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Un logiciel de reporting financier qui donne aux équipes Finance l'information et la visualisation nécessaires pour prendre de meilleures décisions.

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Avantages :

The basic plan option is solid for a SMB, though there are some individual bells and whistles that I would like it to have like Office Connect that require a more expensive membership.

Inconvénients :

Setting up Adaptive Insights is a crucial, timely, and difficult process. However, the time you put into building your instance initially saves time and pays dividends in the future.

Workday Adaptive Planning - Notes

Note moyenne

Facilité d'utilisation
4,2
Service client
4,4
Fonctionnalités
4,3
Rapport qualité-prix
4,4

Probabilité de recommander le produit

8,5/10

Workday Adaptive Planning a reçu une note globale de 4,5 étoiles sur 5 d'après 183 avis d'utilisateurs publiés sur Capterra.

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Ben
Ben
Utilisateur LinkedIn vérifié
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus de deux ans
Source de l'avis
Source : GetApp

Great Product

5,0 il y a 6 ans

Commentaires : We are going into our third budget cycle using Adaptive and it has made our process much more efficient. Prior to using Adaptive we played budget ping pong, bouncing spreadsheets back and forth and then once we landed on a final version the Finance team consolidated the numbers. Adaptive is great because you can see the impact of a change to the consolidated budget in real time. This is a great software for the Finance team as well as the budget / business managers.

Avantages :

There are many great features including: audit trails, notes, role permissions and security, the ability to quickly create versions, great technical support, and it’s cloud based.

Inconvénients :

There is a report builder in Adaptive and it’s easy to use. However, I do feel like they have focused on making improvements in other areas and the reporting hasn’t made as much progress. I do think this is one area that could use some improvements.

Jonny
Sr. Analyst, FP&A (É.-U.)
Logiciels, 51-200 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus de deux ans
Source de l'avis

An FP&A Dream Tool

5,0 il y a 3 ans

Commentaires : I will always recommend Adaptive to FP&A professionals. Once you use it and truly understand it, I'm sure you will do the same. There is little wonder why they are a leader in the SaaS space.

Avantages :

A cloud-based tool that enables you to forecast and budget different scenarios. OfficeConnect (an add-on feature) allows you to create reports directly in Excel and increases overall team efficiency.

Inconvénients :

Setting up Adaptive Insights is a crucial, timely, and difficult process. However, the time you put into building your instance initially saves time and pays dividends in the future.

Alternatives envisagées : Vena et Anaplan

Pourquoi passer à Workday Adaptive Planning : Previous positive experience with the product and one that I trust. Didn't see a reason to learn something new for the same price.

Elizabeth
Front Desk Assistant (É.-U.)
Services aux consommateurs, 51-200 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : 6 à 12 mois
Source de l'avis

Reliable service

5,0 il y a 2 mois Nouveau

Commentaires : I feel that the software is bright and easy to use. I like how the widgets and the placements overall of the dashboard makes it easy to find what your looking for.

Avantages :

Workday is aesthetically appealing and easy to navigate. As someone who is not tech savvy I appreciate when things are straight forward and not complicated. On a random note, the very unique logo makes it easy to find on a clutter computer dashboard.

Inconvénients :

I have been using this software for almost a year and have no complains to share at this time. I truly recommend this product.

John
John
Financial Analyst (É.-U.)
Utilisateur LinkedIn vérifié
Logiciels, 501-1 000 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus d'un an
Source de l'avis

Sophisticated, but slow software

3,0 il y a 11 mois

Commentaires : The actual forecast model is very nice, but I wish the software could be more user-friendly, and faster.

Avantages :

Adaptive Planning is very sophisticated. There are so many ways models can be created, and it supports so many different versions which I love. I can create a forecast for every single GL account for every different department of the company.

Inconvénients :

First, the software is very slow for a company at around 1000 size. If you make even a slight forecast/formula update, it can take 30mins to an hour before you can start using it again. Also, the formulas are very difficult to learn. The formula assistant feature definitely helps, but the way the formula is structured, it's almost impossible to use without the assistant.

Justin
Finance Business Partner (R.-U.)
Externalisation/délocalisation, 5 001-10 000 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus de deux ans
Source de l'avis

Great tool for budgeting

4,0 il y a 3 mois

Commentaires : An excellent tool for budgeting once you have put in the time to learn to use it, you always have the feeling there is more to the software than you know how to use.

Avantages :

It is super flexible, allowing the user to enter costs by category, department/dimension/cost centre and easily switch between views. You can write little formula to budget by run rate, uplift by a percentage or similar to prior year phasing. You just need to learn a few rules.

Inconvénients :

It does not interface well with Workday itself, there was no way I could import staff basic salary into AP from Workday by department and employee for instance.

Sameer
Systems Accountant (Nouvelle-Zélande)
Produits chimiques, 1 001-5 000 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus de deux ans
Source de l'avis

Adaptive User

4,0 il y a 3 ans

Commentaires : excellent tool for forecasting, budgeting and reporting

Avantages :

Very easy to use and set up as well, also easy to able to be deployed across the business and user training required is minimal.

Inconvénients :

to start with it is cloud based and very easy to begin with

Brad
Brad
Sr. Director, Finance (É.-U.)
Utilisateur LinkedIn vérifié
Biotechnologie, 51-200 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus d'un an
Source de l'avis
Source : GetApp

Outstanding Planning and Reporting Platform

5,0 il y a 6 ans

Commentaires : We plan at a very granular level, and Adaptive's formulas and overall approach to modeling has made this tool a pleasure to work with. Like any new tool, it took our team a little bit of time (~3 months) of getting used to it, but this is simply a tool we can't live without now. In addition to the feature set, the customer support is outstanding. Very responsive to questions and highly knowledgeable on a variety of topics.

Avantages :

Feature set is very strong. Customer support is among the best in the industry. Highly responsive to detailed technical questions.

Inconvénients :

Like any new platform, it took our team a few months after go-live to really utilize the power of the tool, but now it simply a resource that we can't live without.

Olivia
Manager FP&A (Canada)
Marchés boursiers, 501-1 000 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus de deux ans
Source de l'avis

Adaptive is great for small to medium sized enterprises

4,0 il y a 5 mois

Commentaires : I use adaptive for 5 year planning, strategic modelling & scenario planning

Avantages :

The ability to build a bottoms up budget/forecast is an attractive component on this software. It is an assumption based model that is easy to follow and update in the backend

Inconvénients :

There is some functionality that it lacks for assumption sheet creation.

Eutiquio
Data Analyst (Philippines)
Externalisation/délocalisation, 51-200 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus d'un an
Source de l'avis

Reliable and easy to use tool for data business planning

5,0 il y a 7 mois

Avantages :

It has easy-to-use features that are good for reporting, planning, and data visualization.

Inconvénients :

The only that I don't like with this software is that it freezes and crashes on my computer. But I think I need upgrades on my computer. Overall, the software is good.

Aaron Daniel
Data Analyst (Philippines)
Externalisation/délocalisation, 51-200 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : 6 à 12 mois
Source de l'avis

Review

5,0 il y a 7 mois

Commentaires : My experience of using Workday Adaptive Planning is very good since my work is related to analyzing data's of financial planning's etc.

Avantages :

Workday Adaptive Planning is very convenient to use especially when it comes to financial planning solutions and enterprise planning, they really provide it.

Inconvénients :

I don't see any downside or lack of this product and that is why I rated it 10.

Chris
Senior Financial Analyst (É.-U.)
, 501-1 000 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus de deux ans
Source de l'avis

Flexible and Comprehensive Planning and Reporting

5,0 il y a 7 ans

Commentaires : I've been using Adaptive Planning for 4 years and at 2 employers. The software has not only improved the accuracy and accountability of our budgeting, forecasting and reporting, but has saved thousands of hours of time.

Avantages :

The software is flexible. It can be developed and managed internally or you can work with external experts if needed. I like that the cloud software is continuously improving and developing to meet the needs of its customers. There are new releases every six months that improve its functionality based on customer needs and requests. And more importantly, all updates are done on the cloud so that there is no need for the IT department to get involved.

Inconvénients :

There aren't many things specific to the software that I don't like. I would say that the most difficult part about using this software is managing the requests from management so that it doesn't compromise the value of the software.

Sam
Financial Analyst (É.-U.)
Services et technologies de l'information, 501-1 000 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus d'un an
Source de l'avis

Adaptive Planning Review

4,0 il y a 7 ans

Commentaires : Overall we have been pleased with Adaptive Planning. We originally transitioned to Adaptive from excel based reporting due to increasing data allocation requirements. After several months of implementation we were able to start populating our weekly financial reports entirely from data exported from Adaptive. The end result has been a significant decrease in reporting time, even though we now splice our data by more dimensions than we have looked at in the past. This would not have been possible in excel, and we now have more time to analyze our information instead of being stuck in the reporting cycle.

Avantages :

The best part of the software for me is the ability to quickly create reports based on any selected dimensions, levels, and timeframes. This is something that historically would have taken us a significant amount of time and is now done in minutes.

Inconvénients :

My least favorite parts about the software are the difficulty in navigating the data sheets and the inability to lock formulas and values in historical versions while updating formulas going forward. I would love to see greater functionality to search in data sheets by specific columns.

Carrie
Financial Analyst (Canada)
Enseignement supérieur, 1 001-5 000 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus de deux ans
Source de l'avis

Improved Reporting

4,0 il y a 6 ans

Commentaires : Our Budgeting and Forecast process has significantly improved and can be identified through the additional value added to each of our departments through customized, timely, accurate and flexible reporting. Additionally our Financial Analysts (system end users) have increased their capacity to provide more in-depth timely analysis to the organization and their support department especially with the drill down capabilities and customizing reports.

Avantages :

The System is easy to use, developer friendly and customizable

Inconvénients :

Reporting functionality within the system could be enhanced. We currently use templates created in excel to house formating or additional formulas that are not available in Adaptive but are requried for our reporting.

Andrew
Andrew
Senior Director of Finance (É.-U.)
Internet, 201-500 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus de deux ans
Source de l'avis

Strong Tool that Keeps Improving

4,0 il y a 4 ans

Avantages :

I like that adaptive has continued to innovate and improve their product over time. The basic plan option is solid for a SMB, though there are some individual bells and whistles that I would like it to have like Office Connect that require a more expensive membership

Inconvénients :

Learning to speak the adaptive "language" is a big barrier to entry from an employee perspective, we become afraid to change the model for fear of breaking it so we aren't leveraging all we have available to us.

Tyler
Manager (É.-U.)
Logiciels, 51-200 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus de deux ans
Source de l'avis
Source : SoftwareAdvice

Quick results with an intuitive design

4,0 il y a 5 ans

Commentaires : This is a very robust software, that allows a strong look into the performance of your Company. The software has changed the way we are able to analyze our business.

Avantages :

I love the adaptability and ability to gain access to various information. It has allowed much greater access to analyzing our Key Performance Indicators.

Inconvénients :

For items that are not uniformly put into our accounting system, there are some workarounds needed to figure out how to display the correct data.

Stephen
Product Manager ()
, 10 000+ employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : 1 à 5 mois
Source de l'avis
Source : SoftwareAdvice

AI Review

4,0 il y a 6 ans

Commentaires : This tool enables the user easily develop (with minimal time) a nicely tailored template for what-if and Actual situational planning, forecasting and reporting of a variety of metrics. Project / performance management is assisted greatly through liberal use of intuitive dashboards and analytical tools.

Avantages :

> Strong, secure environment - clearly developed with an appreciation of how to treat company sensitive data. > Appropriate security levels are easily established and maintained. > Cloud-based connectivity is the only way to go - AI does a nice job of leveraging this platform.

Inconvénients :

> Some effort is required for setup as programming keys are built on a one-by-one basis and thus training is essential for the new user. > From an international perspective, the consolidation of multiple currency / FX data needs additional development. > MS Office connectivity is too limited and the user is tempted to use other sw apps where integration is superior to AI architecture.

Sean
Analytics Supervisor (É.-U.)
Hôpitaux et soins de santé, 10 000+ employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus d'un an
Source de l'avis

Proactivity over Reactivity

5,0 il y a 6 ans

Commentaires : Our initial implementation was rough. Our 3rd party consultant tried to fit our unique companies into their cookie-cutter implementation package and it didn't work out. Since rebuilding on our own, we have a model that works well for our family of companies and we are able to continually improve in conjunction with frequent Adaptive Suite upgrades and continued learning.

Avantages :

Ease of use, customer service.

Inconvénients :

Web reporting

Mike
Finance Director (É.-U.)
Gestion de l'enseignement, 201-500 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus de deux ans
Source de l'avis

Best Planning Tool Period

5,0 il y a 7 ans

Commentaires : We chose Adaptive over competitors because it's in the cloud, it's customizable, and the price was right. It has improved every aspect of the FP&A function within our company. Our budgeting cycles are shorter, our data is more reliable, and analysis and reporting are more real time.

Avantages :

Easy user adoption. Customizable. Reporting is sophisticated but not complicated.

Inconvénients :

N/A

Sandy
Financial Analyst (É.-U.)
Assurance, 1 001-5 000 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus d'un an
Source de l'avis

Adaptive is a must-have for any FP&A department!

5,0 il y a 6 ans

Commentaires : FP&A responsibilities - specifically budgeting and forecasting but also building out models and creating new versions for our analysts to use.

Avantages :

It has made our budgeting and forecasting process much better. We save so much time with our forecasts, which allow us to spend more time updating them meaningfully every month.

Inconvénients :

I would love to see Adaptive connect with Salesforce behind the scenes. At the moment we have to reconcile the variances between the two manually monthly.

Sanchit
Senior Executive ()
Génie mécanique ou industriel, 10 000+ employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : 1 à 5 mois
Source de l'avis
Source : SoftwareAdvice

Adaptive Insights: Forecasting tool true to its name

4,0 il y a 6 ans

Commentaires : Adaptive is a much better tool than Excel in handling data as time is not wasted in linking different spreadsheets and validating versions. It is easier to implement throughout the organization so that managers and employees can log in to check the status. It makes the process of monthly forecasting easy and this we can focus on analyzing the results rather than spending time in gathering data in Excel.

Avantages :

1. Adaptive can link to Office Connect and users can remotely connect to the system without the need of a VPN. 2. What-if scenarios help the managers to design systems which give it a strong forecasting ability. 3. It offers a dynamic interface and offers a cloud access by means of which people can enter data from anywhere and trends are visible dynamically.

Inconvénients :

1. It requires quite a bit of practice to be proficient in the use of Adaptive. So, it takes some time to be an efficient user of the software. 2. The graphics are not that great, so you might an additional software to get presentable results. 3. Monthly forecasting is the lowest level of forecasting that we can see which limits its use to an extent if businesses want to see more detailed forecasting.

Sandra
Financial Analyst (É.-U.)
Équipements publics, 51-200 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus d'un an
Source de l'avis

Flexible, User Friendly Software

5,0 il y a 6 ans

Commentaires : Our Finance team switched to Adaptive Planning from another software that was very inflexible and required both outside consultants and house IT staff on a regular basis. Adaptive Planning was a very smooth implementation. It allows great flexibility in your planning models without the heavy reliance on consultants and IT. The ad hoc reporting and additional benefit of Office Connect have been very valuable in our planning processes.

Avantages :

Flexible, cloud based, user friendly

Utilisateur vérifié
Director, Financial Planning Analysis ()
Utilisateur LinkedIn vérifié
Logiciels, 201-500 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus d'un an
Source de l'avis
Source : GetApp

Adaptive Insights

4,0 il y a 7 ans

Commentaires : I use adaptive planning for corporate budgeting and long term forecasting. It is a great tool that is very flexible. Being able to build the financial model in a collaborative, team based manner instead of in numerous different excel models is a much better process.

Avantages :

[1] Version comparison is easy for variance analysis [2] Adaptive office connect is a very useful excel based reporting tool [3] Flexible system based planning and scenario analysis accelerates planning cycles and reduces data integrity issues

Inconvénients :

The biggest issue that i have run into is the way actuals flow into locked plan versions. If you have a formula in a locled plan version that references actuals and you change the actuals data, then it will change you plan numbers even though the period is locked.

Elton
É.-U.
Transport routier/ferroviaire
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : Non fourni
Source de l'avis
Source : SoftwareAdvice

Review on Adaptive Insights

5,0 il y a 9 ans

Avantages :

This product is quite user-friendly once you go through the product training. I particular like the report feature where you can design the reports you need, and it can replace all the Excel spreadsheets you need to create by yourself with all the formula links.

Inconvénients :

I think the product would be even more useful if we could fully utilize its budgeting function. However, this is mostly our internal issue rather than the issues with the product or vendor. One weakness I would point out is about the foreign exchange rate that can be applied to the B/S and P/L. The system basically provides two different rates per currency per month (EOM rate and Monthly Average rate). In reality, in B/S, you will have accounts that need to apply historical rates like fixed assets so none of these two rates can be used.

Sara
Founder (É.-U.)
Logiciels, Auto-entrepreneur
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : Essai gratuit
Source de l'avis
Source : SoftwareAdvice

Adaptive Insights for Dynamic Businesses

4,0 il y a 5 ans

Avantages :

There are so many dynamic factors in today's business climate. As a start-up MSP as we are adding partners and capabilities - both software and software across different verticals in our business plan daily, we have a very elastic business model. Yet, we are still financially constrained in start-up mode. So, our projections for revenue, allocation, and hiring as we build our short to long term business plan requires more agility. The ability to aggregate more nimble data to make adjustments in our projections, justifications in key areas like hiring or expansion, and where to focus our budget allocations requires the sophistication representative of what Adaptive Insights offers as opposed to something more static.

Inconvénients :

It is too soon for us to measure the impact, but we can't imagine undertaking our growth without something like this for managing and forecasting.

Jose
Senior Financial Analyst (É.-U.)
Hôpitaux et soins de santé, 201-500 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : 6 à 12 mois
Source de l'avis

If you are not using Adaptive Planning, you should be.

5,0 il y a 6 ans

Commentaires : We are in the process of completing our rollout and implementation of Adaptive Planning within the organization and the feedback has been great. Not only has the FP&A team been able to streamline their work, they have been empowered to offer more in terms of custom requests and shorter lead times.

Avantages :

The ease of use and ability to work from any device.

Inconvénients :

The reports need work and better support for custom formulas.