The Datapred blog

On machine learning, time series and how to use them.

Prediction and prescription - Continuous intelligence twins (Part 2/2)

For continuous intelligence applications, the relationship between prediction and prescription is richer than described in the classic framework of analytics capabilities:
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Prediction and prescription - Continuous intelligence twins (Part 1/2)

The framework of analytics capabilities - distinguishing between descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics - is well known:  
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Direct material procurement: beating the market is not the point

Datapred's machine learning software for direct material procurement helps companies save 3-5% off their commodity, energy and raw material costs year over year, through a unique combination of price predictions and constraint optimization.
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Custom loss functions - What they are and why you need them

Machine learning models often disappoint in production for a simple reason - they have the wrong target.
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