Forecasting Sales? Try Software

If you're up to your ears in planning for 1996, sales forecasting software may make your life easier. Here's a sampling of four programs that might be useful.

January 1, 1996
  1. Autocast II---Program tests trends patterns and selects a forecasting model from nine choices. $349. Delphus Inc., 103 Washington St., Suite 348, Morristown, NJ 07960. Telephone: 201/267-9269.
  2. 4Thought---Business modeling, analysis, and forecasting program in a Windows-based format. Program can also be used to value real estate. $9,500. Right Information Systems Inc., The Carriage House, 28 Green St., Newbury, MA 01951. Telephone: 508/463-9415.
  3. FuziCalc for Windows---A spreadsheetlike program that can be used for forecasts and financial projections. $199. FuziWare Inc., P.O. Box 11287, Knoxville, TN 37939. Telephone: 615/588-4144.
  4. SmartForecasts---A program for projecting sales, revenue, and budgets. $895. SmartSoftware Inc., 4 Hill Road, Belmont, MA 02178. Telephone: 800/762-7899. E-mail:

Editor's note: This list isn't comprehensive, and the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® doesn't endorse any of the programs. All prices quoted are suggested retail prices for single users.

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