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Adaptive Suite vs. Vena & other Excel-based CPM solutions

You use Excel everyday. Connect it to the cloud for easier budgeting & forecasting


Keep the flexibility of Excel, but add the efficiency and reliability of CPM software

The Adaptive Suite is the most versatile budgeting forecasting and reporting software available. More finance teams choose the Adaptive Suite than anyone else for CPM:

  • More than 3,700 customers in all industries and of all sizes (more than any other CPM vendor)
  • The #1 rated CPM solution ranked by users in TrustRadius, G2Crowd, and Gartner Peer Insights
  • Recognized as a CPM Leader by Gartner and by Forrester

Work however you want to: in your browser, in Excel, or both (click and drag the icon)

Web Planning Interface
Excel Planning Interface

The most succesful finance teams stay agile and need a solution that will scale with them:

  • Adaptive Suite
  • No macros or VBA needed to manage templates and reports
  • 1-click refresh of spreadsheets, presentations, and documents
  • Centralize financial data with a single source of truth
  • Instantly drill to any level of detail with Adaptive Cell Explorer
  • If you work in the browser, no installs needed
  • Consistently rated as easiset to use by analysts and users
  • In-sheet visualization and self-service dashboards
  • Vena & Excel-only Vendors
  • Building templates and reports often requires technical scripting
  • No native support for Microsoft Word
  • Centralized database, but still difficult to manage template versions
  • No drill down on report summary totals. Data must mapped on Excel
  • No web-only option available to users
  • Claim ease of use, yet their user guide is over 300 pages long
  • Very limited data visualization options

Spend more time analyzing the data instead of trying to make sure the formulas in Excel are correct.

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Strategic finance teams choose Adaptive Insights

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