Analyst report: BARC

Predictive Planning and Forecasting on the Rise – Hype or Reality?

A topical survey by BARC

Predictive algorithms and machine learning (ML) have the potential to transform financial planning and forecasting. The intelligent insights they deliver can provide crucial information for decision-making, while the automation of manual activities can free up valuable time.  

But despite the technological developments in this field, the uptake of predictive planning and forecasting has typically been slow. This BARC research considers the reasons behind the slow uptake and explores why now is the time to get on board.   

Download the management summary to understand: 

  • The benefits of predictive planning and forecasting 
  • Current adoption of predictive planning and forecasting
  • Top tips for aligning forecasting and planning with predictive planning