WebSite Links...
Thanks much for visiting us! Here are a few of the sites around the web that might be useful to you in the demand forecasting and planning profession.

Training partners that have hosted CPDF Workshops

UK: The IE Group (London)

EU: Decision Support Associates (Netherlands)

China: Eurasia Events (Shanghai)

Turkey: SmartAge Management Technologies (Ankara)

South Africa: A.I.F.F.A (Cape Town)

India: Aarsh Management Solutions (Gurgaon).

Saudi Arabia: Prime HR Solutions (Riyadh).

Canada: Jaguar-APS, Inc. (Toronto).

Asia Pacific Region: Long Trends Pte Ltd (Singapore).

Middle East: Saber-Mena (Beirut, Dubai).

Forecasting Workshops and Conferences

International Institute of Forecasters (IIF) is a not-for-profit membership organization that lists job opportunities in demand planning, forecasting, market research, economics - all related to forecasting. Also publishes a peer-reviewed academic journal (International Journal of Forecasting), a practitioner publication (Foresight), and holds the annual International Symposium on Forecasting in June.

Applied Forecasting is a free portal for the forecasting community where you can find a complete, up-to-date listing of a number of forecasting activities including forecasting books and conferences dealing with forecasting and planning. Among those, you will find:

The IE Group organizes a number of forecasting conferences with a specific industry focus, such as CPG, HiTech, Fashion, etc.

The Institute of Business Forecasting (IBF) provides business forecasting education, holds conferences and publishes the Journal of Business Forecasting

For SAP APO users, website at  offers consulting, training, industry specific practices, and a knowledge base.

The Institute for Forecasting Education (IFE) offers educational workshops in business forecasting and statistical analysis. IFE also maintains a database of forecasting software reviews

Forecasting Data Sources

Statistical Data Resources from the University of Michigan Documents Center

Leading economic indicators from the Conference Board

Over 100 forecasting principles that can be a useful guide for forecasters