Predictive Planning

Modeling & Simulation

Modeling is at the core of enterprise strategy. It’s a framework for accessing competing courses of action, comparing risk-reward scenarios, and testing ideas virtually to avoid undesired outcomes.

Vanguard Software brings state-of-the-art modeling and simulation capability to knowledge workers at all levels. Our solution puts modeling and routine-decision automation in a workflow-enabled environment. Collaborators across the enterprise can converge on shared modeling challenges, expose risks and opportunities, and roll up diverse data in real-time to improve the quality, reliability, and speed of decision making.

Features & Benefits

  • Collaboration: Multiple, simultaneous contributors for more complete analyses. Collective knowledge that contextualizes historical data, improves assumptions, and drives accuracy.
  • Scale: Excel-like interface with the capacity for the largest and most complex enterprise planning and analysis endeavors.
  • Reporting: Turn models into interactive web reports with a few clicks. Fully exercise models in real time.
  • Transparency: Models display graphically and in plain English formulas. Easy to communicate, understand, review, and comment on.
  • Recycling: Scan your model library for useful sequences to add in, link to, or build out.
  • Integration: Existing business systems — databases, enterprise applications, spreadsheets.
  • Analytics: Unlimited what-if scenario testing and analysis; multi-variant scenario planning; pre-built algorithms with breakback capabilities; advanced rules and optimization engine.
  • Workflow: Complete history and audit trail; multi-level user access

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.