Browsing posts tagged: Planning & Forecasting
A World of Chance

Although financial markets often try to distance themselves from gambling, the two factors have far more in common than usually thought. When, historically, there were no financial institutions such as banks, lotteries constituted the ways by which expensive items were disposed of, and governments raised money quickly. Gambling tables fulfilled roles that venture capital and […]

Business Forecasting

A comprehensive collection of the field’s most provocative, influential new work Business Forecasting compiles some of the field’s important and influential literature into a single, comprehensive reference for forecast modeling and process improvement. It is packed with provocative ideas from forecasting researchers and practitioners, on topics including accuracy metrics, benchmarking, modeling of problem data, and […]

2020 Vision

What will be the shape of global business in five years‘ time? 2020 Vision delivers cutting-edge insights from twenty industry leaders, sharing their current strategies and future plans to cope with the challenges presented in the twenty-first century. In 2020 Vision leading chairmen and senior executives of major multinationals set out their vision of what […]

The Making of National Economic Forecasts

This important book, prepared under the direction of Nobel Laureate Lawrence R. Klein, shows how economic forecasts are made. It explains how modern developments in information technology have made it possible to forecast frequently – at least monthly but also weekly or bi-weekly – depending upon the perceived needs of potential forecasts users but also […]

Business Continuity Planning

Once considered a luxury, a business continuity plan has become a necessity. Many companies are required to have one by law. Others have implemented them to protect themselves from liability, and some have adopted them after a disaster or after a near miss. Whatever your reason, the right continuity plan is essential to your organization. […]

Investment Megatrends

PRAISE FOR INVESTMENT MEGATRENDS „Bob speaks to our greater needs, not just our greater financial interests. It’s what sets him apart. He’s about a lot more than money, because with that fine mind beats an even finer heart.“ —Neil Cavuto, Anchor, Fox News Channel „No one on Wall Street has done a better job of […]

The Roaring 2000’S

In his bestselling book, The Great Boom Ahead, published in 1993, Harry Dent, one of the world’s most prescient economic prognosticators, stood practically alone in forecasting a new age of prosperity emerging in the 1990s and extending into the new century. Dent foresaw a booming stock market, falling mortgage rates, and the resurgence of America […]

Demand Forecasting for Managers

Most decisions and plans in a firm require a forecast. Not matching supply with demand can make or break any business, and that’s why forecasting is so invaluable. Forecasting can appear as a frightening topic with many arcane equations to master. For this reason, the authors start out from the very basics and provide a […]