Université de Fribourg

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...

Université de Fribourg

Valoriser les processus pour élaborer des cahiers des charges: une approche innovante

Venteicher, Francesca ; Widmer, Marino

(Internal working papers DIUF ; 18-02)

Lors de la fusion de communes, l’organisation des services du feu et leur efficacité dans la lutte contre les incendies et autres sinistres est une préoccupation des autorités cantonales. L’accroissement des activités socio-économiques et des besoins humains exerce une pression grandissante sur les corps des sapeurs-pompiers (CSP), créant des difficultés de recrutement et de...

Université de Fribourg

Finding the adequate location scenario after the merger of fire brigades thanks to Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis Methods

Aldabbas, Mohammad ; Venteicher, Francesca ; Gerber, Lenna ; Widmer, Marino

(Internal working papers DIUF ; 18-01)

This paper addresses the issue of selecting a suitable location for a fire station in canton of Fribourg, as a result of a fire brigades’merger, by applying Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) methods. Solving the problem of determining fire station locations through various methods has been analyzed in-­‐depth by researchers. However, a different approach, based on application of...