Supply Chain Management

Demand Planning

Why Supply Chain Planning Just Got A Whole Lot More Important

April 14, 2020

An old adage in business is that the closer you get to your customer, the better you will understand what they really want – but what happens if those customers are constantly changing their position? What are the implications when planners can no longer rely on a historical view of the world to predict future sales? In this new world…

Demand Planning

Our Wonderful Interns

February 14, 2019

This week we bid farewell to our wonderful team of interns who have been with us for the last few months. Before they leave, we asked them a bit about their time here, what they learnt and their best memories. We will miss you team, good luck for the future!

Global Trends

Major shifts toward plant based substitutes for meat are already having a big impact on many NZ businesses.

January 31, 2019

Health, animal welfare, the environment – no matter the reason, the plant based trend is here to stay. You may have noticed plant based eateries popping up left, right and centre as more restaurants and retail outlets adapt their menus and shelves to cater for their vegan or plant based clientele. Environmental concerns, animal welfare concerns and health concerns are more…

Data Analytics

Apache Spark AI Summit

July 14, 2018

Last week I was lucky enough for Quantiful to send me to attend the 2018 Apache Spark AI Summit in San Francisco. Apache Spark is an open-source large scale computing framework. Essentially, it provides an easy way for data scientists to crunch and process large amounts of data. Apache Spark allows programmers to scale the processing of big data as…