik Australia and New Zealand Partner of The Year. 

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