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Alessio Civitillo

Alessio Civitillo

Why Is It So Hard to Forecast Inventory Accurately and Its P&L Implications?

Executive Summary Inventory forecasting presents significant challenges due to a multitude of factors. These include allowances calculations within ERP systems, the absence of a consolidated inventory view (so-called one source of truth), internal policy adjustments, and the challenges involved in developing and assessing slow-moving inventory and working capital what-if scenarios.

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Alessio Civitillo

Stop Wasting Time: How Data Marts Streamline Your Analytics

The High Cost of Disparate Data Systems In the fast-paced world of business, time is a resource that no one can afford to waste.  Imagine a manager, let’s call her Sarah, who spends countless hours each week manually compiling reports from a myriad of systems. Her frustration is palpable as

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Alessio Civitillo

Why a Data Catalog is a Key Element of Data Governance

In a time of exponential data growth and increasing concerns over data security, the field of data governance is undergoing a profound transformation. With the implementation of strict regulations such as GDPR and CCPA, coupled with the complexity of managing vast volumes of data, organizations are realizing the importance of

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Alessio Civitillo

To Scale Analytics, Choose Boring Tech First

My first accounting job is still fresh in my mind. I was 26, working in finance on complex calculations called capitalized variances. As part of the evaluation of a company’s inventory, capitalized variances take into account price changes in production materials. These calculations can get tricky due to timing offsets.

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Alessio Civitillo

What is a data lake, and why does my company need one?

Organizations chiefly make decisions based on their data, and to do so they must have a full view of their business data. To excel, they need to generate the most business value they can from their data. Data Lakes offer a way to do this along with other benefits. They

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Alessio Civitillo

What Can Manufacturing Companies Learn from Tech Giants

Introduction In November 1980, the contemporary story of computing began. In a contract with IBM, Microsoft agreed to write the early parts of the Windows operating system for a mere $430,000. However, there was a provision in the contract that allowed Microsoft to license this software to other manufacturers. IBM

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Alessio Civitillo

The founder and CEO of dyvenia. Because of his background in financial analytics, he strives to deliver fast, efficient and impactful solutions. Due to his programming experience, he believes that robust software engineering practices need to be introduced to the world of data. And because he wants to see that gap between the people, technology and data bridged someday, he loves to bring complex technical concepts to people so that they understand the big picture behind becoming data-fueled.