Forecasting References


The complete list for the book “Supply Chain Forecasting Software.”


Anbarci, Nejat, and Jungmin Lee, “Economic Bias of Weather Forecasting: A Spatial Modeling Approach,” Deakin University, 2008

Answering the Sales Forecasting Challenge for Manufacturers, Right90

Armstrong, J. Scott, “Forecasting by Extrapolation: Conclusions of 25 Years of Research,” University of Pennsylvania, Published in Interfaces, 14 (Nov-Dec 1984)

Armstrong, J. Scott, “Principles of Forecasting: A Handbook for Researchers and Practitioners,” Springer, 2001

Armstrong, J. Scott “Selecting Forecasting Methods,” University of Pennsylvania, 2001

Bayus, Barry L., and William P. Putsis Jr. “Product Proliferation: An Empirical Analysis of Product Line Determinants and Market Outcomes,” Marketing Science, Nov 2 1999

“Blockbuster Inc. Company History,” The Funding Universe

Cecere, Lora, “Lets Face It, We Have Not Done a Good Job on CPFR or VMI,” Supply Chain Shaman, October 14 2010

Choosing Best Fit, EZForecaster

Collaborative Planning Forecasting and Replenishment, Wikipedia, March 7 2012,_forecasting,_and_replenishment

Cornacchia, Eugenio & Joseph Shamir, “Mastering Lumpy Demand,” ToolsGroup, Feb 2012

Cowles, Alfred, “Can Stock Market Forecasters Forecast?,“ Econometica, July 1933

Demand Works Smoothie Help

Dot com bubble, Wikipedia, February 4, 2012

Dubler, Carl, and Colin Wilcox “Just What Are Cubes Anyway? (A Painless Introduction to OLAP Technology),” Microsoft Corporation, April 2002

Few, Stephen, “Now You See It: Simple Visualization Techniques for Quantitative Analysis,” Analytics Press, 2009

Ford, Ian, “E-Procurement – Electronic Data Integration Comes of Age,” Finance Director Europe, October 30, 2007

“Friend or Foe?: The Close Partnership Between SAP and Microsoft Headed for Trouble,” The Economist, October 18 2001

Gilliland, Michael, “The Business Forecasting Deal: Exposing Myths, Eliminating Bad Practices, Providing Practical Solutions,” Wiley and SAS Business Series, 2010

Grischuk, Walt .,”Supply Chain Brutalization: Handbook for Contract Manufacturing,” Book Surge, 2009

Hierarchical database model, Wikipedia, February 24 2012

Herrin, Richard, “Managing Products Via Demand Variability and Business Importance,” Journal of Business Forecasting, Spring 2007

Hopp, Wallace J. and Mark J Spearman, “Factory Physics,” Waveland Press, 2008

Inferential statistics, Wikipedia, March 11 2012

“In Memory OLAP,” BIBW Directory

JDA Demand Management Training Guide

Kroger Edi website

List of cognitive biases, Wikipedia, March 12, 2012

Mass Clifford F., and Jeffrey Baars, Garrett Wedam, Eric Grimit, AND Richard Stee, “Removal of Systematic Model Bias on a Model Grid,” University of Washington, 2007

Master Production Schedule, Wikipedia, February 22 2012

Meta analysis, Wikipedia, March 11 2012

Netflix, Wikipedia, March 9 2012

“OLAP Explained”

Plott, Charles R., “Markets as Information Gathering Tools,” Southern Economics Journal, 2000

Prediction market, Wikipedia, February 28 2012

Product lifecycle management, Wikipedia, February 1 2012

Product proliferation, Wikipedia, August 11, 2011

Reilly, David P., “How to Select a Dedicated Forecasting Software” Journal of Business Forecasting, 2007

Removing Risk from your Sales Forecast, Right90

Right90 Sales Forecast Capture, Right90

Safety Stock, Wikipedia, Feburary 1 2012

Schuster Edward W. and Chatchai Unahabhokha and Stuart J. Allen, “Master Production Schedule Stability Under Conditions of Finite Capacity,” MIT, date undeclared

Scherbina, Anna “Analyst Disagreement, Forecast Bias and Stock Returns,” Harvard University, 2004

Schweber, Bill., “Product proliferation is driving me crazy—and we do it, too,” EE Times, December 7 2011–too-

7 Secrets of Sales Forecasting, Right90

Sheriden, William A., “The Fortune Sellers,” John Wiley & Sons, 1998

Snapp, Shaun,” Software Approaches for Improving the Bill of Materials,” SCM Focus Press, 2012

Snapp, Shaun, “Inventory Optimization and Multi Echelon Planning Software.” SCM Focus Press, 2012

Snapp, Shaun, “Supply Planning with MRP, DRP and APS Software.” SCM Focus Press, 2012

Star schema, Wikipedia, February 16 2012

Sun, Jinping (Editor), and Thomas D. Lynch (Editor), “Government Budget Forecasting: Theory and Practice,” (Public Administration and Public Policy), Auerbach Publications, 2008

“Supermarket Overview,” FMI, 2010

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas. “The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable,” Random House, 2007

Tashman, Leonard J., and Jim Hoover, “Diffusion of Forecasting Principles Through Software,” from Principles of Forecasting, Edited by J. Scott Armstrong, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2001

Trepte, Kai and Rajaram Narayanaswamy, “Forecasting Consumer Products Using Predictive Markets,” MIT, 2009

Thaler, Richard H., The Overconfidence Problem in Forecasting, The New York Times, August 21 2012

Utley, Craig, Designing the Star Schema Database, CIO Briefings

Williams, John, “Government Economic Reports: Things You’ve Suspected But Were Afraid to Ask!,” Shadow Government Statistics, October 1 2004

Wolfers, Justin and Eric Zitzewitz, “Prediction Markets in Theory and Practice,” November 2005


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