DI – Swedish housing prices are resistant

DI – Swedish housing prices are resistant

February 22, 2019

Dagens Industri 2019-02-06 Swedish housing prices are unexpectedly resistant. A new forecasting software points to slightly rising prices in the coming years and that substantial shocks are needed in the economy to bring them down, claims housing economist Tor Borg. Read the whole article here

F&A Forecasting launches new service offering

F&A Forecasting launches new service offering

January 22, 2019

Tor Borg and Jonas Ahlander joins F&A Forecasting as Senior Forecasting Advisors Next generation forecasting technology supplier F&A Forecasting has recently launched Indicio, a fully automated SaaS solution for market- and macroeconomic forecasting. Indicio enables companies and financial institutions to gain data-driven insights of their market- and macroeconomic environment. This optimizes business activities, planning and … Read More

Demand planning – handling contradictive opinions and interests

Demand planning – handling contradictive opinions and interests

February 27, 2018

There are inherent complications in synchronizing the views of sales and operations in demand planning. Demand planning aims to optimize the production and balance the trade-off between production costs and service levels. With the sales-department being likely to push for a higher sales forecast in order to achieve higher service-levels, it is important for the … Read More

The biased roundtable – how to improve manual adjustments in budgeting

The biased roundtable – how to improve manual adjustments in budgeting

January 11, 2018

The process of setting the budget for the coming year follows a similar structure in many organizations. First, the forecasted value is being extracted from the ERP-system. Afterwards, people involved in the budget gathers in order to discuss how the coming year will deviate from the forecasted value. The optimal way of handling forecasting is … Read More