Prophecy - your Sales Forecasting solution for business!
Prophecy is a purpose-built, proven sales
forecasting solution aimed at helping business managers produce
better, more defensible sales forecasts.
It is used by companies world-wide to forecast
quantity, revenue and margins and to track / analyse progress versus budgets.
It will help you get away from complex, difficult
to maintain spreadsheets and home-grown
It helps business forecasters apply proven sales forecasting
methodologies and is exceptionally easy to use.
It allows you to integrate forecasting, business
planning, key sales analysis and reporting.
It is easy to implement and deploy.
It is developed in the UK and used by business
managers across the world.
Sample markets forecasted by Prophecy:
foods, pet care, white goods, construction, personal care,
Benefits for Sales Forecasters
- Produce intelligent sales forecasts, more quickly,
more effectively and with none of the
tedious manual processes associated
with using spreadsheets for the forecasting of demand.
- Much more than just statistical algorithms!
Forecasting monthly or weekly sales by product requires much more
than naively applying statistical forecasting algorithms.
Prophecy gives your forecasters the insights, views and information
with which to make best use of their knowledge of events and interpretation
of trend and other data.
- Appropriate and proven methodology
for forecasting of demand. Prophecy distils many years
of professional business sales forecasting experience into a proven,
powerful and well thought out software solution.
- Puts forecasters and reviewers in control.
Forecasters and managers will be able to identify and understand
trends as soon as they start developing, spot inaccurate sales forecasts
as they are entered and instantly quantify the financial impact
of forecast changes at any level of product and customer detail
on the overall sales plan.
- Forecaster aids : instant trend graphs, automated
forecast risk analysis, drilldowns, forecast at any level of detail,
diary notes, time profiles, promotional scratchpad etc..
- Accuracy analysis with a single-click - helps
your forecasters identify and learn from mistakes earlier.
- Designed specifically for business forecasting.
Prophecy users worldwide are currently forecasting products ranging
from chilled desserts to confectionary, pet foods, breakfast cereals,
white goods, personal care / beauty and DIY.
- Forecast for revenue and profit as well as quantities.
Instantly understand the impact of volume changes on the revenue
and profit plan at all levels of hierarchy. Compare to Budget
and previous years, all within Prophecy's powerful forecasting
and reporting environment.
- Team forecasting. Prophecy was designed
from the ground upwards to allow multiple forecasters to concurrently
forecast without the need for tedious manual consolidations.
Workflow management (i.e. forecast, review, reforecast etc) is built
in, enabling efficient coordination of the sales forecast process.
Forecast changes from multiple users are transparently consolidated
in real time.
- Compare the Sales Forecast with Budgets, Plans and Previous
Years. Demand forecasting is therefore actively integrated
into business plan monitoring and delivery. Combine
more accurate forecasting of demand and more controlled delivery
of the company plan using Prophecy.
- Rapid implementation. Prophecy can be
implemented very quickly - it is not a major IT project! Data
can be sourced from any ODBC/OLEDB data source or from flat files.