The Budget Accelerator application provides users with an intuitive budget setup and administration, in a familiar Microsoft Excel-based Budget Model. At the center of the Budget Accelerator application is a Budgeting Database. This database holds the budget structures, budget data and budget model definitions. With centrally defined spread methods and budget rules, and role-based security, Budget Accelerator provides workbook tracking, defined budget submission policies and an intuitive distribution process. Budget Accelerator is also compatible with Global Software, Inc.‘s flagship Spreadsheet Server product, as well as the Executive DASH’ and Spreadsheet Analyst applications.