THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF APPLIED FORECASTING
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The Quest for a Better Forecast Error Metric

In an article published in the Summer 2006 issue of Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting, author Tom Willemain argued that “while most forecast-error metrics are averages of forecast errors, for intermittent demand series, we should focus on the demand distribution and assess forecast error at each distinct level of demand.” issue 47 More...

Foresight Practitioner Conference: Recoupling Forecasting with Inventory Control and Supply Planning

Recoupling Forecasting with Inventory Control and Supply Planning The Foresight Practitioner Conference North Carolina State University Institute for Advanced Analytics Raleigh, North Carolina November 15-16, 2017 Why focus on the forecasting process? Research has revealed that too often the forecasting process is decoupled from inventory and supply planning: forecasters have imperfect knowledge of how their...

Triennial International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS) 2017 Conference

IFORS Conference, Quebec City, Canada CALL for Session Chairs and Papers for the Military, Defense and Security (MDAS) Applications Stream We are soliciting session chairs and presenters for the 21st triennial IFORS Conference scheduled during the third week of July 2017, 17-21 July, at the Convention Centre in downtown Quebec City. We encourage all relevant topics...