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Forecast Pro

Overview
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Forecast Pro is a comprehensive forecasting and forecast management system. This affordable and easy-to-use solution gives your team the capability to create accurate and credible forecasts, along with the tools for efficiently managing, monitoring and improving your forecast process.

Category

Statistical Software

Features

•Create Accurate Forecasts Automatically
•Add Judgement and Collaborate With Others
•View Your Forecasts Any Way You Wish
•Work With Multiple Hierarchies
•Manage and Review Forecasts Effectively
•Monitor You Forecast Performance
•Manage By Exception

License

Proprietary Software

Price

•Forecaster License Single License $8,995 2-License Bundle $14,000 5+License bundle $4,500 per license
•Collaborator License Single License $1,795 2-License Bundle $3,590 11+License bundle $1,350 per license

Forecast Pro Unlimited
•Forecaster License Single License $4,995 2-License Bundle $7,990 6+License bundle $3,000 per license
•Collaborator License Single License $995 2-License Bundle $1,990 11+License bundle $750 per license

Forecast Pro XE
•Single License $1,295 2-License Bundle $2,190 11+License bundle $995 per license

Pricing

Subscription

Free Trial

Available

Users Size

Small (<50 employees), Medium (50 to 1000 employees), Enterprise (>1001 employees)

Company

Forecast Pro

URL

https://www.forecastpro.com/

What is best?

•Manage and Review Forecasts Effectively
•Monitor You Forecast Performance
•Manage By Exception
•Consolidate Your Team's Forecasts
•Work with Multiple Forecasts

What are the benefits?

• Easy integration with databases
• Easy to use override grid
• Flexible reporting formats
• Include customizable worksheets
• Integration of multiple features

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Ease of use
7.7
6.9
Features & Functionality
7.8
7.9
Advanced Features
7.8
8.8
Integration
7.7
7.4
Performance
7.6
8.2
Customer Support
7.6
8.8
Implementation
6.5
Renew & Recommend
8.5
Bottom Line

Forecast Pro's automatic "best pick" feature allows you to generate accurate forecasts, even for thousands of items, in a matter of seconds. If you prefer to specify the forecasting approach, Forecast Pro provides menu-based custom modeling options and a comprehensive set of diagnostic tools.

7.7
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7.9
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Forecast Pro is a comprehensive forecasting and forecast management system. This affordable and easy-to-use solution gives professional teams the capability to create accurate and credible forecasts, along with the tools for efficiently managing, monitoring and improving business forecast process.

Designed specifically for business forecasters, Forecast Pro has an intuitive interface that displays hierarchical data in a tree-like structure, allowing forecasters to work at any level of detail with a simple click of the mouse. As forecasters navigate from item to item, synchronized windows displaying graphical and tabular reports are instantly updated. Sharing work is easy with Forecast Pro's flexible output formats, including one–click, direct–to–Excel reporting. A wide range of forecasting models with an automatic "best pick" option.

Forecast Pro contains specialized methods for new products, promoted items, and one-time events. Forecast Pro has an easy-to-use override grid for making and documenting forecast adjustments.

Forecast Pro includes tools for forecast collaboration and team forecasting, features for working with multiple hierarchies and units of measure, flexible reporting formats including one-click, direct-to-Excel, Forecast vs. actual tracking and extensive exception reporting, integration of multiple forecasts for S &OP, customizable worksheets that can include imported information, easy integration with databases and corporate systems, native 32-bit and 64-bit support.

Forecast Pro contains multi language support and available in English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish versions. Forecast Pro has been formally integrated into several commercially including ERP, DP, SCM and other systems after being deemed to be the “best of breed” after intensive evaluation.

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  • Edgardo Balza
    February 18, 2017 at 1:44 pm

    Shuffling capability

    What are the benefits?

    This feature is useful to forecasters as it enables them generate accurate forecasts in a matter of seconds. The “best pick” feature also enables forecasters to specify the forecasting approach provided in the menu based custom modeling options. Good judgment making is essential in forecasting, therefore Forecast Pro provides a feature where forecaster can add their judgments and also collaborate with members of their team and add their judgment too. T

    Company size

    Medium (50 to 1000)

    User Role

    Super User

    User Industry

    Manufacturing

    Rating
    Ease of use7.5

    Forecast Pro provides an affordable and easy to use solution for forecaster to create accurate and credible forecasts using a comprehensive forecasting and forecast management system. The system works with the required tools enabling efficient monitoring, management and improved forecast process. Forecast Pro enables users to automatically create accurate forecast by using the “best pick” feature.

    Features & Functionality7.9

    Advanced Features8.8

    Integration7.4

    Performance8.2

    Training 8

    Customer Support8.8

    Implementation8.2

    Renew & Recommend8.5

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    The simple drop down menu enables forecasters to view their forecast and data in any units of measure they wish. Forecast Pro provides the shuffling capability that enable users rearrange hierarchies on the fly. This feature is useful to users as a user can instantly change from a product by customer view to customer level forecasts broken down by products.

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