Build forecasts without limits

With Mainsail Forecast, life sciences commercial teams can create complex forecasts that would max out the capabilities of spreadsheet-based models.

Bring more computational power  flexibility customizations To Forecasting
Bring more flexibility customizations To Forecasting

Eliminate version-control issues with Mainsail Forecast. Multiple stakeholders can securely interact with the platform, adjusting assumptions and testing scenarios without altering the official forecast

A company can aggregate all its forecasts in the platform. Users can update forecasts for different markets and products while simultaneously analyzing the impact on the global forecast. 

Track everything from complex treatment regimens to new indications and perform Monte Carlo simulations. With Mainsail Forecast, forecasting efforts keep up with the complexity that is part and parcel of drug commercialization. 

Don’t let the computational limitations of spreadsheets dictate the framework of your forecast model. With Mainsail Forecast, you can leverage the processing power of the cloud to build a more sophisticated model. 

MAINSAIL FORECAST IS THE BEST AND MOST MATURE OFFERING IN THE INDUSTRY.
– Commercial operations leader at
global biotech company

Break through the limits
of spreadsheets

Spreadsheet-based
forecasting models
Processing Time
Slow processing time as complexity increases
Fast navigation with large volumes of data
Integrations
Limited integrations
Seamless integrations with visualization tools, data warehouses and analytics platforms
Collaboration
Version control challenges
Easy sharing and collaboration
Scenario Management
File-based management with limited consolidation capabilities
Cloud-based scenario management for easy data comparison and consolidation
User Experience
Dense and difficult to navigate
Clean and smooth user experience
Spreadsheet-based forecasting models
Slow processing time as complexity increases
Fast navigation with large volumes of data
Limited integrations
Seamless integrations with visualization tools, data warehouses and analytics platforms
Version control challenges
Easy sharing and collaboration
File-based management with limited consolidation capabilities
Cloud-based scenario management for easy data comparison and consolidation
Dense and difficult to navigate
Clean and smooth user experience
take advantage of a powerful forecasting engine

As part of the Mainsail commercial excellence suite, Mainsail Forecast is built on a powerful and customizable back-end analytics engine. With this platform, commercial teams have access to sophisticated life sciences forecasting methodologies, housed within a sturdy technology infrastructure.

TEST SCENARIOS AND MANAGE ASSUMPTIONS

Life sciences companies must account for every detail that could impact product performance. They must also understand how variables change under different scenarios. From tracking complex patient flows and accounting for new indications to creating country-level forecasts, companies need a powerful and flexible platform to manage this intricate web of calculations.

Test assumptions while preserving base cases with one-click scenario duplication
Aggregate scenarios across countries and indications
Link assumptions to other scenarios (or patient segments) Perform Monte Carlo simulations
Link assumptions to other scenarios (or patient segments) Perform Monte Carlo simulations
organize data

Keep data organized and agilely slice and dice results for analysis using Mainsail Forecast’s flexible infrastructure. The platform enables commercial teams to adjust forecasts while maintaining data integrity.

Organize inputs into logical categories
Link inputs, minimizing repetitive data entry and updating
View summary results while making changes
Manually enter parameters over time, or base them on parameterized curves
CREATE ENGAGING VISUALIZATIONS

Data visualization helps commercial teams bring forecasts to life and make the implications of forecasts clear to stakeholders. Present data in interesting ways using Mainsail Forecast’s built-in visualization functionality and integration capabilities.

Display data using different uptake curves
Generate tornado charts, waterfall charts and more
Link business intelligence tools to forecast databases and produce custom visualizations
case study:
Overcoming forecasting complexity in forecasting
A multinational biotech company had been using an Excel-based forecasting model for its new oncology drug. However, the model struggled to keep up with the therapy’s growth and the company’s expansion.
The Beghou team deployed Mainsail Forecast, which helped this biotech company create sophisticated forecasts well beyond the point when its Excel-based model maxed out. Using the platform, the company was able to:
  • Perform complex calculations related to treatment regimens, patient flows, lines of therapy and more.
  • Enable stakeholders to view and, where appropriate, adjust the assumptions of the forecast to test scenarios within Mainsail Forecast – all without creating version-control issues that were common with the company’s old Excel-based model.
  • Integrate forecasts into the company’s business intelligence tools, allowing users to easily create compelling visual representations of forecasts.
As this company continues to add users, lines of therapies and products, it can turn to Mainsail Forecast to perform all the calculations necessary to thoroughly model commercial results – no matter how complex its forecasting efforts become.
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