A3 Releases A3 Modeling Version 2013 with Designer

A3 Solutions today released the latest version of its award winning corporate performance management (CPM) application, A3 Modeling 2013.

A3 Modeling unifies the full spectrum of CPM processes including revenue and product forecasting, expense budgeting, detailed workforce and compensation planning, enterprise consolidations, operations analysis and KPI dashboards. A3 Modeling is available both in the cloud (SaaS) and on-premise. This latest release includes several important enhancements to help customers achieve higher productivity, quicker, easier modeling and report generation, and greater self-sufficiency and freedom for finance staff from IT support.

Chief among the new slate of features and upgrades is the new A3 Designer, a tool that allows users to author dynamic models and reports right from within Excel. With this tool, customers now can enhance their solution by adding new models and reports without leaving Excel. The A3 Designer:

  • Allows finance groups to be more responsive to end-user feedback and requests by giving them the ability to quickly author custom reports.
  • Saves time and money maintaining A3 Modeling solution by making A3 Modeling even more flexible and customizable to unique business requirements.

Other enhancements with this version include:

  • New Top Down tool for strategic planning and target setting.
  • Support for version control and audit of unstructured data, i.e. stand-alone files (Word, XLS, PowerPoint, etc.) containing data and narrative critical to the budgeting process that fall outside the general ledger financial model.
  • Enhanced Key Performance Indicator (KPI) dashboards.

“We are on a relentless drive to make users more productive while driving down the cost of budgeting, forecasting, and consolidations,” says Rob Lautt, Founder and CEO of A3 Solutions. “A3 Modeling 2013 takes us one more step in continuing the journey.”

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About A3 Solutions and A3 Customers

A3 Solutions is the developer of A3 Modeling, the leading spreadsheet automation platform for web-based Enterprise Budgeting and Corporate Performance Management solutions. More flexible, with a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) than competing products, A3 Modeling is available as SaaS and On-Premise offering that tightly integrate with leading enterprise OLAP and relational database technology from Oracle/Hyperion and Microsoft.

To find out how American Airlines, Avon, Cox Communications, McDonald’s, Safeway, Toyota, Williams Sonoma, Verizon, and other Fortune 1000 enterprises use A3 Modeling to align their organizations, accelerate decision making, and turn strategy into action, visit or call 1 (415) 302-0158.

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