Adaptive Insights & Fast-Growing Customers Have Strong Showing in Latest Montclare SaaS 250 List.

For the second time in as many weeks Adaptive Insights and a group of fast-growing, high-growth tech customers have earned impressive recognition within a list of some of today’s most successful technology companies. Last week, Adaptive Insights and 75 customers were recognized as part of the Deloitte 2014 Technology Fast 500™ list. And now, Adaptive and four of our most successful technology companies are among the 15 fastest-growing tech companies within the Montclare SaaS 250 list, which recognizes the most influential SaaS companies in the world. Check out our Slideshare below to find out which Adaptive customers made the Montclare list, and where they rank among today’s most influential organizations.

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What Today’s Top CFOs Do Better than the Rest

Today’s top finance chiefs at the most successful technology companies are leveraging the cloud-based Adaptive Suite to provide business leaders with a unique, “big picture” view of financial data, as well as a granular view of operations. Click on the image below to download our new whitepaper, What the Best CFOs Do Better: Secrets for Smarter Decision-Makingto learn leadership tips from CFOs that you can use to lead strategic business decisions with more detailed & accurate financial insights!

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Reflections from Adaptive President & CRO Keith Nealon

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Keith Nealon, President & CRO, Adaptive Insights

When contemplating his next career move, Keith Nealon was looking for more than just another job. He wanted to join a team of people pursuing something greater than just a paycheck, and a company with the elements in place to win it’s market. His search ended four months ago when he joined Adaptive Insights as our President and Chief Revenue Officer, confident that he had found the team and company he had been looking for.

Today, Keith reflected on his decision to join Adaptive in an email to all employees that shed light on the Adaptive experience from the inside-out, and explained what it’s like to join a company with a strong culture and unparalleled focus on customer satisfaction. Below is the message in its entirely, with permission from Keith to publish externally.

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Adaptive Insights Powers 75 Companies on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™ List

Adaptive Insights customers are again strongly represented on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500 list, with 73 of our hottest and fastest growing tech customers accounting for 14% of the total list. For the fourth year in a row, Adaptive is the #1 fastest growing cloud business analytics and CPM software company on Deloitte’s list. And once again, an Adaptive customer earned the overall #1 ranking on the list.  This year it’s MobileIron, the mobile device management provider that issued its IPO in June 2014.

Check out our slideshare below to see the full set of Adaptive customers on the list, and eye-opening numbers on the success of some of our fastest-growing customers.

 

The Adapative Acceleration Report is here! Click on the banner to download the report for more insights into our broader customers’ success by industry and size, and find out how organizations use the Adaptive Suite to accelerate organizational growth!

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Must Watch: Preview of Upcoming Adaptive Event Featuring Former Oracle CFO Jeff Epstein

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Click on the banner to register for the Adaptive Insights Nov. 20 event, featuring “5 Powerful Lessons for CFOs” from former Oracle CFO Jeff Epstein.

Jeff Epstein knows finance and technology. Though he’s widely known as the former CFO of Oracle, Jeff’s experience with Oracle is only the tip of iceberg. He had a combined decade of CFO experience before then, both as CFO of King World Productions and later DoubleClick.

Today, Jeff is on the Board of Directors of several industry-leading businesses, such as Bessemer Venture Partners, an Adaptive Insights investor, and Priceline.com. Using that career-long experience as a corporate finance leader, Jeff has developed his five pillars of success for today’s finance professionals. And on Nov. 20, at the Rosewood San Hill in Menlo Park, CA.,  you’ll have the chance to meet Jeff & hear him detail his finance leadership advice for today’s CFOs.

In addition to his Keynote, Jeff will also lead a live CFO panel discussion covering some of today’s most pressing topics for business finance leaders, including:

  • How CFOs can help fast-growth companies scale internal processes as they grow
  • Valuable strategies to use when dealing with public investors
  • Best practices for using financial dashboards and measuring key metrics

Check out the video clip below for a preview of what Jeff will be sharing in Menlo Park this month, and then reserve your spot to meet Jeff and other corporate finance leaders at this complimentary event!

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10 Things Today’s Top CFOs Do Better

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Click on the image to download our new whitepaper and learn what today’s top CFOs do better than the rest!

The role of the CFO has evolved due to several factors, including the advent of technology that has transformed business growth trajectories. Business leaders are looking to use new technology to gain better financial insight that can help make the best, most strategic decisions for their organizations.

The best CFOs have embraced that new leadership responsibility. And in our new whitepaper, made in tandem with CFO.com, we detail what today’s best CFOs do better within this new, more strategic leadership role. Here’s a quick look at of 10 things they do better than the rest.

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SAP’s Latest Financial Cloud Idea Is Already Reality For Business Leaders Worldwide

Adaptive insights, cloud cpm software, corporate performance management, business budgeting software, budgeting and forecasting, visual analytics, financial reporting software, financial consolidation, Adaptive Revenue, business revenue, corporate revenue planning, business revenue planningLast week, SAP announced a cloud-based financial planning solution called SAP Cloud for Planning. They told customers that cloud budgeting and planning is superior, because it delivers “new levels of innovation” and enables organizations to “adapt business processes faster than ever before”.  We couldn’t agree more – the benefits of the cloud truly are transformative compared to their legacy on-premises brethren.  We should know – 2,300+ customers are already doing it with Adaptive.

In fact, according to a company press release, this SAP Cloud for Planning is “designed around user experience and built for the cloud,” and features a “consumer app-like user experience.” Sounds remarkably like what many of the world’s largest organizations that run SAP are already experiencing with Adaptive.

I guess imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

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Adaptive Revenue: An FP&A Triple Play

Adaptive insights, cloud cpm software, corporate performance management, business budgeting software, budgeting and forecasting, visual analytics, financial reporting software, financial consolidation, Adaptive Revenue, business revenue, corporate revenue planning, business revenue planning, San Francisco Giants, Kansas City Royals, World Series, 2014 World SeriesIt’s only appropriate that today, on the morning of Game 1 of the World Series – we’re here discussing the business finance benefits of Adaptive Revenue: The newest addition to the Adaptive BI & CPM Suite.

No, Adaptive Revenue is not directly related to the game plan for the Giants or Royals tonight in Kansas City. It won’t help Bruce Bochy or Ned Yost fill-out their lineup cards or make that crucial pitching change decision in the late innings.

But it IS the only fully integrated solution that corporate finance pros can use to complete that rare FP&A triple play.

  1. Analyze financial performance and revenue across the business.
  2. Plan for future revenue as the business grows.
  3. Manage the organization’s current revenue stream.

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