Day: February 23, 2011

Forecasting and Calibrating Demand with Economic Cycles

I started my demand planning career in the summer of 2008. Looking back, I know now that this turned out to be the worst possible time to break into the field.  At Ingersoll Rand, we were just starting to feel the initial pains of ‘The Great Recession’, but our system forecasts did not provide the data we needed to prepare.   Our business had been showing consistent growth for some… Read more>>