Automated processes are the gold of the digital future

Blue Yonder, with the motto "Into the Digital Future with Predictive Applications and Automated Processes," invites you to an event to be held on July 7th and 8th, 2015 the 4th Big Data & Analytics Congress in Cologne, Germany. The name Datalympics suggests what the event is about: The focus here is not theory, but practice.

How random is our daily life?

Maybe you’re riding the subway one morning on your way to work and by chance in the crowd of people you see someone you know, someone who you last saw 20 years ago. What a coincidence! Another situation: you rush to get to your local bakery. Despite the large number of customers, the baker always has enough of the delicious, fresh bagels and rolls…

The Difference Between Enterprise and Consumer Predictive Applications

Predictive Applications are everywhere (and they are hardly being noticed). In one of our previous blog posts, I showed that more than half of a typical early adopter's home screen is already covered by predictive applications. These predictive applications collect data, make predictions (hence the name) and ultimately drive decisions, for instance…

Anticipating customer wishes with predictive applications

German supermarket chain Kaiser's Tengelmann sells quality fresh products and is introducing predictive applications from Blue Yonder at all of its 500 German stores. With it, goods planning can be automated using accurate, special forecasts tailored to the individual store. In this way, the forecasting software prevents both understocks and…

5 Painful Prediction Pitfalls

Through my work with customers and data scientists building predictive applications based on the Blue Yonder Platform and integrating our standard products, such as Forward Demand, into customer workflows, I’ve encountered a few common prediction pitfalls. While these might not ruin the scientific validity of the model, they may affect the…

The media industry: using predictive applications to draw the right conclusions

The change from a newspaper brand to a multimedia brand affects every enterprise in the publishing industry. But what channel is best for getting the individual content to the target group? Predictive applications can answer These and other questions that are critical to the media industry. A Media Days event in Munichs Haus der Wirtschaft (House…

Towns and cities across the country are seeing the light by reducing costs with connected services

IN Predictive Applications, General — 28 November, 2014

Together with Capgemini, Blue Yonder is enlightening the world by demonstrating the potential of connected services by making streetlights intelligent. Through the use of LED streetlights, cities and towns are able to reduce their total costs of lighting up the night.