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standard deviation

Jan 04, 2017 at 11:57 PM

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Hi experts

Does any know if is it possible to calculate standard deviation on IBP?

it is possible! someone can i help me how?

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Jorge

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Alecsandra Dimofte
Jan 05, 2017 at 11:02 AM
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Hi Jorge,

In IBP-Demand there are various forecast error measures, one of them is MAD (mean absolute deviation) which is more robust than standard deviation as it is insensitive to outliers.

You can good documentation here:
https://support.sap.com/content/dam/ProductFeatures/Assets/00009/6CAE8B27FCC31EE699A78DE008A3E369/Presentations/Demand_Inventory_IBP1608_Manage_Forecast_Error_Calculations.pdf


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