Everyone wants a crystal ball to be able to peer into the future
Any strategy relies on assumptions. And assumptions come from a forecast. "How many orders in the next twelve months?" How will changes in this line item affect results in that one?" "What will things look like in a quarter? Two quarters? A year?"
The best route to precise forecasting is, hands down, the rolling forecast. This white paper discusses the ten best practices for creating a strong rolling forecast, including how to construct it, how to connect it with both strategy and operations, and how to use it as a powerful planning and management tool.