Professional Organizations and Informational Resources on the
World Wide Web
The International Institute of Forecasters (IIF) is a non-profit
organization founded in 1981 to promote the professional development
of analysts, managers, and policy makers with responsibilities for making
and using forecasts in business and government. The IIF
publishes Foresight: The International Journal of Applied
VICS - Voluntary
InterIndusry Commerce Standards engaged in improving the flow of
product information in the Retail Supply
Beta Planning is our strategic consulting partner specializing
in the areas of business development and planning, sales and market
planning and market research.
IBF - The Institute
of Business Forecasting is conference organization engaged in organizing
conferences in sales forecasting and supply chain Forecasting.
also publish the Journal of Business Forecasting.
- A very informative site on the popular Six Sigma concept and
a variety of Manufacturing and Quality Control Issues. There is
a very active Discussion forum on a broad range of topics in Manufacturing,
Forecasting and inventory Management
- The Educational Society for Resource Management.