BARC Topical Survey

Does Predictive Planning & Forecasting really take your company to the next level?

Read the latest BARC study to learn if AI/ML offer the benefits that companies expect. 

New BARC study: Predictive Planning and Forecasting on the Rise – Hype or Reality?

The objective analyst BARC conducted the worldwide online survey "Predictive Planning and Forecasting on the Rise – Hype or Reality?" in the period from May to June 2022. Serviceware is one of the sponsors of this survey.

The current BARC study examined the nature and current extent of the use of predictive planning and forecasting and draws comparisons with the results of previous BARC studies.

Key aspects of the study include the investigation of:

Benefits achieved and planned
Use cases
Specific challenges and opportunities of predictive models in planning and forecasting

Get answers to these questions, for example:

  • Does predictive planning and forecasting take corporate planning to the next level in practice and provide the benefits that companies expect?
  • Are the enthusiastic promises of vendors exaggerated?
  • How widely is predictive planning actually used?
  • While software vendors are massively expanding their functionality in this area, utilization in user companies is only increasing slowly. But why is that?

These infographics highlight some of the key findings from the study:

How do companies view the benefits of predictive planning?
What do companies use predictive planning for?
Which tools do companies use for predictive planning?

Get the BARC study results now and draw valuable insights from the case studies as well as recommendations for the use of predictive planning and forecasting.

Download the BARC Topical Survey for free now!