DemandCaster Kickstarter Crowdsourcing Promotion

As an entrepreneurial company, we understand and respect entrepreneurs who have an idea and a great product they want to see come to life. We love the idea behind Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and the like and have received numerous inquiries from companies receiving funding from these platforms. These companies all realize that getting funding and launching […]

DemandCaster at the 2014 Best of the Best S&OP Conference

Now in its seventh year, the Best of the Best S&OP Conference is renowned as a global gathering of the brightest minds in the industry. The Best of the Best S&OP Conference presented by the APICS Foundation and the Institute of Business Forecasting and Planning (IBF) is the leading educational and networking event for professionals […]

No Heartbleed

DemandCaster and the Heartbleed Bug

Over the last number of weeks there has been a lot of news about a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library called The Heartbleed Bug.  This vulnerability allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the Internet. SSL/TLS provides communication security and privacy over the Internet […]

Pivot Table and Editing

New Feature: Pivot Table Reporting and Editing

We are excited to announce the beta release of DemandCaster’s Pivot Table Reporting and Editing functionality as part of our Sales and Operations Planning module. This is one of our most widely requested features and is in advance of a greater set of reporting tools to be launched in the coming weeks. A Pivot Table […]

SOP Planning Hierarchy

Automated SOP Planning Hierarchy Creation

We are pleased to introduce a new feature that we expect our users will find very helpful. In the past users created their SOP Planning hierarchy either manually within the DemandCaster software or by uploading a text file with the required parameters on a periodic basis. Though these options still exist, we found that our […]

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The Demand and Supply Planning SaaS Contract Trap

Don’t be a victim! A 3 year contract for a software as a service platform – what!?!?! Yes, can you believe that? While working with a client recently, I learned that one of their cloud based technology providers was requiring they sign a 3 year contract for services. My immediate thought was that’s absolutely nuts! […]