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December 12, 2017

By Bjarte Bogsnes, Vice President Performance Management Development at Statoil

The world of management is full of myths and rituals. Many seem to have been with us forever, often explained and justified as “we have always done it like this”. Some have a...

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September 19, 2017

If measurement – or the lack of it – is the biggest weakness in most forecasting processes, risk is the least well understood concept…mainly because it is...

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September 19, 2017

About the only thing that everyone seemed to agree on in my old company was that forecasting was really important and that our forecasts were poor. But when I asked people how...

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May 10, 2017

By Richard Reinderhoff, Freelance Consultant Strategy & Operations

A rolling forecast is not only about seeing the future unravel, but a constant evaluation of the management team to see if they are able to adjust their operations on time....

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January 25, 2017

In this article, Steve Morlidge, author of "Future Ready: How to Master Business Forecasting", argues that the quality of business forecasting – used to...

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January 24, 2017

By John Stretch, Management education in finance and banking

As we enter 2017, many companies are busy finalising their annual budget. But how do you budget in a world where the best economists cannot predict the future? Perhaps the only...

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