Month: December 2010

IBF Year End Blog – What we Learned About Forecasting in 2010

Our ability to forecast was met with increasing skepticism in 2010 – and this is a good thing.  A decade ago, the thrill of technological innovation provided hope that more data, bigger computers, and fancier models would one day solve all our forecasting problems.  Yet we now have more data, bigger computers, and fancier models than ever before – and our forecasting challenges… Read more>>

Strength In Numbers.

Last night while I was at the joint APICS/IBF/CSCMP Holiday Networking Collaborative in Boston, MA these three words came to mind, “Strength in numbers.”  But before I can explain these three simple words, I should first explain all the abbreviations, right?   APICS is the Association for Operations Management, IBF is the Institute of Business Forecasting and CSCMP is the Council… Read more>>