Gartner Research

5 Rolling Forecast Mistakes to Avoid

Published: 11 March 2019

ID: G00707004

Analyst(s): Finance Research Team


Interest in rolling forecasting is high although implementation has been challenging for many companies. FP&A leaders should avoid these five mistakes while implementing a rolling forecast in their organizations.

Table Of Contents

Mistake 1: Not Determining Upfront How Rolling Forecast Information Will Be Used

Mistake 2: Reluctance to Abandon Legacy Forecasting Practices

Mistake 3: Inadequate Integration With the Broader Financial Planning Process

Mistake 4: Failure to Recognize Rolling Forecast Implementation as More Than a Finance Process Change

Mistake 5: Underestimating the Impact of Annual Budget-Based Targets on Rolling Forecast Utilization


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