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Vena Solutions Gives CFOs New Research and Resources for Every Stage in Selecting the Right FP&A Software

December 19, 2018 |

Industry research, ROI analyses and proven success factors among resources for CFOs and finance teams to find their perfect Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) software

TORONTO – Dec. 18, 2018 – Vena Solutions, the fastest growing provider of cloud-based financial planning and analysis (FP&A) software, has unveiled four additions to its library of resources for CFOs and finance teams considering new FP&A software. These resources share objective, expert and research-based insights for every stage of the purchasing process – from identifying internal business needs to evaluating, selecting and implementing the right FP&A software – as well as a new, detailed look into the value of Vena for planning and analysis. 

New items include guides on Excel and FP&A implementation by AFP (Association of Financial Professionals) and CFO Research, a “for Dummies” ebook on purchasing FP&A software, and a Vena ROI white paper by industry analyst firm IDC.

“Vena is committed to empowering CFOs and their finance teams with valuable, objective resources borne out by third-party research and the combined wisdom of hundreds of FP&A professionals,” said Don Mal, CEO of Vena Solutions. “These resources uncover time-tested insights for every stage of the FP&A software journey, including identifying needs, evaluating vendors, selecting the right software, and ensuring it is implemented properly to maximize business adoption and success.

“The resources also include new details on the value of Vena’s FP&A software, with IDC’s analysis showing Vena customers seeing an average three-year ROI of 456 percent,” Mal added.

New CFO Resources Details At-A-Glance

CFO Research Report: “Beyond the Sale: Successfully Implementing FP&A Software”

Based on quantitative research, subject matter expert interviews and the experience of hundreds of FP&A software users, the report includes checklists, vendor questions and proven practices for FP&A software implementation success. Access the report here:

Ebook: “Purchasing FP&A Software for Dummies”

Vena’s new ebook shares proven steps for evaluating, comparing and selecting the right FP&A software solution. Readers will understand which features are table stakes versus differentiators in FP&A software, and learn the ten questions any business should be asking vendors before making a purchase decision. Access the ebook here:

AFP Guide: “Making Excel Work for FP&A”

The guide explores Excel’s evolution and recent advances, add-ins and third-party solutions. It also features insights from multiple practitioners to provide a broad view on how FP&A professionals can get the most out of this ubiquitous application. To download the free guide, visit:

IDC White Paper: “Vena Solutions Delivers More Timely, Efficient, and Robust Budgets”

This white paper showcases Vena’s role in helping organizations streamline and improve the quality of their budgets and – ultimately – strategic decision making, with benefits including an average 456 percent three-year ROI. Read more about Vena’s value for planning and analysis by downloading the paper at:

Vena Makes Deloitte Fast 500™ List for Third Consecutive Year

In addition to today’s news, Vena announced it was named one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies in the 2018 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 awards program. The prestigious list celebrates the fastest-growing technology, media and telecommunications companies – both public and private – in North America. View the full list at:

“Vena’s inclusion in the Deloitte Fast 500 is yet another proof point of our incredible growth trajectory,” said Mal. “We continue to exceed our revenue targets, as Vena builds upon its product momentum and customer traction towards accelerated market leadership.”

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About Vena Solutions

Vena Solutions redefines how medium and large-sized companies manage their budgeting, planning, forecasting and reporting. Vena provides a cloud-based financial planning and analysis (FP&A) solution that combines Excel with a centralized database, sophisticated workflow, powerful reporting and advanced analytics. Almost 500 of the world’s best companies use Vena to get trusted insights that drive faster, smarter business decisions. Vena is the fastest growing company in its sector and recognized leader in customer satisfaction and product usability. Visit us at


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