The increasing prevalence of robots and intelligent operating systems in our workplaces, particularly in sectors such as logistics, has led to some experts predicting that a new C-suite role will become common over the next decade.
2016 proved to be yet another successful year of blogging for River Logic. We published over 100 blogs and more than doubled our subscriber list. We'd like to extend a huge thank you to all of our followers for engaging in our content and for helping spread the word. We look forward to keeping the content coming in 2017 and further growing our following!
According to Wikipedia, prescriptive analysis is — after descriptive and predictive analysis — the third and final stage of business analytics. Gartner plots prescriptive analysis as the final and most difficult stage of data analytics.
This article will draw an analogy with the mapping and car industry to suggest that prescriptive analysis as an opportunity to support Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and business optimization, is not a final stage, but just at the beginning of a new planning era.