International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF) Features “Forecasting in Practice” Track

International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF)
Boulder, Colorado, USA
June 17 – 20, 2018

Early bird deadline: March 31, 2018

The International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF) draws the world’s top forecasters and researchers to learn about and discuss cutting-edge developments in forecasting.  Sponsored annually by the International Institute of Forecasters (IIF), the 38th conference in Boulder, CO features a “Forecasting in Practice” track offering professional development to business forecasting practitioners.

In addition, Eric Stellwagen will present the workshop Business Forecasting: Techniques, Applications and Best Practices offering practitioners a deep dive into proven forecasting methods and demonstrating practical solutions that can be applied in their own organizations.

Visit the ISF Website for details on the full conference agenda and to take advantage of the early bird discount for registering by March 31, 2018.

 

 

Forecasting Seminar in Orlando, Florida in Just Two Weeks!

 

Join us in Orlando, Florida for a comprehensive three-day educational seminar Business Forecasting: Techniques, Applications and Best Practices on March 7-9, 2018.

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Introducing Forecast Pro TRAC Version 4.1

Users can take advantage of the enhancements available in Forecast Pro TRAC Version 4.1. This new release includes further improvements to the grid view, and substantial improvements to the “hierarchy shuffling”  functionality.

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Forecast Pro Unlimited Version 9 Now Available

ForecastProLogoBig Reflection (transparent)2Users can now enjoy the variety of improvements available in Forecast Pro Version 9.  The features found in the new release–including an enhanced user interface, methodology improvements and the new Custom Component Model–make the software more powerful and easier to use.

Here’s an overview of what’s new in Forecast Pro Unlimited v9:

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How to Leverage Forecasting and a Demand Control Process to Improve Customer Service

The educational Webinar How to Leverage Forecasting and a Demand Control Process to Improve Customer Service  presented by Business Forecast Systems and Oliver Wight is now available to view on demand.

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New Comprehensive Business Forecasting Resource

The newly-published reference book Business Forecasting: Practical Problems and Solutions compiles important and influential literature in the field into a single comprehensive resource for improving your forecasting process.

 

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Forecast Pro Featured in Government Finance Officers Association’s Newsletter

GFOA_Logo_monogramForecast Pro is used in a wide variety of businesses and organizations worldwide. While often used for sales forecasting, the software is also widely deployed in the government sector, across the federal, state, and municipal levels. Forecast Pro was recently featured in the US Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) newsletter, in an article highlighting some of the features that make Forecast Pro an excellent solution for government organizations.

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ISF 2014: Economic Forecasting–Past, Present and Future

Erasmus Adv (ISF 2014)The 34th International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF)
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
June 29 – July 2, 2014

Early bird deadline: May 31, 2014

Among the many business issues to be tackled at the 34th International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF) in Rotterdam is integrating academic research into practical application. Sponsored annually by the International Institute of Forecasters (IIF), the conference is recognized as the premier international event for presenting important forecasting research. At the ISF, the world’s top forecasting professionals and researchers, presenters, and participants learn from each other and discuss cutting-edge forecasting trends.

Encompassing a broad range of forecasting sectors, this year’s conference includes sessions on forecasting for climate predictability, recession in real time, financial market volatility, forecast optimality, and a history of prediction science. Register by May 31 to take advantage of early bird registration discounts.

 

Introducing New Releases of Forecast Pro TRAC & Unlimited

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We are pleased to announce new releases of Forecast Pro TRAC and Forecast Pro Unlimited. For more information about the new features included in each of these products, see the relevant section below.

Forecast Pro TRAC v3.1

A key feature in Forecast Pro TRAC v3.1 is the new Event Manager. This on-screen facility allows you to easily define events, create descriptive event labels and assign events to the items you are forecasting. Continue reading