Following is Editor Len Tashman's preview of the new issue of Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting. Jonathon Karelse, author of the lead story, will be presenting in the Practitioner Track of the International Symposium on Forecasting (June 27-30). Preview of Foresight #61 (2021:Q2) For many years, we’ve identified
Please join us on Tuesday, March 16 for what should be an exciting discussion on the current challenges and emerging best practices in demand forecasting. I'll be moderating this very distinguished panel: Nicolas Vandeput - supply chain data scientist, specialized in demand forecasting and inventory optimization; author of the book
We learned this week of the passing of one of the giants in our field, Tom Wallace. Tom was as gracious and fine a gentleman as you'll meet. Through his writing, teaching, and consulting work -- in frequent collaboration with Bob Stahl -- tens of thousands of industry practitioners have
Through the M4 and M5 competitions, we've seen the promising performance of machine learning approaches in generating forecasts. The SAS whitepaper "Assisted Demand Planning Using Machine Learning for CPG and Retail" describes a role for ML in augmenting the demand planning by guiding the review and override of statistical forecasts.
We seem to be in the height of webinar season, so please add one more to your calendar, brought to you by SAS, CT Global Solutions, and the International Institute of Forecasters: I'll be delivering a short introduction, covering the disappointing state of real life business forecasting in contrast to
On Friday Nov 27, 2:00pm GMT (9:00am EST in the US), Robert Fildes is presenting his latest research in the webinar "What do we need to know about Forecast Value Added?" This is part of the Lancaster University Centre for Marketing Analytics and Forecasting's "CMAF Friday Forecasting Talks." Here is