Forecast Accuracy: What’s the Magic Number?

Date: April 19, 2017

Blogger: Sam Iosevich

What’s a reasonable forecast accuracy for your business? Long story short—it depends.


The Supply Chain of the Future is Here. Are You Ready?

Date: March 17, 2017

Blogger: Sivakumar Lakshmanan

A brave new digital supply chain world is turning traditional business models on their head, and it’s happening today. It means profound structural, strategic and executional changes for your business and your supply chain.


Markdown Optimization Kicks Off Savings for Athletic Apparel Factory Outlets

Date: March 10, 2017

Bloggers: Yogesh Kulkarni & Susan Seal

Aging inventory and shrinking clearance margins don’t just affect traditional retail stores. See how we helped a well-known company’s factory outlets realize significant savings through pricing analytics and markdown optimization.


Forecast Validation and Time Travel

Date: March 3, 2017

Blogger: Ryan Mullen, Ph.D.

What makes someone an analyst and not just a prognosticator? Analysts verify that their predictions can be trusted. Read how forecast validation is one way to do that.


Lowering the Barriers to Understanding Analytics

Date: February 24, 2017

Blogger: Nicholas Wegman

Imagine a company that invests significant capital (both human and financial) into an analytics project. Afterwards, the insights are ignored and never used to drive a decision. Why does waste like this occur regularly?


The Future of Cyber Security: Building Resilient Targets that Defend Themselves

Date: February 17, 2017

Blogger: Kumar Ritesh

The sophistication of cyber attacks is expected to increase exponentially, yet defense mindsets remain rudimentary.


Segmentation and Pricing

Date: February 10, 2017

Blogger: Raghunathan Sarangarajan

Segmentation plays an important role in pricing: The obvious advantage is the ability to analyze how various segments fare when pitted against each other. But the real benefit comes when your salesforce makes deals with customers.