Vanguard Planning Software

Vanguard Software is a predictive analytic system with industry leading Integrated Business Planning platform that leverages both predictive analytics and artificial intelligence. It’s collaborative, web-based platform unites roles, teams, and departments in achieving breakaway performance within their Supply Chain Planning, Integrated Business Planning (IBP), and S&OP processes. Forecasting at its best.

Benchmark Tested, Market Proven

Vanguard Software introduced its first product for decision support analysis in 1995. Today, thousands of companies across every major industry and more than 60 countries rely on Vanguard forecasting and analytic solutions. This global presence stems from our commitment to technical innovation, customer support, and responsible management. From the most accurate forecast benchmarks on record to the first commercial Monte Carlo simulation grid, Vanguard Software remains at the vanguard of innovation.

We recognise that technology is only part of the solution. This is why we work in close partnership with your people to give your business the best outcomes.  Read more>>>


Vanguard IBP Cloud Platform

Vanguard IBP cloud is an integrated business planning (IBP) solution that unites all lines of business on a single platform. Vanguard IBP puts your entire enterprise in a real-time, collaborative workspace. Here, advanced analytics and advanced automation join forces to deliver streamlined precision in budgeting, planning and forecasting, plus the transparency and collaboration flow for unrivaled market agility.

Global View

We define our commitment to global solutions through our investment in global capability. This includes a worldwide network of servers, extensive language support, and the ability of users on our cloud platform to cut seamlessly across currencies, languages, browsers, devices, unit measures, and reporting standards, all in one version and one account.

Vanguard Software’s IBP cloud platform is available as both a cloud and on-premises solution, depending on your specific data integration requirements. Either way, your users enjoy the same, 100-percent browser-based experience.

World-Class Performance

Vanguard’s cloud network consists of five data centres with sites in Frankfurt Germany, Sydney Australia, Oregon, Virginia, and North Carolina. When you log into Vanguard you are directed to the data centre that provides the best performance given your location and current system loading. Depending on your location, you could see latency times improve by up to 10X over a single, central server setup.

Multiple Language Support

Vanguard Software’s IBP cloud platform supports 104 different languages, even including right-to-left reading languages and those with special character sets. What’s more, Vanguard supports all languages simultaneously in each account.  Read more>>>


Vanguard IBP for Supply Chain Forecasting matches advanced analytics with a workflow design that fosters communication and tracks the inputs and actions of diverse users. This brings into shared view the oft-missed planning criteria such as promotions, cannibalizations, competitor actions, supply changes, and phase-outs. In essence, Vanguard IBP for Supply Chain brings together inputs from multiple teams to improve visibility and transparency and speed projects along.



With Vanguard IBP for Financial Forecasting, all of your processes are automated and integrated into a single platform that handles budgeting, planning, forecasting, financial consolidation, reporting, visualisation, what-if testing, and risk analysis



Vanguard IBP for Sales Forecasting is a cloud-enabled platform that ensures your sales teams and their stakeholders are always updated, coordinated, and ready to pounce. Forecast preparation is fully automated. Accuracy is world-class. Reports are instantaneous and dynamic.