How scenario planning helps you take control in uncertainty

Phocas

It’s no secret the most successful, forward-thinking organizations can adapt to change fast. They have an eye on the future, plan for different scenarios, and as a result – end up miles ahead of their competitors. finance executive financial statements dynamic reporting budgeting and forecasting

Nigeria launches eNaira amid hope, scepticism - and plenty of uncertainty

DataFloq

By Libby George. LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria on Monday became the first African nation to launch a digital currency - the eNaira - a move its leaders said will expand access to banking, enable more remittances and even grow the economy by billions of dollars.

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Handling uncertainty: panic vs. precautions…

Timo Elliott

A more flexible way of attacking uncertainty is to look beyond specific models and instead benchmark against “other people like us.” Best practice UncertaintyIt’s always hard to make the right decisions when the data is uncertain.

Forecasting uncertainty at Airbnb

O'Reilly on Data

Continue reading Forecasting uncertainty at Airbnb Theresa Johnson outlines the AI powering Airbnb’s metrics forecasting platform.

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

Global crypto exchange CrossTower enters India despite policy uncertainty

DataFloq

By Nupur Anand. MUMBAI (Reuters) - U.S.-headquartered headquartered digital currency exchange CrossTower has set up a local unit in India and launched a trading platform to capture the growing domestic crypto market even though the fate of cryptocurrency in India is still unclear.

Uncertainty Quantification in Artificial Intelligence-based Systems

KDnuggets

The article summarizes the plethora of UQ methods using Bayesian techniques, shows issues and gaps in the literature, suggests further directions, and epitomizes AI-based systems within the Financial Crime domain. KDnuggets Originals Artificial Intelligence

Nintendo forecasts decline in Switch sales, warns of chip uncertainty

DataFloq

In announcing the figures, Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa also said a shortage of chips, which has affected electronics makers worldwide, was affecting production and adding to uncertainty. By Sam Nussey.

Uncertainties: Statistical, Representational, Interventional

The Unofficial Google Data Science Blog

by AMIR NAJMI & MUKUND SUNDARARAJAN Data science is about decision making under uncertainty. Some of that uncertainty is the result of statistical inference, i.e., using a finite sample of observations for estimation. Among these, only statistical uncertainty has formal recognition.

Measuring Models' Uncertainty: Conformal Prediction

Dataiku

For designing machine learning (ML) models as well as for monitoring them in production, uncertainty estimation on predictions is a critical asset.

Decision Making with Uncertainty Requires Wideward Thinking

Andrew White

COVID-19 and the related economic fallout has pushed organizations to extreme cost optimization decision making with uncertainty. Everything Changes. As a result, Data, Analytics and AI are in even greater demand.

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

What to Expect From Uncertainty Quantification Methods: An Untold Story of ML Evaluation

Dataiku

In this article, we relate our experience in building an evaluation framework for Uncertainty Quantification (UQ) in ML. If performing benchmarks for ML evaluation could seem self-evident, it conceals how crucial and challenging it is to build them.

Information Governance in an Era of Uncertainty

TDAN

The word “organize” is the root of the word “organization.” Organizations are compelled to organize their information. With that said, organizations can operate in an organized and holistic manner with the application of information governance.

Only engaged service teams can deliver next-level customer loyalty in an era of uncertainty

CIO Business Intelligence

They’re people — each with their own unique circumstances at home, families to support, and worries about the uncertainty that comes with a volatile global pandemic. Customers are increasingly demonstrating that they will not settle for subpar experiences.

IRM 2021: The Year of Uncertainty and Change

John Wheeler

No doubt, 2021 will be the year of uncertainty and change. As it turns out, uncertainty and change are the two primary aspects of strategic, operational and technology risk fueling the current demand for integrated risk management (IRM). These uncertainties can make or break a business.

How an EPM Solution Supports Managing Economic Uncertainty

Jedox

We are pleased to welcome Mr. Dean Boyer as a guest to the Jedox Blog for our series on “Managing Uncertainty” Mr. Boyer is a Director of Technology Services at Marks Paneth LLP, a premier accounting firm based in the United States.

Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

CFO Panel | How to Navigate Your Business Through This Uncertainty

Jet Global

The post CFO Panel | How to Navigate Your Business Through This Uncertainty appeared first on insightsoftware. As global concern about the COVID-19 outbreak continues, businesses around the world are under tremendous additional pressure to adapt to a quickly shifting situation.

The Importance of Agility in FP&A To Manage Uncertainty

Jedox

Times of crisis mean uncertainty, both personally and professionally. In this blog post, we’ll look at the importance of agility in FP&A in being able to better manage uncertainties, even during uncertain times and build resilience for the future.

Q&A with Chris Ortega: Dealing With Uncertainty Through Technology

Insight Software

Having a machine learning algorithm purely based on data is highly useful during times of great uncertainty, and it can really help businesses feel less overwhelmed and more in control than they would be otherwise.

Build the Financial Resilience to Weather Uncertainty with Strength and Confidence

Timo Elliot

With SAP partner Sapphire Systems in the UK, I did a live web seminar for mid-sized organizations on the theme of Build the Financial Resilience to Weather Uncertainty with Strength and Confidence.

Implementing Supply Chain Network Design

Companies want to maximize service levels, but they also want to cut costs. These goals are often at odds with one another. How do you find the optimum balance? This guide offers hands-on advice that will help you use network design to achieve successful results.

Living Post Uncertainty: How Changes Today Will Propel Future Generations

Sisense

Through understanding past crises and recent data in the world around us, we want to help everyday people understand how their choices will lead to a better outcome, dispel uncertainty and use data to chart, draw, and paint a better future.

How Private Equity Firms Can Manage Uncertainty With Scenario Modeling

Jedox

In the face of unprecedented uncertainty, the question is how to quickly evaluate risk, opportunities and competitively allocate capital. In the face of uncertainty, investor relations are paramount. It’s an unusual time in private equity.

How an EPM Solution Supports Managing Economic Uncertainty

Jedox

We are pleased to welcome Mr. Dean Boyer as a guest to the Jedox Blog for our series on “Managing Uncertainty” Mr. Boyer is a Director of Technology Services at Marks Paneth LLP, a premier accounting firm based in the United States.

During times of uncertainty, our customers need us the most

Nutanix

As we grapple today with the reality of a global pandemic and businesses are challenged with a new normal, our unwavering commitment to our customers remains unchanged

IT Cost Optimization | Preparing the Enterprise for Uncertainty

Nutanix

Getting ahead of IT costs means enabling maximum flexibility in your resource consumption. Here’s how the right technology foundation can facilitate proactive IT cost optimization

Why it’s time to rethink financial forecasting

Phocas

As organizations face increasing uncertainty, business functions are turning to finance teams to provide more frequent, accurate forecasts to help them adapt fast. The demands on finance teams are changing.

Eliminate Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt with Well Architected Solutions

Nutanix

Well architected solutions thrive in complex situations, where adaptability means business continuity, where the continuity is essentially the only path to business survivability

Eliminate Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt with Well Architected Solutions

Nutanix

Well architected solutions thrive in complex situations, where adaptability means business continuity, where the continuity is essentially the only path to business survivability

During times of uncertainty, our customers need us the most

Nutanix

As we grapple today with the reality of a global pandemic and businesses are challenged with a new normal, our unwavering commitment to our customers remains unchanged

IT Cost Optimization | Preparing the Enterprise for Uncertainty

Nutanix

Getting ahead of IT costs means enabling maximum flexibility in your resource consumption. Here’s how the right technology foundation can facilitate proactive IT cost optimization

Eliminate Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt with Well Architected Solutions

Nutanix

Well architected solutions thrive in complex situations, where adaptability means business continuity, where the continuity is essentially the only path to business survivability

Education has Changed. Nutanix Frame Helps Schools and Students to continue Learning amid uncertainties.

Nutanix

Nutanix Frame is an innovative, multicloud Desktop as a Service (DaaS) solution that addresses digital learning challenges, allowing your students and faculty to access critical applications on any device from any location from a standard web browser

During times of uncertainty, our customers need us the most

Nutanix

As we grapple today with the reality of a global pandemic and businesses are challenged with a new normal, our unwavering commitment to our customers remains unchanged

Education has Changed. Nutanix Frame Helps Schools and Students to continue Learning amid uncertainties.

Nutanix

Nutanix Frame is an innovative, multicloud Desktop as a Service (DaaS) solution that addresses digital learning challenges, allowing your students and faculty to access critical applications on any device from any location from a standard web browser

COVID-19’s Impact on Corporate Learning Laid Bare at L&D Champions Online

Corinium

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted just how important it is for talent leaders to be laser-focused on the kind of work that will accelerate their organizations’ abilities to adapt and thrive in times of uncertainty.

Win By Keeping Data Science Simple

DataFloq

I’m convinced that this is because data always has some uncertainty, is often sparsely populated, and is never fully complete. Getting too fancy by using complex and layered data science approaches can magnify the issues in data instead of controlling them.

Improving Prediction of the Unconfirmed COVID-19 Cases

Teradata

With the lack of available tests & uncertainty around the true number of COVID-19 cases, Teradata Epidemiologist Daniel Ulatowski & Data Scientist Jack McCush hypothesize how symptomatic data & the Vantage ML Engine can be utilized to predict cases

The KPIs every manufacturer should know and measure

Phocas

Manufacturers and the decision-makers that run them understand the value of data and are turning to BI strategies and manufacturing KPIs in times of uncertainty. When it comes to achieving success in manufacturing, the industry is way beyond the idea that data matters.

Semi-uniform strategies for solving K-armed bandits

Domino Data Lab

In a previous blog post we introduced the K-armed bandit problem - a simple example of allocation of a limited set of resources over time and under uncertainty.

5 data trends business managers can monitor to rebound faster

Phocas

During this time of uncertainty, business managers must have the ability to cut through the noise so they can see what’s happening and understand the changes taking place in their businesses.