Don't just reveal the future, shape it.

Vanguard Software delivers the sharpest forecasting and optimization software in the world – benchmark verified.


The Promise of Forecast Accuracy

If you only look to the past or present, you will miss the future. Numbers drive your organization. Leading organizations leverage these numbers to connect, predict, and simulate in a real-time collaborative manner with Vanguard Software.

Unity through Technology

Vanguard Predictive Planning

Since 1995, Vanguard Software has helped experts worldwide build advanced predictive analytic systems. We have leveraged this domain experience to develop Vanguard Predictive Planning, the industry’s leading Integrated Business Planning platform that leverages both predictive analytics and artificial intelligence. Our collaborative, web-based platform unites roles, teams, and departments in achieving breakaway performance within their Supply Chain Planning, Integrated Business Planning (IBP), and S&OP processes.



Proven Performance


Total value of forecasts
managed using Vanguard


Our products create
value worldwide


Small and medium businesses
to global industry leaders

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We are making strategic decisions that have long-term impacts on our business. Without Vanguard, we would not have the visibility and analysis we need to make the right decisions.
Joachim Schwarzkopf MBA, PhD Senior Portfolio Manager, Novartis – Vaccines & Diagnostics
Vanguard is really easy to use, and allows you to quickly pull demand data to use to support the business. Vanguard’s staff is always willing to help out with any question/concern I have about the system/information. Vanguard’s onsite training was extremely beneficial to help learn the tricks of the tool.
Vijay Ramadoss
After reviewing five different forecast systems, Vanguard excelled in all our requirements. Vanguard has great visualization and interface tools to assist with Ad-hoc and strategic analysis. The ability to measure statistical forecast accuracy greatly adds merit to the competency of the system. What really sold us was the exceptional customer service support to maximize the full potential of the software.
Cameron Yee Business Analytics Manager, Buy Auto Parts
After the initial Pre Sales demonstrations to our prospects, the most common statement is not whether they wanted to go ahead, it is when should we start the trial.
David White Business Intelligence Manager, Endeavour
Vanguard brought massive, positive improvements to purchasing, confidence, and stock reduction. Their system helped us stabilize production. That saved us money, but it also enabled us to grow the business more sustainably. Instead of managing spikes in demand, we achieved much greater stability in production scheduling and fulfillment.
Ewelina Piasecka Demand Planning Manager, Sensata Technologies
We looked for a software which could deliver the necessary requirement for our business and allows for customization. Vanguard has that capability, and proven to be a reliable software, with a good supporting team behind it.
Geoffrey Taylor Logistics and Inventory Manager, AFT Pharmaceuticals
Our company grew rapidly with the acquisition of a large number of products that more than doubled our sku (stock keeping units) base. We were implementing a robust Sales and Operations (S&OP) process and needed a tool to assist our team in forecasting demand. We evaluated multiple solutions and continued to return to Vanguard based on their solution and the quality of their design and support team. Since implementing Vanguard we have seen a substantial improvement in our forward looking forecast as measured by our Mean Absolute Percentage Error. We are confident we made the right selection in choosing Vanguard.
Carl Turner Vice President of Supply Chain, Mayne Pharma
We use Vanguard to effectively create and distribute sales plans to our field leadership to help them manage their business units.
Curt Mason Financial Analyst, Francesca's
At its core, Vanguard Forecast Server is a user-friendly forecast generator with powerful analytical tools and easy-to-read reports. As users become more adept with the system, their ability to manage and manipulate forecasts increases tremendously. The results are consistently more accurate forecasts, time and again, and better forecast accuracy leads directly to a better bottom line for our business.
Dave Palew Director of Supply Chain, Aurobindo Pharma USA
Vanguard satisfied all of the business requirements we were looking for in an end-to-end S&OP solution and at a very competitive price. It is a solid solution, giving you get a lot of bang for your buck.
Dusty Hanson Operations Planning Analyst, Memjet
South Dakota DOT had heard from another State DOT about how they forecast their cash, and because we had been looking for that type of system, we spoke with that agency and decided to inquire about getting a similar system tweaked to fit our needs.
Patty Thompson Sr. Accountant, SDOT
The reason I chose Vanguard was the quality of the pre-sales support and assistance in setting up a proof of concept with our actual data. While functionality was similar between all the choices your team and immediate sales support are what closed the deal.
Tim Oligmueller Director of Business Intelligence, Keen Footwear
Vanguard is a premier forecasting tool for businesses of all sizes. The data flexibility, reporting tools, continuous support is why we chose Vanguard over other software solutions.
Chris Patterson Demand Planning Manager, Natrol
Vanguard's forecasting process makes us so much more effective as an agency, especially when every dollar really counts.
Marcia Ferrill Assistant Director, Planning and Development – Kansas Department of Transportation
“Our company grew rapidly with the acquisition of a large number of products that more than doubled our sku (stock keeping units) base. We implements a robust Sales and Operations (S&OP) process and needed a tool to assist our team in forecasting demand. We evaluated multiple solutions and continued to return to Vanguard based on their solution and the quality of their design and support team. Prior to the implementation of Vanguard our 90 day previous forecast had an 80% Mean Absolute Percentage Error rate across all of our products. Since implementing Vanguard we have seen our this drop into the 20% Mean Absolute Percentage Error rate for a 90 day previous forecast. With this substantial improvement in our forecast reliability we are confident we made the right selection in choosing Vanguard.”