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What Is A Predictive Model?
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Written by Noa Lembersky
Updated over a week ago

Let's explore the concept of predictive models, a fundamental aspect of Forwrd.

Defining Predictive Models

A predictive model is a mathematical representation that forecasts future outcomes based on historical data patterns and trends. Forwrd utilizes predictive models to analyze vast datasets, uncover hidden patterns, and make informed predictions about various business aspects.

Key Components of Predictive Models in Forwrd

  1. Data Input:

    • Forwrd starts by ingesting diverse datasets from multiple data sources across the cloud, ensuring a comprehensive input for analysis.

  2. Feature Selection:

    • The software identifies relevant features (data attributes) that significantly impact predicted outcomes.

  3. Training Data:

    • Historical data serves as the predictive model's training ground, allowing it to learn and understand patterns, correlations, and trends.

  4. Algorithm Selection:

    • Forwrd employs advanced algorithms suited to the specific nature of the data and the prediction task at hand.

  5. Model Training:

    • The selected algorithm is trained on historical data, fine-tuning its parameters to create an effective predictive model.

  6. Testing and Validation:

    • The model is tested on new data to validate its accuracy and ensure it can generalize well to unseen scenarios.

  7. Deployment:

    • Once validated, the predictive model is deployed within Forwrd, ready to analyze real-time data and generate predictions.

Applications of Predictive Models in Forwrd

  • Lead Scoring - Focus on sales-ready leads with AI. Set your KPI and Forwrd will dig into your data and build a scoring model based on factors highly correlated with your business goal.

  • Account Scoring - Identify High-Value Accounts with AI. Accelerate your ABM by detecting your most promising accounts and reaching out to them based on top engagement signals.

  • PQL Scoring - Activate More Trial Users. Identify sale-ready trial users and give your sellers the insights they need to seal the deal.

  • Customer Scoring - Stop Churn in its Tracks. Identify at-risk customers, gain deep insight into their issues, and help your CSMs to drive better retention outcomes.

  • Warmth Meter for HubSpot - Automatically identify your most engaged contacts. Our AI creates activity-based cohorts from HubSpot data, making it easy for GTM teams to prioritize contacts that need attention.

Benefits of Predictive Models in Forwrd

  • Informed Decision-Making: Predictive models equip businesses with insights for strategic planning and operational efficiency.

  • Proactive Strategies: Identify trends and patterns early, allowing proactive interventions and strategic adjustments.

  • Optimized Resource Allocation: Allocate resources efficiently based on predictions, ensuring maximum impact on business outcomes.

Ready to harness the power of predictive models within Forwrd? Contact our support team for guidance on effectively utilizing these advanced tools. Discover how predictive modeling can elevate your business strategy, optimize decision-making, and drive success in today's dynamic business landscape.

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