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Improving forecast quality in practice: results of a workshop 22/06/14

Improving forecast quality in practice: results of a workshop

The Lancaster Centre for Forecasting organised another successful workshop on "Improving forecast quality in practice" held on 12 June 2014 at the Senate House of University of London, and free to attend for all practitioners and academics in forecasting and demand planning. 

Improving and reconciling your forecasts using temporal aggregation 22/06/14

Improving and reconciling your forecasts using temporal aggregation

In most business forecasting applications, the problem usually directs the granularity of the data that we use for forecasting.

Forecasting call arrivals at a call centre 22/06/14

Forecasting call arrivals at a call centre

Call and service centres are an essential resource of today’s businesses, from sales and financial services to emergency response. 

Can we rely on judgment to select the best forecasting model? 12/02/14

Can we rely on judgment to select the best forecasting model?

How does judgmental model selection perform compared to statistical model selection? Fotios Petropoulos and Nikolaos Kourentzes of the Lancaster Centre for Forecasting explain.

Business Insights into Forecasting with SAP-APO DP 18/11/13

Business Insights into Forecasting with SAP-APO DP

The Lancaster Centre for Forecasting organised another successful workshop on "Forecasting with SAP® APO DP" held 30 October 2013 at the Work Foundation in London, and free to attend for all practitioners and academics in forecasting and demand planning. 

Dr Sven F. Crone presented at the premier international conference on Neural Networks 28/08/13

Dr Sven F. Crone presented at the premier international conference on Neural Networks

The International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN) is the premier international conference in the area of neural networks. Dr Crone was among the list of presenters at the conference.