Tag: forecasting

What About Them Apples?

Demand • One Comment

Today hurricane Nate’s north winds are pushing against the bayous of Louisiana. In offices across the United States, demand planners...

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Summoning the Courage to Redefine Forecasting: Upending the Apple Cart

Demand, metrics that matter, New technologies • 2 Comments

“We have too many planners. And even if we can afford the costs, we don’t get good answers with our current forecasting...

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How Do We Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

Demand, Market-Driven, New technologies, Supply Chain Insights Community, Supply Chain Leadership • One Comment

This week I spoke at the Chicago CSCMP roundtable event.  I love to hear the thoughts from different speakers. At the event, James...

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Learning to Speak the Language of Demand

Demand • 10 Comments

New shoes feel awkward. Blisters appear. Feet hurt. The shoes are worn for short periods. Often we shelve them to allow our feet to...

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Change the Conversation

Demand, Market-Driven • 2 Comments

It is Monday morning. As the sun rises, I find myself on the 6:00 AM train drinking coffee. I am giving thanks that I am able to do what...

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Seven Sins of Demand Planning

Demand driven, Supply chain excellence • 14 Comments

On the first afternoon, it could be summed up as, “Oh father, we have sinned.  Please forgive all of us sinners. “ This conference in...

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