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Gilliland, Michael

The Business Forecasting Deal: Exposing Myths, Eliminating Bad Practices, Providing Practical Solutions

Gilliland, Michael - The Business Forecasting Deal: Exposing Myths, Eliminating Bad Practices, Providing Practical Solutions, ebook

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Practical-nontechnical-solutions to the problems of business forecasting

Written in a nontechnical style, this book provides practical solutions to common business forecasting problems, showing you how to think about business forecasting in the context of uncertainty, randomness and process performance.

  • Addresses the philosophical foundations of forecasting

  • Raises awareness of fundamental issues usually overlooked in pursuit of the perfect forecast

  • Introduces a new way to think about business forecasting, focusing on process efficiency and the elimination of worst practices

  • Provides practical approaches for the non-statistical problems forecasters face

  • Illustrates Forecast Value Added (FVA) Analysis for identifying waste in the forecasting process

Couched in the context of uncertainty, randomness, and process performance, this book offers new, innovative ideas for resolving your business forecasting problems.

Keywords: business forecasting, SAS Institute, the politics of forecasting, Forecast Value Added, FVA, FVA Analysis, business analytics, Fundamentals of Forecasting, Sales and Operations Planning, Tom Wallace, Anne Robinson, Sales Forecasting, forecasting performance measures, forecasting models, worst practices in forecasting, new product forecasting, forecasting software, demand volatility, na?ve models, overfitting, forecast accuracy, forecasting benchmarks, bias, outliers, inherent volatility, artificial volatility, lean forecasting, implementing software, demand smoothing, collaboration, forecasting metrics, MAPE, CPFR, S&OP

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley and SAS Business Series
Page amount
224 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9780470769652
Printed ISBN
9780470574430

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