Demand Planning

World’s smartest demand planning tool, QU by Quantiful

May 26, 2020

Sales and Operations Planning is the central point of most enterprise decisions as big bets are placed on anticipated demand which result in portfolio planning and procurement outcomes. This age-old process is critical to unlocking spend for product and services but sadly is somewhat of a dying art as enterprises’ commitment to it wanes in favour of individuals’ intuition, compounded…

Demand Planning

Will COVID-19 Influence Demand for Mobile Gaming Devices?

May 11, 2020

Throughout COVID-19 we have been looking at how the immediate impact of physical distancing and other restrictions translates into longer term, structural change in consumer buying behaviour.   Group of diverse friends playing game on mobile phone   For example it seems likely that time spent online gaming increased in line with enforced time at home for consumers during various…

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…