Posts Tagged ‘demand planning’

Attention Shoppers, Blue Light Specials, and Big Data

Remember the days when you’d hear that on the in-stores announcement? “Attention Shoppers! For the next hour K-Mart is now offering a blue light special – half off all summer beach wear.” Those announcement where a form of on-site marketing offers made only to the stores patrons shopping at the time. The offers were made […]

Innovation Born of Uncertain Times

Great innovations often are molded and born in times of uncertainty.  As economies the world over adjust to new realities, there are opportunities for companies to lead and change the game. A recent article in Forbes details some ways to take the lead.  At the core of enabling this change are social capabilities and the […]

Adding Emptoris & TeaLeaf to The Holistic Commerce Suite

As IBM’s Premier Partner delivering Smarter Commerce solutions Perficient knows how to create a seamless and unified omni-channel commerce experience that leverages commerce, social and mobile technologies to provide the operational excellence needed to deliver a consistent brand experience that deepens your client relationships. Perficient is one of a very small delivery partner that are […]

The Joy of End-of-Year Financial Reporting & A Merry New Year

Social Commentator, Will Rogers famously stated, “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” The once predictable & stable world of business has transformed into an unpredictable jungle that’s no place for the complacent finance organization. Our new normal environment requires finance to maneuver obstacles on an […]

Is Financial Reporting Automation for Dummies?

Recent studies have shown that a high correlation exists between an organization’s ability to create timely and accurate financial reporting and analysis and the increased performance of that company. But why? If you think about it, it makes sense. Companies that embrace automating finance processes can redirect their finance resources to perform more value-add analysis, […]

A Finance Guide to Finding Monte Carlo

This article is intended for finance professionals curious about integrating advanced statistical techniques into their various processes. The focus is not on the methods and merits of any specific modeling technique but instead focuses more on preparing finance processes for their inevitable use. The famous quarter of Monaco, a city-state surrounded by France and sitting […]