Analytics & Business Intelligence

Forecasting

Presenter

Jeff Horon
Business Analyst
Medical School Grant Review & Analysis Office

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COMING SOON: Excel workbook to demonstrate some more math-heavy concepts

Summary

Forecasting can enable better data-driven decisions. This presentation explores the spectrum of forecasting techniques, including scenario construction and powerful-yet-approachable quantitative methods. See how to match appropriate techniques to decision-support needs and then implement them in ubiquitous productivity software. Learn effective strategies for visualizing and communicating forecast outcomes, uncertainty, and sensitivity.

Jeff details his forecasting experience at the Medical School. Examples include financial forecasts informed by operational data and scenario analysis.