Tuesday 2nd of October André Vriens and Edward Versteijnen hosted energetic roundtable sessions on this topic at the Savant Supply Chain Congress 2018. How to benefit from machine learning,  AI, big data etc in a pragmatic way to improve forecasting and planning in increasingly volatile market circumstances.

That the planning function will change is the opinion of quite some planning professionals: almost 40% believe that 50% of planners will be replaced by ‘the machine’ within 5 years!