Reporting &
Forecasting

Predict the impact of business decisions with accurate forecasting and reporting software.

Forecasting software can help companies become more agile and ultimately make better data-driven decisions.

Automating the process of predictive analytics can save an establishment both time and money by producing an accurate forecast at the click of a button. Forecasting software has the capability to instantly pull a company’s historical data and all relevant information into one simple report without the need for manual data collection, calculations or spreadsheet manipulation.

Companies use budgeting and forecasting software to plan the financial resources they need to support their business activities in the future. This type of software helps companies estimate future revenues and expenses across multiple departments or business entities. Managers and executives use this type of software to create budgets and forecasts for each department. Accountants use budgeting and forecasting solutions to consolidate all departmental budgets to develop an overall company budget, which defines how funds will be allocated to each department. This type of software also empowers accountants to identify possible changes in revenues and expenses, which may impact the profitability of the company.

The forecasts are applicable to different functions of the organization, such as for example:

  • A Sales Forecast of a specific product or a family of products already in the market.
  • A Forecast to determine the volume demand of an innovative product.
  • A Financial Forecast for profit and loss statements, balance sheets and other cash-flow forecasts.
  • A Material Forecast to ensure all the resources meet customer demand in time and quantity.

Benefits

  • Cost reduction – Forecasting helps reduce costs associated with a number of critical production tasks such as inventory, job allocation and management, sourcing raw materials, and even some front-office or customer-facing duties.
  • Increased customer satisfaction – making sure the customer has the right product in their hands at the right time and how this product arrives to meet the customer’s needs.
  • Improved reporting – Using advanced ‘What if’ scenarios, you can produce quick accurate financial forecasts on any business idea.
  • Better inventory planning – Forecasting can help paint a clearer picture of the company’s supply chain so businesses can better assess the level of customer demand. From here, they can order the optimal amount of inventory to successfully fulfill orders without excess waste or shortages.
  • Efficient workforce planning – By anticipating the correct level of demand, businesses can also effectively budget and plan for labor. By hiring and scheduling only the amount of employees needed per shift, productivity will increase.
  • Informed decision-making – Forecasting eliminates the need for guesswork, improving the accuracy of the decision-making process by basing it on historical data and market trends.
  • More effective production scheduling – Forecasting gives companies the ability to see into the future for more effective analysis of planning and production cycles. This means companies can operate with more agility, transparency, and flexibility to adapt to changing production environments or schemes

Core Products

Sage 200

Control your business and gain complete visibility over your operations. You can also manage multiple companies and access key insights and reports on the go through Excel. Get business-wide, market-leading software full of the features and functionality you need when you need them – and with scalable solutions that grow with your business.

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Sage 50cloud.

Sage 50cloud Accounts combines the convenience of the cloud with the power of desktop accounting software, giving you a complete view of all your business finances in one place.

Run your business more efficiently with a time-saving in-depth solution to manage your accounting, invoicing, cash-flow, inventory, taxes, and so much more. From invoicing customers and paying suppliers, to dealing with every aspect of your VAT and accounts, it helps manage all the different areas of your business. It gives you the reliable information you need to stay in control and drive your business success.

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Sage CRM.

Sage CRM (Customer Relationship Management), is an easily configured, flexible business management solution designed with the needs of small and medium sized companies at its core.

Sage CRM helps businesses improve customer relationships by organising and automating communications and activities across all customer-facing departments. It enables your marketing, sales and customer services teams to work together, to share information and to manage every interaction with prospects, leads and customers.

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Integrations 

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Roveel

Roveel empowers SMEs and Accountants with the accessible and accurate dashboards they need to analyse their Sage 50 data. No need for numerous clunky spreadsheets, Roveel’s dashboards extract and transform your Sage 50 from across your business. From Sales and Credit Control to the Profit and Loss and Cash, have instant visibility over your business performance.

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Power BI

Microsoft Power BI (Business Intelligence) is a collection of software services, apps, and connectors that work together to turn your data into immersive and interactive insights. Power BI lets you easily connect to your data sources, discover what’s important, and share that with anyone you want.

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Panintelligence

Panintelligence is a three-in-one single solution, combining business intelligence with quick and easy reporting, and powerful predictive analytics in self-service dashboards. Pi for Sage is a business intelligence and analytics dashboard, which is pre-configured for Sage 50, Sage 200, and Sage CRM.

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Sicon

Sicon Manufacturing and features works order processing, and materials and stock management to streamline production scheduling. This means you can coordinate your distribution channels, get automated reports, schedule work and materials, and track and plan resources and capacity.

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Cim Services

CIM Services provides you with all the tools you need to control each stage of your manufacturing processes, giving you the control and confidence you need from your business-critical software

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Proforecast

ProForecast’s powerful cloud based Forecasting and Strategic planning application allows you generate Forecasts and stress test them with detailed “What-If” scenario planning and generates reports with the granularity to help you make informed decisions for the future

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