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Statistical Analysis Software Survey: The joys and perils of statistics

    Statistical Analysis Software Survey: The joys and perils of statistics

We were repeatedly reminded several times last year that variability can confound statistical predictions and unlikely events do occur. Upsets in sports and politics are always news, since having the underdog beat the “sure thing” is surprising and noteworthy. What is exciting in sports is unexpected in politics, since we expect our predictions to do better when the business is serious.

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Software Survey: Forecasting 2016

    Software Survey: Forecasting 2016

Welcome to the biennial forecasting software survey, where we take stock of the latest technologies and trends in forecasting affecting both vendors and users. The data used to develop this survey includes responses from 19 vendors for 26 software packages that span a range of capabilities and price points, with the results from this survey summarized below.

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Corporate Profile: SAS – Where it’s been and where it’s headed

March/April 2015 By Kathy Lange AS is the world’s largest privately held software company, with 70,000 customer sites in 138 countries, including 93 of the top 100 companies on the

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Profit Center: Forecasting and optimization

    Profit Center: Forecasting and optimization

July/August 2013 Beyond supply chain planning: the development of optimization in complex sourcing. By Arne Andersson Optimization is the perfect technology for sourcing since it deals with selecting the best

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Utilities dust off the forecasting playbook

July/August 2013 Smart grid data brings challenges and opportunities for power industry. By Tao Hong (left) and Alyssa Farrell The

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Integrating data mining and forecasting

March/April 2013 The Dow Chemical approach to leveraging time-series data and demand sensing. By Tim Rey (Left) and Chip Wells

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Electoral College put to the math test


With the campaign two months behind us and the inauguration of Donald Trump two days away, isn’t it time to put the 2016 U.S. presidential election to bed and focus on issues that have yet to be decided? Of course not.

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2017 Tech Trends: the kinetic enterprise

From dark analytics to mixed reality, machine intelligence and blockchain, Deloitte’s annual Technology Trends report analyzes the trends that could disrupt businesses in the next 18-24 months. CIOs who can harness the possibilities of these technologies will be better positioned to shape the future of their business. Read more →

FICO: Financial crime trends for 2017

If the world seemed dangerous from a financial crime perspective last year, FICO experts predict an even more challenging 2017. In a new paper, four of the leaders in the company’s fraud and financial crime group laid out 17 predictions, ranging from killer devices in the home to hacked fingerprints. Read more →

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