Create or maintain normal Demand Forecast Entries, but with enriched data

What does Flexible Forecast do?
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An intermediate video requires some previous experience with Business Central, but it is still easily accessible to most people. Intermediate In the "overview"-videos we draw the big picture to provide you with an understanding of how the solution is structured. Overview This video includes functionality from the app "Flexible Forecast" which is available at Microsoft AppSource. Click to visit AppSource. Flexible Forecast

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Presenter: Sune Lohse, Chief Strategy Officer

Flexible forecast creates and maintain forecast entries just like the standard forecast in Business Central this means if you go into the standard demand forecasting business Central like this and you enter the demand forecast select for instance here to view in month and but in date Fielder Etc, you can see here that for item thousand. There’s a forecast in May 2020 and if we also feel Drawing on location code like this.

This is what happens in the video

I can see didn’t change the forecast if I drill down the intrusion here in standard business Central I can see two entries because it saves the history.

And if I add to that, let’s see. We have 37 instead.

It just create an entry creates an entry with the difference meaning form.

So this way the forecast entry is made and created in business Central in the Example forecast if you use that instead you have different views and when you enter those views, you can see the same amount, of course in here you have 37 and like on the other file forecast. You could just change the quantity directly here and it updates the underlying forecasting tree just like you saw before one of the differences though that we have added functionality salesperson customers country variant codes and the two Global Dimension code, so So you can enrich the forecasting tree with more data and you can export and import from Excel with those data. So it’s easier to distinguish forecast entries on different cells persons customer success era and this has a lot of advantages when you are using more complex forecast.