Leveraging Weather Intelligence to Gain a Competitive Edge in Demand Planning

Social, news, weather and events, also referred to as ‘SNEW,’ ‘big data’, ‘digitization,’ whatever you want to call it, it’s here and not going anywhere anytime soon. For decades, we’ve relied primarily upon a single time-series – historical sales – to predict future sales. More advanced organizations have a systemic way of accounting for a…

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Is That Pikachu in the Dairy Aisle?

Did your checkout just become a gym? The Pokémon Go frenzy is sweeping the globe as the virtual reality game has skyrocketed to the top of the iTunes and Google Play gaming lists.  Stories abound about the strange places players are showing up, improbable connections being forged and even police luring criminals to the booking…

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