On-Demand Corporate Performance Management Provider Helps Executives Improve Their Budgeting, Forecasting, Reporting and Analysis
Wellesley, MA - October 19, 2009 - THINKstrategies, Inc., the leading strategic consulting company focused on the business implications of the on-demand services market, announced today that Host Analytics has been named the latest winner of the Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awards program, which is aimed at promoting the measurable business benefits being delivered by today's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions.
The BoSS Awards program was announced in January 2009 as the latest initiative by THINKstrategies to bring attention to SaaS and cloud computing companies which are producing tangible business benefits for specific user organizations. These benefits include increased sales, lower costs, higher customer satisfaction, faster operations, and greater profitability.
Host Analytics is a leading provider of on-demand corporate performance management (CPM) solutions that help finance and departmental executives improve their budgeting, forecasting, financial consolidations, dashboarding, scorecarding, reporting and analysis.
By choosing Host Analytics' SaaS-based CPM solutions over on-premises software, Red Roof Inn saved $150,000 in initial setup and development costs; $50,000 in annual maintenance and developer support; and $40,000 in annual finance overhead. In addition, Pitney Bowes DMT has reduced the time required to conduct monthly reporting and re-forecasting 20-30% by streamlining and automating reporting and forecasting processes
"We are pleased to receive the BoSS Award," said Jon Kondo, CEO of Host Analytics. "This Award is an important recognition of the business value of our solutions."
"Companies must streamline and strengthen their corporate reporting and management processes to survive and thrive in today's challenging business climate," stated Jeffrey M. Kaplan, the founder of the SaaS Showplace and Managing Director of THINKstrategies, the strategic consulting firm which conceived and administers the Showplace."Host Analytics' on-demand CPM solution enables organizations to gain greater visibility into their operations with less hassles and cost."
IT/business decision-makers a quick directory of the leading SaaS providers and a convenient source of valuable insight regarding SaaS trends.
SaaS providers a targeted tool to increase their visibility among enterprise decision-makers, and gain access to key enabling technology suppliers.
Enabling technology suppliers a specialized platform to increase industry awareness regarding their SaaS solutions.
The SaaS Showplace is now the largest and highest ranked, vendor-independent, online directory and resource center of industry best practices in the SaaS market. For more information, go to www.saas-showplace.com or www.thinksaas.com.
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About the Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awards
The BoSS Award program is an ongoing initiative to identify and promote SaaS, and 'cloud computing', companies which are offering on-demand solutions which are generating measurable business benefits for their customers.
BoSS award winners are given special designation on the SaaS Showplace, with a summary of their award-winning solution(s) and customer success story. Award winners are also recognized in the SaaS Showplace newsletter, and are able to promote their award designation on their website and in pre-approved company material.
THINKstrategies, Inc. is the only strategic consulting services company formed specifically to address the unprecedented business challenges facing IT managers, solutions providers and investors today as the technology industry shifts toward a services orientation.
THINKstrategies' mission is to help our clients re-THINK their corporate strategies, and refocus their limited resources to achieve their business objectives. THINKstrategies helps enterprise decision-makers with their sourcing strategies, IT solutions providers with their marketing strategies, and VCs with their investment strategies.