Our next guest is Spyros Makridakis, Professor at the University of Nicosia, the director of the Institute For the Future (IFF), and an Emeritus Professor at INSEAD. Spyros is also one of the co-founders of the IIF and has significantly contributed to the field by running famous forecasting M-competitions.
In this episode, we get his advice on how to build a forecasting career and why strategy is so important. He shares his opinion on the best current forecasting methods and practices.
Spyros recommends some of his favourite books, Forecasting Methods for Management and Business Forecasting: Practical Problems and Solutions, along with these papers Accuracy of Forecasting: An Empirical Investigation, and A brief history of forecasting competitions.