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Has anyone looked at Anaplan vs Adaptive vs Host?

AnaPlan vs Adaptive Planning vs Host AnalyticsWe are going to evaluate all 3 options and would like to know what the relative plus/minuses are. 

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David Gosnell
Title: Sr Director, Corporate Finance
Company: Saba Software
(Sr Director, Corporate Finance, Saba Software) |

I can't help you with the comparisons but I was a long time Hyperion user that, due to cost considerations at my new company, had to utilize a cloud solution. I had to make a quick decision and actually used some blind faith to go with Host based on a Host having a number of former Hyperion employees with whom I'd worked with previously. I have subsequently switched companies and I'm now completing my second Host implementation. I have obviously been happy with the product.

Sarah Jackson
Title: Associate Editor
Company: Proformative
(Associate Editor, Proformative) |

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Enjoy! Best... Sarah

Len Green
Title: Performance Improvement Consultant and E..
Company: Haygarth Consulting LLC
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(Performance Improvement Consultant and ERP Strategist, Haygarth Consulting LLC) |

It's not clear whether you have already defined your organization's key functional and technical requirements, because those really are key to answering your question on the "...relative plus/minuses..."
Example: what's more important for you: consolidating or forecasting?
Or, do you wholly own your subs, or do you need to track progressive changes in % ownership
Or, do you need foreign currency capability in consolidation?

Adaptive Planning started as a forecasting tool and last year added consolidation functionality; Host Analytics has both sets of features and their consolidation module has been around longer.
Both are very good products, in the end it's the fit with your needs that determines which you should choose.

Anonymous
(Agent, JKS Solutions, Inc.) |

I have been using anaplan for over a year now. anaplan is not user friendly, not capable of handling concurrent user requests, has very poor reporting capabilities, no audit trails, and there's data redundancy everywhere due to not having a relational database. All data is kept in "lists" that are nothing more than flat files.

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