Adaptive Suite 2017.1 enriches the active planning process with new features that make it easy to collaborate with business partners. It also adds more powerful modeling and analytics, as well as enhancements for fast reporting and model management.
Visual Model Overview allows you to quickly grasp your business model, the data flows, and how it all works together in a single view. See a graphical representation of your model that dynamically updates with the version and level you select. Understand the relationships between model building blocks such as sheets, assumptions, and accounts without clicking through multiple pages. Grasp your overall planning process quickly. Enable new administrators to get up to speed with ease and understand your instance in little time.
With Process Guide, you can easily create step-by-step guides for your users, tailored to their specific roles, with links directly to the location in the business model where their input is required. Make it quick and easy for occasional or new users to participate in each new budget cycle. Ensure that business users complete all the planning steps requiring their attention. Encourage your business users to collaborate on the plan by making the process easy and fast.
This release also offers great new features. Adaptive Insights' vice president of finance, Kerman Lau, shares some of his favorites.