Witchcraft?

Decision Science ain’t to take the mickey. DS is very useful, with many applications and methodologies. However, sometimes we can find ourselves puzzled. I imagine this must be like when I explain what Business Strategy is, considering it a mix of SCIENCE with a hint of ART. I already talked about this [here], comparing the OR-ers with ARTISTS. This sounds cool…

 

…but now we’re getting really into the dark side of OR: Poppelaars’ OR at Work reveals us the secret in ‘Forecasting: Witchcraft or Science?‘.