Host Analytics | Dec 15 2016
John Gschwendtner, Director of Finance from AmeriPride Services discusses how the company’s previous use of Cognos TM1 added administration duties and slowed them down. After working with Host Analytics, AmeriPride was able to consolidate information faster and help executives make key business decisions. Through Host, the finance department is getting a “seat at the table,” turning data into valuable information that are influencing key business decisions.
When accounting was constantly refreshing their reports to get their close done, and the budgeting process was taking four to five months, Ron Wicklander, the FP&A Manager at Northwest Hardwoods knew it was time for a change. After implementing Host Analytics, the budgeting process time was cut by 50%, and this year will cut the process by another 30-50%.Read Now >
Having Host Analytics as Planar's Enterprise Performance Management EPM platform made it easier to track performance and automate reporting while supporting management's global objectives. Host Analytics brought efficiency and eliminated errors to a business that was solely dependent on Excel before 2010.Read Now >
The Boston Red Sox primarily used Excel spreadsheets for budgeting and reporting, which are error prone and hard to track. They turned to Host Analytics to speed up and centralize the budget planning and reporting process. Providing a single cloud-based system to input data, Host Analytics helped eliminate manual errors, ensuring that each manager had the most up-to-date data for real-time insights.Read Now >