Product performance forecasting predicts future sales volumes—at what price, during which time, and in which market. It enables businesses to make informed decisions in both the short term and the long term. Nowadays, companies rely on machine learning software for product performance forecasting as these programs continuously improve, providing businesses with faster and more reliable estimates all the time.
Banks, credit unions, credit card companies, insurance companies, stock brokerages, investment funds, and more must report their activities to government regulatory agencies. Following financial crises in the late 2000s, regulatory compliance has become stricter and more onerous on financial services companies like those listed above.
From the stricter need for reporting and the massive amounts of data generated by financial institutions, the regtech industry has sprung up, combining regulatory reporting and big data technology.