Markdowns: From Descriptive to Prescriptive

Friday, April 2nd, 2021
3 analytical approaches to salvage value and prevent waste Descriptive, predictive and prescriptive: the 3 approaches you can apply to solve any business problem using analytics. For example markdowns. Markdowns are ...

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Agile Is the Watchword

Friday, March 19th, 2021
3 ways to be more responsive to data volatility Everyone, myself included, was so excited to be done with 2020. The Covid-19 pandemic made it a challenging year, and the ...

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To Forecast, or Not To Forecast, That is the Supply Chain Question

Thursday, February 18th, 2021
The 5 secret ingredients to solve for profit, rather than accuracy Customers can be unpredictable. Hardly anything about them is forecastable correctly. Change approach maybe? Prediction errors are everywhere. Over the ...

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An Open Loop Is Critical for Innovative AI

Thursday, January 21st, 2021
How policy prototyping encourages responsible growth I’m proud to officially share with you today that Evo is an Open Loop participating company. What does that mean? Over the final quarter of 2020, ...

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4 Critical Skills Every Employer Will Demand from Data Scientists in 2021

Friday, January 8th, 2021
Unexpected skills you must hone to get hired My company Evo is expanding, which means we’ve been through a few hiring cycles in recent months, something that will continue throughout 2021. We ...

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Holiday Supply Chain Optimization for Us Mere Mortals

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020
Santa has magic. Is AI our own enchanted solution? It’s the holiday season, and while festivities may be muted publicly, I’ve still been enjoying lighting the tree, drinking mulled wine, ...

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5 Ways Business Science Will Transform the Supply Chain in 2021

Monday, December 14th, 2020
Data science trends in retail for the post-Covid world 2020 was a difficult year for every business. The coronavirus changed every aspect of our operations. One of the biggest trends in ...

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Recovering from Bleak Friday

Saturday, December 12th, 2020
How to use data to compete with Amazon post-Covid My predictions for Black Friday weren’t good. I warned that the usual draws for Black Friday had disappeared. Deep discounting had ...

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