Advanced Analytics | Analytics
Mike Gilliland 0
5 steps to setting forecasting performance objectives (Part 2)

And now for the five steps: 1. Ignore industry benchmarks, past performance, arbitrary objectives, and what management "needs" your accuracy to be. Published benchmarks of industry forecasting performance are not relevant. See this prior post The perils of forecasting benchmarks for explanation. Previous forecasting performance may be interesting to know, but

Mike Gilliland 0
APICS e-News: Demand planning analysts are hot

Citing online job postings reviewed by talent data firm Wanted Analytics, and a Software Advice  blog by Michael Koploy, APICS e-News reports that "Demand planning analysts" are hot -- one of the five hottest careers in logistics.  (Free subscription to APICS e-News) Clearly, APICS means there are a lot of good jobs