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April 18, 2018

By Elena Kiristova, CFO Russia and CIS at Groupon

Many businesses have yet to discover the full benefits of evolving their planning process to include complete and accurate rolling forecasts. With so many external factors that...

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March 9, 2018

By Hans Levenbach, PhD, CPDF author of Change & Chance Embraced

Hans Levenbach, PhD is Executive Director, CPDF Training and CertificationProfessional Development Programs. He conducts hands-on Workshops on Demand Forecasting for multi-national supply chain companies worldwide. He is group manager of the LinkedIn groups (1) Demand Forecaster Training and Certification, Blended Learning, Predictive Visualization, and (2) New Product Forecasting and Innovation Planning, Cognitive Modeling, Predictive Visualization.

He invites you to join if you have interest in sharing conversations on these topics.

LinkedIn profile: Hans Levenbach

As most forecasting methods require data, a forecaster analyzes the availability of data from both external and internal sources. The availability of external data is improving...

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March 4, 2018

By John Stretch,  MD at Stretch Business Training

In an uncertain and fast-changing world, line managers need to be made aware of the uncertainties and risk inherent in the financial forecasts provided to them. Uncertainty is...

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February 27, 2018

By Hans Levenbach, PhD, CPDF author of Change & Chance Embraced

Hans Levenbach, PhD is Executive Director, CPDF Training and CertificationProfessional Development Programs. He conducts hands-on Workshops on Demand Forecasting for multi-national supply chain companies worldwide. He is group manager of the LinkedIn groups (1) Demand Forecaster Training and Certification, Blended Learning, Predictive Visualization, and (2) New Product Forecasting and Innovation Planning, Cognitive Modeling, Predictive Visualization.

He invites you to join if you have interest in sharing conversations on these topics.

LinkedIn profile: Hans Levenbach

Planners and managers in supply chain organizations are accustomed to using the Mean Absolute Percentage Error (MAPE) as their best (and sometimes only) answer to measuring...

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February 8, 2018

By Daniele Tedesco, CEO at Apliqo AG / Cubewise CH

The Author, Daniele Tedesco is a former CFO and investment banker and has successfully led a vast number of M&A transactions (buy- and sell-side) as well as driven value based management approaches in different companies.

He has more than 15 years’ experience in corporate finance and was the head of Technology Equity Research of a large Swiss bank.

As the year slowly draws to a close, CFOs also start their annual haggling over costly budget items. Various challenges force companies to dismantle old, cost-inefficient...

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January 2, 2018

By Niels Van Hove, Mental Toughness Coach & Supply Chain Consultant 

Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is often seen as a natural progression from Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), which came to life in the 80’s to align sales and...

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