Friday, August 26, 2005

Market Forecasting: An Insider Explains

Have you ever wondered how analyst firms produce market forecasts? Or why the numbers from various firms differ?

Well ask no more because Analyst Insight has posted a thorough piece on the topic of market forecasting, which provides an insider's viewpoint into the processes and challenges. The author of the piece was a former analyst with InfoTrends/CAP Ventures and forecasting was her job.

From personal experience, getting "accurate" numbers from a company is a tough job so this post offers plenty of insights into how forecasts get done....