Gartner Research

Forecasting Process Benchmarks by Forecasting Model

Published: 12 February 2019

ID: G00414236

Analyst(s): Finance Research Team


FP&A leaders can use this research to benchmark organizations’ use of different forecasting models based on company size and ownership status. Forecasting techniques involved with each model are examined as well as the impact of each model on forecast accuracy.

Table Of Contents

Forecasting Models and When They’re Used

Observed Variance for Different Forecast Combinations

Table 1: Forecast Accuracy*

Popular Forecast Techniques and How Often They’re Re-evaluated


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