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Why sales forecasting is a must have for restaurants

To have a crystal clear notion of upcoming restaurant sales is crucial for efficient business. Sales forecasting is addressing this very issue with some interesting approaches.

It is true that a restaurant owner knows his business better than anyone. But it is also true that there are some wastes, not matter how good you are into business planning which is also time consuming. This is what sales forecasting is doing for restaurants – it manages the tiny balance between the necessary stock products sufficient to meet the customers demand while keeping wastage levels to a minimum.

6 unexpected data analytics applications

Unsurprisingly, at A4E we are huge fans of all things data analytics. Data is all around and with a scientific approach you can extract a lot of insights that might be applied into real life decisions. And it is not just business. From science to public life, data analytics has pretty unexpected applications. Here are few of the most interesting fields of life where you can find its imprint.

Fully automated data mining. Possible or not?

Now-a-days huge amount of rough data is available. At the same time many businesses need of fast (real-time) decisions in order to survive and grow in the dynamic competitive environment.

To manage in time with such large dimensional problems automated (without human intervention) analytical solutions are needed. In many cases, like the two examples below, the data mining task and a subsequent decision making should be run as an automated workflow.

What data analytics, Banksy and Massive Attack has in common?

It is not possible to live in the digital era with all the social media and to be unfamiliar with Banksy`s art. He is a graffiti artist with really impactful visuals touching political issues and the problems of our times as no one before. And his identity is still a mystery.

Mathematicians from the Queen Mary University of London analyzed 192 pieces created by the infamous street artist in London and Bristol via geographical profiling. They managed to point an address in Bristol, a pub, and few other addresses in London. The data scientists said that there is a high probability that Banksy lives or has lived there.

Data analytics and elections. Is there a match?

It is not just the White House elections this fall, polls are held (almost) all over the world, anytime. Since we are living in a connected environment more than ever, there is a lot of data that might be useful for election campaigners, politics, parties and last but not least – general audience.

In this blog post, our A4Everyone` team is sharing its point of view on data analytics application in elections campaigns.

10 great data & analytics quotes

We love data analytics as well as great quotes. So let’s mix them up with thought provoking wisdom shared by extremely bright minds.

We picked these 10 lovely pieces of intellectual perfection because at A4Everyone we believe that any business might be supercharged with data analytics. Not matter we are talking about sales forecast, product portfolio optimization, inventory management, staff ranking or any other business process, adding value to data is easy. That’s why we are enabling coffee shops, furniture stores, restaurants, retailers and wholesalers to benefit from our data analytics apps.

Actionable data analytics: Multichannel marketing strategy optimization

Volume retailers have something in common. A huge amount of data in a couple of directions – customers and products. They are the key foundations of marketing strategy optimization when you have to launch a new product, bundle or a promotion.

Is there a way to maximize multichannel marketing efforts?

Actionable data analytics is doing exactly this. Through different data techniques and approaches, there is an opportunity to extract the maximum. Such optimization is not just possible, it’s a must.