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Could an App Build Market-Forecast Spreadsheets Worth Thousands of Dollars Each?

Of course, an app could build technology market forecasts worth thousands of dollars each. Microsoft Excel does it now but only with brain-numbing, tedious, repetitive effort by the forecaster. Could there be a better way? Since the early 1990’s, my dream has been to build a specialized market-forecasting app with the following features: The app…

Forecast Joy Database of 104 Product Categories Now Available for Use as Analogies in New Product Forecasts

How to Use the Product Database Using Bass Model Calculator, Select the Product Database tab above to explore the database. The dropdown lists are filters to access products with various characteristics.  When all the dropdown lists show values, the product parameters and variables will have been entered into the model and graphs.  Look at the…

Market Forecast from Potential Market, First Year Sales and Years to Market Saturation with Example Internet of Pugs Forecast

Steps to an Example Forecast The following steps will build a forecast for the (inevitable) Internet of Pugs Cloud Service: 1.  Specify the product category — In the App above, click the Product tab and enter “Internet of Pugs Cloud Service.”  Notice that the title of each sheet reflects the change such that, for example, the first…

More Intuitive Bass Model Parametes Designed for Managers and Forecast Publishers

 More Intuitive Parameter Options The usual Bass Model parameters are the potential market M, the innovation parameter p and the imitation parameter q. The potential market M is easy to understand as the ultimate number of adopters that will adopt the product. The number chosen for M may require much discussion, but at least management…