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Forecasting with Predictive Analytics – so much better!!

The classical form of Forecasting is to apply statistics to project future trends in Demand, based on historical sales transactions, using either Excel or Advanced Planning Systems like SAP’s APO or IBP. Recently I have been researching the use of Predictive Analytics (PA) in Forecasting Demand as well as Sales and learned a whole new […]

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Do Everything with an iPad

Many of my friends have iPad’s at work but only use them to browse the Internet and open emails. One of them toldĀ me “the only problem is that when I open a PowerPoint presentation, the format is all messed up” and I wondered “how can it be?”… Yes, after 6 years, a lot of people […]

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IT of Tomorrow, Today

Information technology in Enterprise used to be extraneous – work is here, technology is there. IT departments would bring in new tech or enhance it and then “users” would test it and accept it. That is no longer today’s reality. Cloud, mobile and big data have changed things. Today’s technology is intimate to business, it […]

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Companies of tomorrow: cloud-based, mobile, social, analytical and Millenial

You can’t look at the future from the standpoint of the present. Friends of mine asked me to attend a strategic planning session where they were discussing ideas to improve who they were and how they could wow their customers. This is what I told them: you are here, now, you see yourselves in this […]

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