• For the small business, Excel is a fantastic tool. It allows for a reasonable amount of reporting, budgeting, analysis, forecasting, etc., is inexpensive, and is widely understood within the finance industry.

    This means that most employees are already trained and comfortable using it. These things make it a practical choice, at least until the business grows. But once you begin adding complexity to the business with operations overseas, acquisitions of other businesses, or the in-depth reporting required to satisfy the interests of venture capitalists, Excel for financial consolidation and

    Posted by on October 20, 2015
    Topics: EPM
  • Host Analytics is pleased to announce the Summer ‘15 Release of our Cloud EPM Suite! 

    This quarterly release includes more than 75 enhancements and new features.  Here are some of the key highlights.

    Planning, Consolidation & Reporting

    - Extended Google Chrome browser support 

    Many customers have been utilizing Google Chrome since we announced official support earlier this year.  With this release, all end user functions in Reporting and Consolidation are now fully supported on Google Chrome for Windows and Mac (OS X).  For Planning we support the most common templates for input (90%), and

    Posted by on September 1, 2015
    Topics: EPM
  • Is consolidating and reporting your financial results a challenge?  Do you spend countless hours correcting your P&L, balance sheet, and cash flow statements? 

    Can you easily track and monitor currency translations, intercompany eliminations, and journal entries?  Are you out of compliance with regulatory and audit requirements?

    If you find yourself saying “yes” or “I’m unsure” to any of these questions, then it’s time to reevaluate your consolidation process—whether your company’s small, medium, large, public, or private.  It's time to consider implementing the purpose-built financial

    Posted by on June 16, 2015
    Topics: EPM