Shifting consumer behaviors, rapid product launches and evolving omnichannel sales are challenging consumer facing companies across retail, consumer goods, and consumer electronics to fundamentally rethink their traditional forecasting methods. Handling this volatility has severely challenged standard forecasting methods. Google Cloud’s recently launched AI platform Vertex AI – provides consumer facing companies with highly accurate scalable forecasts that leverage state-of-the-art machine learning models. The Vertex AI Forecast integrated with the o9 Digital Brain platform offers faster, more accurate, more responsive merchandise financial planning, assortment optimization, granular demand planning, replenishment, and inventory planning.
In this aim10x roundtable, members will participate in an interactive discussion to on what data and methods they have tried in the past and what their challenges have been. Participants will discuss what are some of the new promising techniques in forecasting with their benefits and limitations.
What to expect? A lot of interaction!
Forecasting challenges in business to consumer settings
Vertex AI Forecast
What have been the challenges with tools and techniques that the roundtable has faced.
Where does the roundtable see the promise of AI/ML, Neural Nets and other techniques? What have they tried so far? What has worked and what has not worked?
This roundtable discussion will take place on March 1st at 11am ET (US) / 5pm CET (EU) and will be led by Vikram Murthi, Vice President of Industry Strategy at o9 Solutions.
We keep the agenda simple:
Setting the scene
Why should I register?
If you’re missing the collaboration and conversational elements from a webinar, then a roundtable might be a great option for you. Be ready to deep-dive into different topics related to digital transformation and have a high-quality discussion with your peers. We host both industry-specific and cross-industry roundtables so there’s always a topic to interest you.
Who is it for?
This roundtable is for all consumer facing industry professionals who are interested in digital planning and forecasting.