7 Megatrends in Modern Finance: Excel Isn't Going Away


Trend #7: Excel isn’t going anywhere

Earlier this year, we polled 252 financial and accounting decision makers to determine what major trends they see emerging that will affect the corporate finance function.  In this seven-part blog series, we'll examine each of these developments.

Mark Twain once said in a cable, “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated,” when his obituary was accidently published in the US press. The same can be said for Excel’s death. EPM applications have been claiming they are set to replace Excel and “Excel hell,” but the reality is it isn’t going to happen anytime soon.


This is true no matter the size of the company. Notably, medium-sized companies feel the strongest that Excel will be around for quite some time.

Read the Blog post on Trend #1

That's it  -- all  of the seven trends.  Thanks for reading!

Posted by on October 28, 2016
Topics: CFO
Nick Ezzo

As Vice President of Demand Generation, Nick provides digital marketing and demand generation leadership to Host Analytics, the leader in cloud-based financial applications including planning, close, reporting and analytics. Nick has held marketing, business development, and consulting roles in companies like HBO, Nuance, Equilar, and Aspect Communications. Nick holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.

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