Blue Yonder has fashioned its set of machine learning technologies — potentially adaptable to almost any exercise in probabilistic prediction — into targeted solutions for retailers facing Amazon’s assault: demand forecasting, pricing and replenishment.
Enterprise Software: Death and Transfiguration
William H. Janeway

Companies like Blue Yonder hint at one of the big shifts in business software — from being a system of records to being a provider of predictions. The first is an accounting function but the second can become much more valuable because it focuses on decisions rather than tracking.

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