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rainbow in the sky
Machine Learning
Mike Raftery

A Rainy-Day Guide to Predictive Analytics

Small talk always seems to start with observations around the weather.  So, as we attempt to boil down a complex topic like the applied machine learning techniques to develop predictive analytics, let’s start with the weather. A simple thing like a rainstorm can be

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Business people working at table
SAP IBP
Jim Kehler

Top 5 New Features of SAP IBP 1902

1902 is chock full of technical and functional improvements and corrections. I’ll be highlighting just a few features. These features cover troubleshooting batch jobs, better integration to your SAP ERP system and user experience.

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Gradient Boosting blog-min
Machine Learning
Brandon Giesegh

Gradient Boosting of Decision Trees

The 1811 release of SAP IBP (Integrated Business Planning) has some amazing new features, and near the top of my list of favorites sits the new Gradient Boosting forecasting algorithm. This new machine learning algorithm provides the next step into advanced forecasting techniques in

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