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Host Analytics Decisions 2012 User Conference Draws Record CrowdCustomer and Partner Attendees Converge to Hear Best Practices in Cloud Corporate Performance Management Deployment and More (May 23, 2012)
REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/23/12 -- Host Analytics, the leader in Cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) solutions, today announced record attendance and customer participation at its Decisions 2012 User Conference held in Austin last week. The four-day conference provided an opportunity for more than 300 attendees to learn about best practices for cloud CPM deployments and network with their peers. The theme of this year's conference was "Bridging the GAAP," featuring discussions about dynamic reporting, rolling forecasts, consolidation, XBRL and much more.
"The annual Host Analytics Decision User Conference is a wonderful event for Host Analytics users, partners and anyone involved in the CPM industry," said Ken Stumder, controller at Stylesight. "Having the opportunity to gain insight into literally dozens of real-world cloud CPM deployments, challenges and best practices from C-level leaders in multiple industries is a rare opportunity. In addition to the high degree of relevancy offered by the breakout sessions, being able to network with hundreds of like-minded professionals about CPM issues and opportunities was extremely beneficial. I'm holding a spot in my calendar for next year's conference!"
Decisions 2012 hosted 30 breakout sessions designed to fit the needs of every user's level and provided opportunities for product feedback, idea exchanges and hands-on help. Best practices in deploying cloud CPM and Host Analytics solutions were also highlighted by several Host Analytics customers.
The Conference also honored standout Host Analytics customers and partners, such as Groupon, Martin Brower, Health Integrated, Planar and CFO Solutions, for their demonstration of best practices, product usage, innovation and also mentoring.
"It is incredible to see how large our Decisions User Conference has become," said Jon Kondo, CEO at Host Analytics. "Each year, customers come from all across the world to attend the conference to learn about cloud CPM best practices in order to stay at the forefront of utilizing our innovative technology. As the number one provider of cloud CPM solutions, our customer roster is rapidly accelerating, so expect future user conferences to grow along with it."
Host Analytics' suite of cloud-based corporate financial planning and management solutions helps finance executives drive fast and smart fact-based decision-making throughout their organizations. The company's solutions cover planning, budgeting, scorecarding, financial consolidation and reporting.
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About Host Analytics
Host Analytics is the #1 cloud corporate performance management company, providing the only complete suite for finance. Host Analytics helps organizations make better operational and financial decisions by streamlining and automating their consolidations, planning and reporting processes.
Over the span of a decade, Host Analytics has gone from pioneer to leader with their deep product functionality, world-class team and broad partner ecosystem. Thanks to the cloud, customers enjoy low costs, low risk and fast results that give them an edge and helps Finance gain greater influence in setting business strategy and operational priorities. Host Analytics is:
- 1st cloud corporate performance management solution;
- 1st to deliver external data integration;
- 1st to deliver a business analytics application built for finance in the cloud.
Host Analytics serves midsize to large customer organizations, including AT&T, Groupon, Crocs, Thule, Otis Spunkmeyer, Schumacher and Red Roof Inn. The company has received on-going industry recognition and was most recently recognized by AlwaysOn for the OnDemand 100 Awards and by Network Products Guide for its Hot Company Award.
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