Predictive Planning

Data Integration

Vanguard has made data integration easy. With years of investment and a wide variety of integration options, you will be able to see your data in Vanguard in no time. Vanguard supports:

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX Direct Integration
  • ERP systems including (but not limited to) SAP, Oracle, Netsuite, Epicor
  • Microsoft Excel (including CSV files)
  • Databases and Data warehouses
  • Supply Chain and Inventory systems
  • In-house developed systems

Vanguard has also developed an industry first, 3rd Party Connector Platform that enables forecasting to include 3rd party data sources like government data sets, weather forecasts, Dun & Bradstreet, and others (licensing not provided by Vanguard for these data sources).

Vanguard Software’s market-proven forecasting suite now comes with direct integration for Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Vanguard Predictive Planning for Microsoft Dynamics AX

More Than A Statistical Forecast Engine

The Vanguard IBP software platform is much more than a statistical forecast engine. It’s a complete platform that combines expert systems technology, advanced analytics, and workforce knowledge and insight for best-possible forecasting and planning.


Sales & Operation Preview

Key Benefits Include:

  • User Customization Dashboards, navigation, data hierarchies
  • Roles & Permissions Set unique access rights to data, views, or modules
  • Intuitive Web User Interface Access on any device
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Finance Forecasting Preview

Key Benefits Include:

  • Scalability Benchmarked for 1M forecasts with grid computing and data segregation options
  • Systems Integration Import and export data via ODBC/SQ, Web Services, file read/write
  • Jobs Manager Set triggers to automate recurring tasks
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Sales Forecasting Preview

Key Benefits Include:

  • Alerts & Notifications Schedule and receive time sensitive reminders
  • Audit Trail Time and user-stamped
  • Complete IBP / S&OP Capability Choose one module or run multiple simultaneously
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Vanguard Software Applications

Our collaborative, web-based forecasting applications unite roles, teams and departments in achieving the most accurate forecasts in the world – bar none.