Prophecy™ Sales Forecast Software

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Save money through a better, more accurate sales forecast.

Forecast, analyse and report in one system.  Integrate Quantity, Revenue and Margin forecasting with a single-source, shared view of the future.  Ideal for integrated forecasting.  Ideal input to S&OP demand planning processes.

Forecast over hierarchies of Products and Customers.  Manage delivery of budgets and plans through constantly updated comparisons with Budgets, Last Year etc..

Boost forecaster productivity compared to sales forecast spreadsheet solutions.  As easy to use as a spreadsheet, but totally focussed on the job of forecasting.

Implement faster and at lower cost. Existing Prophecy customers integrate with SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, Sage, NetSuite etc..

  • Prophecy™ supports forecasting over multi-levels hierarchies of products and customers though time.  Compare forecasts with previous years or budgets at any level of hierarchy.  Extend sales forecast quantities through to revenues, cost of goods and margin in one, easy to use system.
  • See our sales forecast software screenshots page for a quick flavour of Prophecy, click here to view a self-running, browser based demo, or here to download an evaluation system.
  • Prophecy™ fully supports multi-user concurrent forecasting without the need for cumbersome and time-consuming consolidations.  Forecast changes are saved aggreated over products and customers in real-time.
  • Prophecy™ is used by companies world-wide to forecast products as diverse as cosmetics and toiletries, breakfast cereals, cleaning products, white goods, pet products and building materials.
  • Prophecy™ was designed and developed by experienced business forecasters, for business forecasters.
  • Prophecy™ is a proven, cost-effective solution to multi-user sales forecasting.   Please click here for more information, check out the menu links at the top and bottom of the screen, or give Data Perceptions a call right now on 01494 785574 (UK).

Benefits for 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, audit trail etc..
  • Accuracy analysis with a single-click - helps your forecasters identify and learn from mistakes earlier.
  • Click here to see what other forecasters say about Prophecy.

Business Benefits

  • 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 architected 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 and written back in the same way.
  • Easy maintenance.  Once hierarchies and data are sourced from your business systems via SQL and Prophecy automation scripts the system requires little maintenance.


February 2017:
The past year has seen much internal development of Prophecy. 2017 will see numerous major functionality additions to Prophecy, mainly in the area of Trade Promotions Planning and Management.  Please use our contact form to request notification and an early demo of this exciting new feature and we will get back to you as soon as it is launched.

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