Professional development for makers and users of business forecasts.

Foresight is a quarterly publication of the nonprofit International Institute of Forecasters. It is the premier journal for working forecasters and planners, synthesizing the findings of up-to-the-minute research with the insight and expertise of many of the field’s most respected practitioners. Foresight delivers carefully reviewed and edited articles, tutorials, and case studies that promote the highest-­quality professional development for everyone who creates or uses forecasts.

To receive Foresight, we offer multiple membership options to meet readers’ preferences!


2019 Foresight Practitioner Conference

Artificial Intelligence: The Hype and the Promise for Forecasting and Planning
Join us for a productive day-and-a-half event at the spectacular 5-star Rizzo Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. Connect with a superb lineup of experienced practitioners and renowned scholars as we explore the potential impacts of AI on forecasting and planning.


First Port of Call

Aggregates forecasting-related articles and popular blog posts under one domain.

International Institute of Forecasters Blog

A blog created and delivered by the International Institute of Forecasters, offers news, ideas, and perspectives on the forecasting industry.

International Symposium on Forecasting

40th International Symposium on Forecasting
July 5-8, 2020, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The premier forecasting conference, attracting the world’s leading forecasting researchers, practitioners, and students. Through a combination of keynote and practitioner speaker presentations, academic sessions, workshops, and social programs, the ISF provides many excellent opportunities for networking, learning, and fun. Learn More

Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting

Published by the International Institute of Forecasters, a nonprofit organization singularly focused on furthering knowledge in forecasting.