Announces the Introduction of Its Forecast-to-Make Solution for JD Edwards

Users can reduce manufacturing costs, improve productivity, enhance labor scheduling, and achieve more accurate 'forecast to actual' comparisons

Jun 01, 2010, 14:34 ET from

DENVER, June 1 /PRNewswire/ --, the leading provider of business process optimization software, announced the availability of its Forecast-to-Make solution for JD Edwards World and EnterpriseOne. The Forecast-to-Make solution can significantly improve information access from JD Edwards: Starting with summarized and/or exception information on live screens or reports and drill through supporting data to unlock key material and capacity information.

"With Insight, we can do projections during the month and know how we are doing," said Michael Eastabrook, Director of Operations, 4Front Engineered Solutions. "I can easily look at shipments to date and what I expect to ship and see how that compares to our forecast. By getting real-time data, I can shift capacity more quickly, and can avoid having one plant overloaded."

Manufacturers of all types struggle for the perfect balance between planning, forecasts, resources and capacity. Additionally, cost and variance drivers are often difficult to obtain quickly and easily within JD Edwards.

"The JD Edwards challenges within a forecast-to-make process can be numerous, but they're manageable," said Glenn Wirick, Vice President of Product Management for "The Insight solution can help gain more effective and favorable attainment of forecasts with summarized and time-phase forecast data combined with graphical views."

Real-time graphical views of work order schedules and current work center capacity allows you to intuitively maximize your production resources. Pivot material and labor resources by items like lead time, type, or skill to assess gaps and optimize schedules.

Learn more about Insight's Forecast-to-Make solution: and Insight optimizes business processes for Oracle E-Business Suite and JD Edwards, empowering end-users with access to live information. The Insight software solution improves productivity for ad-hoc requests, reporting, analysis, audit and reconciliation needs. Insight's enterprise-wide solution for JD Edwards includes modules for Financials, Supply Chain Management, Project and Asset Management and Human Capital Management. is a global software provider and has customers throughout North America, Europe and Australia. For further information, please call: USA: 1-888-467-1448, UK: +44 (0)845-467-4448, AUS: +61 (0) 2-8216-0810, or visit .

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Lynda Huebsch

Product Marketing Director