Crisp Acquires Both Lumidata and SetSight to Unify Retail Data, Enabling CPG Brand Growth with Target. Full announcement here.

The Crisp Blog

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February 12, 2020

Think Outside the Spreadsheet and Forecast Fearlessly

The demand forecast is the key driver of food supply chain operations from field to fork. Forecast accuracy impacts shareholder value, as well as the amount of food that is wastedon the complex journey to the kitchen table. While suppliers across the food supply chain are losing revenue due to inaccurate and time-consuming demand forecasting...

author: Dag Liodden

Customer Stories
January 23, 2020

Crisp Beta Customers Report Significant Reduction in Food Waste

Initial results from more than 30 beta customers give us reason to be optimistic. These customers include food brands such as Gilbert’s Craft Sausages, SunFed Perfect Produce, and Nounós Creamery. Results include an 80% reduction in scrapped inventory, a decrease in time spent forecasting, and a 10% reduction in shorting orders after using the newly...

author: Are Traasdahl

Business Insights
November 21, 2019

Taming the Bullwhip: Driving Supply Chain Efficiency

Best-in-class demand forecasting : What’s the result of the above elements? The ability to generate timely, dynamic statistical demand forecasts at a level of precision that builds confidence across the organization. In fact, consistently generating a high-quality, high-confidence, high-accuracy demand forecast is a critical first step in improving total company performance. Why? Because the demand...

author: Dag Liodden

Crisp Team
September 17, 2019

Preventing Waste with Technology: The Story of Crisp

I was raised in a small village of less than 10,000 people in Norway. My family was filled with idealists and activists for both human and environmental causes. I vividly remember my dad in his office writing thousands of letters on behalf of Amnesty International on his typewriter to impact injustice in the World. The path...

author: Are Traasdahl

Crisp Team
August 12, 2019

My Life as a Digital Nomad (and Timezone Expert)

Guess where I wrote this blog post for Crisp? At a state park full of gorgeous waterfalls and bird song. That’s because I am officially a “digital nomad,” one of the many people around the globe fortunate enough to work remotely full-time while traveling and experiencing the world.

author: Hongfei Zhou

Uncategorized
June 27, 2019

A Crusade Against Email

When my co-founder Dag Liodden and I started Crisp, the first thing we did was write down everything that didn’t work in our last company together. Our biggest frustration was the mountain of emails we received every day. I had 200 incoming emails per day, and they took up over 50% of my time. Compare...

author: Are Traasdahl

Uncategorized
June 17, 2019

The Way We Work

Crisp is a decentralized company. We are excited about the opportunities that this way of working brings, and we want to make sure we get a set of tools and processes that make  collaboration effective, enjoyable and scalable as we grow. These are some of the things we strive for: No unnecessary interruptions. Synchronous communication...

author: Are Traasdahl

Business Insights Crisp Team
March 28, 2019

Two Tactics to Take Back Time

When Dag and I started Crisp, our first step was to make a list of everything that did NOT work in our last company, Tapad. Tapad grew into a successful company with a great exit, but there are many things we, in hindsight, wish we had done differently. This blog post is about time. Whether...

author: Are Traasdahl

Business Insights Crisp Team
March 12, 2019

Slow Written Language In A Fast-Moving Startup

Years ago, when a company needed to align its staff on a goal or mission, each employee had to type up notes and circulate them amongst each other. Employees would carefully study their co-workers’ notes before meeting together to discuss them. Ray Dalio – the legendary founder of the world’s largest investment company, Bridgewater –...

author: Are Traasdahl

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