So what’s on their wish list when it comes to enterprise performance management (EPM) capabilities?
To learn the answer, Host Analytics recently sponsored a Gatepoint Research survey designed to gauge the pulse of Finance executive’s challenges and needs in EPM. This survey included over 100 responses from Finance executives in companies of varying sizes and a wide variety of industries in North America. Here’s a summary of the results.
If your firm is anything like hundreds of other companies, you have information stored in many different sources, including spreadsheets and multiple general ledgers. However, such an approach creates enormous headaches, and not just at year-end close. Read on to learn how enterprise performance management (EPM) software can make enterprise-wide planning and reporting more secure, consistent, and hassle-free.
Spreadsheets: Not So Splendid
There's a reason the business world relies upon spreadsheets. They can perform a variety of functions
But what are some of the latest trends in Finance and enterprise performance management (EPM) that organizations can take advantage of this year? To help answer that question, Host Analytics has invited Craig Schiff, CEO of BPM Partners, an advisory services firm that helps clients address their performance management challenges, to join us on a webinar titled: “5 Predictions That Will Transform the Finance
Just think of the recent changes we’ve seen, such as Great Britain’s planned exit from the European Union (Brexit), and the surprising election of Donald Trump for President of the US. These changes will have lasting impacts on the global economy, tax rates, interest rates, and the price of oil and other commodities.
The world has also become riskier. Think about the recent news about hackers, the rise of ISIS and global terrorism, the increasing nuclear threat,
There are the external complexities you can't control. But there are internal complexities you can—provided, of course, you choose the right partner. Host Analytics is that partner. Why?
Because we understand that breaking the silos, confusion and inefficiencies present across your enterprise isn't easy. We take immense pride in delivering a unified, cloud-based platform for modeling, planning, consolidation, reporting, and analytics that helps
So what’s the difference between an ERP system and an EPM system? What business problems do they solve? Why do you need both? How do they work together?
ERP – Optimized for Transaction Processing
Let’s start with ERP systems. Although the name makes it sound like a system that’s optimized for planning, in reality, an ERP system is designed and optimized for back-office