IBF is an international community of forecasters, demand planners, S&OP, and analytics professionals. Becoming a member of the IBF means joining a unique group of leaders that come together at industry-leading conferences and events around the world to share knowledge and network. Together, we advance the forecasting and planning disciplines, and the careers of those in the field. By becoming a member, you’re showing your company and the community your passion for the field.
FREE Subscription to the Journal of Business Forecasting (JBF), revealing the cutting-edge insight and developments in the field, complete with practical tips from key players and thought leaders. Past special issues including Future of Forecasting, New Product Forecasting, Predictive Analytics, Global S&OP, and more.
RESEARCH REPORTS, BENCHMARK STUDIES
Industry-leading research reports which include valuable benchmarking information based on IBF’s own research data. Compare a variety of data against the benchmark, including forecast error, new product planning practices, S&OP practices, organizational design, models used, salaries and more.
Access to the Journal of Business Forecasting Past Articles. Past issues since 1981 are available for free download. You can search by keyword, topic, category, or category. This includes 1000s of articles geared towards the practiticing forecasting and planning professional.
VALUABLE FORECASTING TEMPLATES
Access to our growing online Knowledge section & Action Templates for practical insight to help with a range of every day forecasting tasks and processes. For example, calculate the financial cost or impact of forecast error.
FREE IBF TRAINING
Free 1-day forecasting & planning training at most IBF conferences around the world. This is a (USD) $1000+ value that we provide to our dedicated IBF members to ensure best practices are available for the most passionate professionals.
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