Article: “The Forecast is Always Wrong”

June 5, 2015 Stu Harris No comments exist

Here’s a great article about the reality of call center call volume forecasting by James Lawther:

My favorite quote from it:

“If your forecasters were the sort of people who could precisely nail the outcome of a random, chaotic, complex system, day in and day out, then they wouldn’t be forecasting your call centre. They would be playing the euro-millions lottery for 5 minutes every Friday and spending the rest of the time cruising the shores of the Mediterranean in a Ferrari.”

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