• After all the months of preparation and growing excitement, it's hard to believe that Host Analytics World 2015 is over.

    Four days packed with breakout sessions, hands-on training sessions, keynote speakers, networking, workshops and evening events can go by fast. So much so, that my Fitbit almost had a meltdown with the number of steps I took during the week of the conference. My event staff had a blast welcoming more than 600 attendees to the event this year and making every attendee’s conference experience the best it could be. 

    Update: Join us on our Future of Finance Tour coming to a

    Posted by on June 1, 2015
    Topics: EPM
  • I recently attended an FEI New York City Chapter meeting that included a panel discussion on the topic of “Private Equity & Portfolio Companies:  Finding Success.”

    The Transaction Advisory Services Practice Leader from Grant Thornton moderated the panel.  It also included senior Finance executives from private equity companies as well as portfolio companies. 

    The panelists discussed the value that private equity companies bring to the table in terms of active management of companies, contrasting it against the hands-off approach of passive investors.  They also discussed best practices in

    Posted by on May 27, 2015
    Topics: EPM
  • Host Analytics World 2015 got off to a great start on Tuesday, May 19th in San Francisco.  With over 700 attendees and 12 partner sponsors, this is the largest Host Analytics user conference to date.  

    Day 1 included three keynote sessions, opening of the Solutions Showcase, Birds of a Feather lunch roundtables and many “packed’ breakout sessions.  Here are some of the highlights from the first day of the conference.

    Dave Kellogg’s Keynote – The Future of Finance

    Following the opening welcome address by Host Analytics CMO, Lance Walter, the conference started with a keynote address by Host

    Posted by on May 20, 2015
    Topics: EPM
  • It’s that time of year already. In less than four short weeks, #HAWORLD kicks off in San Francisco on May 18, 2015. Host Analytics World in San Francisco delivers more than 40 sessions with 35 speakers over three full conference days.

    Ninety-five percent of attendees would recommend Host Analytics World to a friend or colleague so make sure you grab your seat to be there.

    We are ready to meet and greet our EPM rock stars at the Cloud EPM Event of the Year, with the theme focused on “The Future of Finance”. This is your chance to hear from industry leaders and experts who will run the gamut

    Posted by on April 27, 2015
    Topics: EPM