Why Most System Forecasts Fall Short of Your Needs

One of the things that a store operator learns very quickly once they manage a variety of stores is that some stores are easier to forecast than others. Any chain…

Measuring and Managing Forecast Accuracy for Continuous Improvement

In my previous blogs related to effective forecasting I have covered several basic concepts that carry forward into this discussion. Whether you want to…

Improved Forecasting Starts with Effective Data and Standard Modeling

In my last blog I talked about the need for accurate forecasting as a vital link in the chain of your labor management and operational planning and execution…

Does Forecast Accuracy Really Matter In Your Organization?

You can’t create a good schedule from a bad forecast. That’s the plain and simple truth in effective labor management and labor scheduling. If the goal is…