A $200 million annual operating budget feeds over 1,000 stations around the country with NPR programming, which draws 36.6 million weekly listeners to programs such as All Things Considered and Morning Edition. Data-driven insights keep the mix lively and spending in check.
“NPR is responsible for the programs that we put on; our member partners pay us dues that cover their fees. It's kind of like an a la carte program where they sign up for Morning
That includes representing the organization with customers, partners, and other external stakeholders. What’s driving these changes? What new skill sets does this require? Are we asking too much of CFOs? This was the topic of a recent article published by Insight Magazine, including comments by Host Analytics own CFO Ian Charles, and others.
Are We Asking Too Much of CFOs?
The article ponders the question – “Is pushing and pulling
A year of preparation all led to an amazing event packed full of highlights, insights, customer interactions, and many takeaways to make every attendee’s experience the best it could be.
In case there's anything you missed, or if perhaps you could not be with us, here's my rundown of the top 5 highlights from Host Analytics World 2017 – Perform.
#5 - Tic and Tie Went #AWOL
Host Analytics mascots Tic and Tie
Think about children’s clothing brands such as Healthtex, French Toast, Adidas, Carhartt, and Lee Uniforms. Then add them up – family-owned LT Apparel’s clothing sales total well over $500M per year.
Hitting the Wall with Excel
Prior to implementing Host Analytics, the Finance department at LT Apparel was managing budgeting and reporting using Excel. The Excel files were getting unwieldy. They were error prone, and the budgeting process was dragging on for five months. According to Lee
Such was the case during the fireside chat with customers held on day 1 of Host Analytics World 2017 in Nashville.
Moderator Ron Baden, SVP of Services, gathered a panel of five finance executives in various stages of using Host Analytics to transform their organizations' planning, consolidation, and reporting capabilities. The panelists included:
"I always thought success was a bank account. A name on a card. The size of a house. A title. How many friends. How many people acknowledge you. But success is not that. Success is, amid constant change, doing everything you love," John said from the stage, addressing a freshly caffeinated