18th October 2018

The First Online Pharma Forecasting Training brought to the market by J+D

Following the success of J+D’s face to face pharma forecasting training workshops, they have digitalised the format. This is the first ever online pharmaceutical forecasting training course of its kind. “At J+D we love to educate, support and inject the passion we have for forecasting…
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2nd October 2018

theHub is here – the place for all your forecasting needs

Today J+D is celebrating the launch of theHub. theHub is a brand-new innovation that houses everything anyone involved in forecasting could need. theHub is accessible 24/7 for people to create, build and learn about forecasting at any time any place and any pace. theHub includes…
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1st October 2018

David Baker Joins J+D from Fresenius Kabi

David Baker joins J+D as a Business Consultant to support clients with ‘Bespoke’ complex model development, FC+ ongoing software development and FC365, Sharepoint and PowerBI technologies. David is a fully trained Pharmacist with academic, hospital and community experience. In his previous role for Fresenius Kabi,…
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25th September 2018

A Year of Change at J+D – new branding, products and website

The ‘shape’ of J+D (previously J&D Consulting) has changed in the last 9 months with several product innovations, new branding and a new website greeting the market. Traditionally, for the last 10 years, J+D have provided Bespoke consultancy forecasting solutions for global and local affiliates.…
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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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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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