Unleashing the Power of Advanced Analytics to Accelerate Financial Forecasting & Planning
Virtual Financial Forecasting, Planning & Budgeting Conference
Unleashing the Power of Advanced Analytics to Accelerate Financial Forecasting & Planning

You will learn:

  • How Digital Transformation is at the center of understanding customer engagement and product demand
  • How traditional forecasting methods are blind to the causes of demand spikes and unforeseen disruptions
  • How times series forecasting is time and resource intensive compared to Advanced Analytics
  • How powerful technologies like Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics are driving financial decisions by accelerating the IBP process
  • How we can automate repetitive financial planning activities to facilitate decisions at scale across a company‚Äôs product portfolio
Charles Chase, CPF
Executive Industry Consultant
SAS Institute

Mr. Chase is an author, thought leader and trusted advisor delivering demand planning and forecasting solutions to improve consumer packaged goods companies supply chain efficiencies. Prior to that, he worked for various companies, including the Mennen Company, Johnson & Johnson, Consumer Products Inc., Reckitt Benckiser PLC, Polaroid Corporation, Coca Cola, Wyeth-Ayerst Pharmaceuticals, and Heineken USA. He has more than 20 years of experience in the consumer packaged goods industry, and is an expert in sales forecasting, market response modeling, econometrics, and supply chain management. He is the author of several books, including Next Generation Demand Management: People, Process, Analytics, and Technology and Demand-Driven Forecasting: A Structured Approach to Forecasting. In addition, he is co-author of Bricks Matter: The Role of Supply Chains in Building Market-Driven Differentiation. He is also the second recipient of the IBF Lifetime Achievement Award.