Emotions, it seems, play just as important a role as fundamentals when it comes to making investment decisions. But objective technical analysis, or a degree in mathematics, also helps.
Prediction Impact has broadened its popular Predictive Analytics for Business, Marketing & Web training seminar to include Toronto and New York City in Spring of 2008. 100% of October 2007 attendees rated this program Excellent or Very Good.
A couple years ago Tasty Baking Company undertook an initiative to trim the fat out of its forecast error by deploying a new demand forecasting process. The goals were typical for this type of project: improve forecast accuracy and, ultimately, lower inventories. But along the way the company reaped another important return on its investment as it learned the value of forecasting without bias.
It is fascinating that a diverse collection of academic and scientific ‘experts’ collect the same empirical data and conclude two diametrically opposed results. It is an absurd reality that one side in the debate arbitrarily would presume to declare victory to silence a dissenting view.
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An electrical emergency in Texas, USA last week has grid officials and power companies re-examining how they manage wind energy, an increasingly popular but potentially fickle power source.
China should set up a committee to monitor the consumer price index (CPI) and make forecasts for the coming three to six months, a political advisor said here Monday.
Transport consultancy Steer Davies Gleave has been commissioned by the UK Association of Train Operating Companies to undertake a review of the Passenger Demand Forecasting Handbook.