Internal working papers DIUF

Internal working papers DIUF
The DIUF Working Papers collection is a series of research papers edited by the Department of Informatics of the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). This series exists since 1958, and is available in its entirety in electronic form since 2015. The content of the publications fits into the research themes of informatics, operational research and statistics.
The collection has been published under the names of the Institute of Automation (IAUF) from 1958 to 1995, the Laboratory of Informatics (LIUF) from 1986 to 1995, and the Institute of Informatics (IIUF) from 1995 to 2000.
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Using stagger charts to improve the accuracy of demand forecasts

Ramosaj, Agneta ; Widmer, Marino

(Internal working papers DIUF ; 20-01)

Nowadays, no business organization can avoid the need for accurate demand forecasting. It helps make the right decisions at every level, strategic or operational, and it is the center of financial simulation or procurement decisions in terms of production. A way to depict company forecasts could be provided by a stagger chart, a visual tool that is easy to implement and is understandable at...