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Simpson Associates Demand Forecasting

Forecast and report demand efficiently and effectively, to improve performance and gain reliable and accurate predictions for the future of your organisation.

What is the Simpson Associates Demand Forecasting Solution?

Demand forecasting solutions help organisations understand how demand for their services is likely to change in the future, in order to make informed decisions around planning and allocation of resources.

Without a way of forecasting demand, we often see organisations relying on experienced employees to make judgement-based decisions based on historic data. Whilst this can be effective to a degree, forecasting demand will allow you to make objective and data-based decisions to supplement human decision-making.

This will then allow your organisation to make informed choices around planning and allocation of resources, meaning you get the most out of your resources and can work on impactful projects efficiently.

Benefits of our Demand Forecasting solution:

By knowing future demand patterns, you can enhance efficiency, ultimately saving costs, time and reducing operational risks.

With insights into future demand trends, your orgaisation can adjust their production capacity, schedule, and resource allocation accordingly.

You can drill down to a granular level on your Power BI reports to aggregate trends and explore your data in a new way.

Demand forecasting provides valuable insights for strategic decision-making, giving you a competitive edge.

Policing

Forecasting incidents of crime, including type of crime

Local Authorities

Forecasting council tax arrears, demand for social care services or unplanned asset maintenance and repair

Social Housing

Forecasting rent arrears, demand for housing or housing applications

NHS

Forecasting A&E admissions, demand for specialist healthcare requests

No matter which sector your organisation is in, our Demand Forecasting solution can be made perfect for you. Take a look at our key deliverables to get an idea of how:

Demand Forecasting deliverables: What you get

Machine Learning model to forecast demand hosted in Azure.

Power BI reports to visualise predictions.

Solution document, user guide and training handover sessions to facilitate adoption.

Optional extras such as data modelling/engineering, Azure platform design and development, and further bespoke customisation.

Outcomes

Our Demand Forecasting solution provides you with the ability to ensure optimum resource allocation, ultimately saving you valuable time and increasing your efficiency. This solution can be designed to fit your needs and will ensure you are staying ahead of the curve. 

The opportunity to bring together information and data onto a single data platform is revolutionary.

Kate ThackerDetective Chief Superintendent

Simpson Associates demonstrated that they were true experts in the field; within a few weeks they had a solid understanding of our business requirements and turned around an initial solution within an astonishingly quick timescale. From delivering the budget within a tight timeframe to supporting our learning and development, Simpson Associates has allowed us to become genuinely self-sufficient, sharing their knowledge and expertise at every step of our journey.

Gillian TroupGroup Financial Controller

Simpson Associates provided us with the expertise to see us through the design and the implementation phases and potential problems that we hit and got us through those. But they also understood our needs as a charity, the components that make up our data warehouse come partly from Microsoft, partly from other companies like Civica and Simpson Associates provided the glue to help us bring those together and get the best out of them.

Jon FoxAssociate Director of IT

Simpson Associates was dedicated to matching our brief, There was healthy debate of course but they always presented reasoned responses, or accommodated our wishes when needed. It’s a very flexible relationship and the synergy we’ve built is vital to the knowledge transfer process.

Neil Spreadbury Commercial Finance Officer

Why Simpson Associates can help customers on their Demand Forecasting journey as a Microsoft Partner

Simpson Associates is a Microsoft Partner with over 30 years of data experience. We have the expertise to help organisations get the most out of Microsoft technologies. We have a deep understanding of Microsoft Fabric and how it can be used to help organisations achieve their data goals.

Next Steps

To learn more about getting started with the Simpson Associates Fabric Accelerator, contact us today!

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