Archive for business forecasting

Logistics Technology Market Forecasting Under Uncertainty

The current coronavirus outbreak is an example of an economic shock that elevates uncertainty and complicates forecasting. ARC European analysts Florian Güldner and David Humphrey conducted a thorough scenario analysis on the potential impact of the corona virus on automation markets and supply chains. This analysis provides a useful framework for…

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Macroeconomics and Business Forecasting: A Conversation with Barry Keating

Professor Barry Keating of Notre Dame, coauthor of the leading college textbook on business forecasting (which actually has more buyers from businesses than from college students), was gracious enough to talk to me recently.  The topic was using macroeconomic data to adjust forecasts down for coming recessions, or up when economies begin to grow again. One of the points he made is that companies and forecasters in particular need to pay attention to the Index […]

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