30th May 2019

Come and meet us at ASCO 2019

Come and talk to us at ASCO 2019 about Onco+, our game-changing Excel add-in. Contact our team, who will be at ASCO: Maiko Midena : mmidena@jdforecasting.com Chyna Blain : cblain@jdforecasting.com
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2nd July 2018

Something beautiful in forecasting is about to happen

J+D are very proud to announce the launch of their latest pharmaceutical forecasting innovation, FC+. FC+ is a unique forecasting software for pharma and bio tech companies. Long gone are the days of slow, clunky, difficult to read forecasting models. FC+ is a responsive, intuitive…
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25th January 2018

Complexity Versus Simplicity: The Forecast Model Balancing Act

A successful forecast model design, as our previous article explored, relies on four key ingredients: transparency, tailoring, flexibility and simplicity. However, getting the right amount of simplicity can be challenging when the other ingredients can drive complexity in a forecast model. Toeing the line between…
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8th December 2017

Four Core Ingredients Of Successful Forecast Model Design

A forecast model should make your life easier, not harder. It should allow people with varying capabilities, responsibilities and experiences to input their ideas and rationale, and understand what will happen to a product if the market changes. Therefore, a successful forecast model gives structure…
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10th July 2017

J+D Consulting welcome Sophie Adlard to the Team

J+D Consulting are thrilled that Sophie Adlard, Business Analyst has joined the expanding J+D team. Sophie’s strong organisational skill, analytical background in collating secondary data plus, her experience in statistics will help our clients to manage their information more effectively. David James founding Director believes…
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27th June 2017

J+D Expands into Japan

J+D Consulting are pleased to announce their new partnership with Seigo Maeda, founder of SDMJ Consulting in Japan (previously president of Datamonitor Japan for 17 years), who will support J+D’s continued Global expansion into the Japanese market. David James (MD, J+D Consulting) said yesterday “We…
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21st June 2017

The fundamental Pillars that Support Good Forecasting

The Context Here at J+D we create 100’s of strategic forecasting and operational planning models for many of the largest pharmaceutical companies year on year. These figures have increased consistently, certainly in the last 3-5 years; as scrutiny from pharmaceutical investors puts increasing pressure on revenue generation…
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14th June 2017

Diving into the deep waters of forecasting

‘Immerse yourself with confidence’ The Context Time and time again we hear from Brand Managers, Researchers, Analysts and even Forecasters about the challenges in forecasting. Many stakeholders in a business feel uncomfortable about the time involved in the forecasting process, choosing the right type of…
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13th June 2017

Using existing, internal data sources to generate understanding

Knock, Knock Whose there? The Context Consider the following age old question: just how well do you know your customers? Perhaps most pharmaceutical companies would probably argue that they know their customers very well. But are there opportunities to understand them even better…? This was…
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28th March 2017

Pharmaceutical Forecasting Excellence

Forecasting across the Product Life cycle Forecasting is a crucial exercise for mid and long term planning, yet it can be a particularly challenging and complex task in the pharmaceutical domain. It covers a wide range of methods and techniques that may be applied selectively to…
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