• New Self-Service Dashboards and Modeling Features Empower Everyone in the Organization

    In today’s busy business environment, not only top-level executives, but line of business managers in marketing, supply chain, and operations, are all in constant need of timely, accurate information about the business. Competition is tougher, customers are more demanding, and the economics of many industries have become increasingly complex. Furthermore, the variables that can spell success or failure to a business—supply costs, interest rates, consumer trends, government regulations—can change rapidly,

    Posted by on December 5, 2017
  • Making the commitment to reduce reliance on Excel, or legacy applications, and moving to packaged enterprise performance management (EPM) solutions for processes such as budgeting, planning, financial consolidation, and reporting is a step in the right direction. 

    However, some organizations fall into the trap of selecting an EPM solution that only meets their immediate needs and doesn’t support future requirements.  By thinking about current and future needs when evaluating and selecting EPM solutions, organizations can avoid costly replacements and get a higher ROI from their EPM

    Posted by on August 17, 2017
  • The concept of enterprise performance management (EPM) has been around for over 15 years.  But in recent years, adoption of EPM software has been accelerating as the availability of cloud-based EPM solutions has made EPM more accessible to small and medium enterprises, as well as large ones. 

    Read on to learn about the benefits of EPM software and the top 3 reasons EPM is moving to the cloud.

    What Is EPM?

    Enterprise performance management (EPM) is a process and software system designed to help organizations (i.e., companies, government entities, educational institutions, and non-profits)

    Posted by on August 10, 2017
  • Achieving financial goals and objectives and maximizing performance are the primary focus for most organizations. 

    However, in today’s business environment, stakeholders are increasingly looking to boards and senior management to better manage strategic, regulatory, and other risks – while they make decisions that impact performance.

    This was the focus of the New Jersey Chapter of the CFO Leadership Council at its May 2017 panel discussion titled “How Much Risk Is in Your Risk Management?” Moderated by Angela Tise of the CFO Leadership Council, the panel included Claire Doherty, Director of

    Posted by on May 24, 2017
  • As a city and a culture, Nashville pays homage to history. From the Johnny Cash Museum to the Grand Ole Opry to the world's only replica of the Greek Parthenon, the city takes pride in the past.

    So it's only fitting that Host Analytics CEO Dave Kellogg — entering the stage dressed head-to-toe in garb and gear from customers — paid homage to the legacy of enterprise performance management (EPM) in Wednesday's kickoff keynote at Host Analytics World 2017, held onsite in the Music City at the sprawling Gaylord Opryland Resort.

    "If you want to undertstand the future, it helps to have a deep

    Posted by on May 18, 2017
  • The concept of managing performance in organizations has had a variety of labels applied to it. The most popular variations are enterprise performance management (EPM) and corporate performance management (CPM). 

    Many practitioners and experts in the industry have positioned these terms as basically meaning the same thing. However, subtle differences exist between these terms and what they are intended to convey.

    The common thread is that both terms refer to a process and software system designed to help organizations achieve their financial goals and objectives, by linking their strategies

    Posted by on May 16, 2017