Diffusion of Forecasting Principles : an Assessment of Forecasting Software Programs

@inproceedings{Armstrong2003DiffusionOF,
  title={Diffusion of Forecasting Principles : an Assessment of Forecasting Software Programs},
  author={Jeff S. Armstrong},
  year={2003}
}
Do forecasting software programs facilitate good practices in the selection, evaluation, and presentation of appropriate forecasting methods? Using representative programs from each of four market categories, we evaluate the effectiveness of forecasting software in implementing relevant principles of forecasting. The categories are (1) Spreadsheet add-ins, (2) Forecasting modules of general statistical programs, (3) Neural network programs, and (4) Dedicated business-forecasting programs. We… CONTINUE READING