Sales & Operations Planning News
Cracking The Inventory Planning Code: The Omnichannel Way
AI and automation will be key factors to determine who leads the future retail market.
The Definititive Guide to Demand Planning
In this whitepaper we explore the 10 best practices for accurate demand predictions.
The Role of Behavioral Economics in Optimizing Judgmental Forecasting
Decades of research prove that effectively integrating business intelligence and judgment into statistical forecasts can be highly effective. In times of exceptional uncertainty—like what most organizations are experiencing right now—it’s actually vital.
Integrated Business Planning: Powering Agility in a Volatile World
Integrated Business Planning (IBP) aligns demand, supply and finance plans for a clear line of sight across an organization. Discover seven success strategies for your IBP journey.
How Executives Can Mitigate Risks and Capture Rewards with S&OP, Sales and Operations Planning
A common misperception is that S&OP is a Supply Chain process when it is truly a comprehensive business planning process.
S&OP: Calibrating Risk & Reward for the C-Suite
This whitepaper shares the key metrics that bring supply chain, sales, finance, customer service, and operations executives together in their assessment of risk and reward.
Why Time to Value Matters in Supply Chain Transformation
If you are clamoring for supply chain transformation and cannot wait years to capture ROI, check out these highlights from a recent conversation with GAINS co-founder Bill Benton.
No One Can Say You Didn’t Try, But S&OP; You Haven’t Solved the Supply Chain Problem
Most organizations focus on S&OP or planning solutions to begin digitizing the supply chain, however, there's a new strategic level in Sales & Operations Execution, S&OE that can have an immediate impact on any supply chain digitization project.
5 Reasons Next-Generation Demand Planning is Essential to Your Supply Chain
In this informative and educational article, we detail five ways your current demand planning processes can be letting you down, and five reasons next-generation demand planning is essential for your supply chain.
5 Ways Demand Planning is Broken and How to Fix it
In this paper, 5 Ways Demand Planning is Broken and How to Fix it, we detail how to achieve fast and accurate demand planning and five problem areas businesses have to overcome.
5 Tactics to Jump Start Your Sales & Operations Execution Center of Excellence
In this how-to guide, we look at why many organizations have done the hard work of optimizing their sales and operations planning (S&OP) functions, but they haven’t closely examined their sales and operations execution (S&OE) capabilities.
Integrated Tactical Planning Can Make the Difference with Sales and Operations Planning
Learn the key to the effective execution of Sales and Operations Planning S&OP and Integrated Tactical Planning plans.
Effective Execution of S&OP/IBP Plans through Integrated Tactical Planning
This white paper, Effective Execution of S&OP/IBP Plans through Integrated Tactical Planning, gives you an in-depth look at this planning process, how to recognize the symptoms of non-integrated processes and to remedy them.
Minimizing Chaos with Demand Control and Execution Plans as an Integrated Business Planning Model
Establishing how demand execution is fully integrated with demand planning and integrated business planning will go a long way in reducing chaos.
Integrated Business Planning & Execution Solution
In this paper, we detail how an integrated business planning solution needs to include services for sales & operations planning, sustainability, and business continuity along with risk management for today's globally sourced supply chains.
How to Improve Your Demand Planning
Listen in as Jonathan Karelse, CEO of NorthFind Management, discusses how our biases can impact the accuracy of our demand plans. SCMR’s Editorial Director Bob Trebilcock hosts.
Fundamental Supply Chain Changes in a Post-COVID-19 World
Even after the dust has settled, there are eight steps an organization needs to reach and maintain a resilient and agile state in order to absorb the shock of disruption in order to adapt, even to something as serious and devastating as a pandemic.
Should a Digital Twin Be Part of Your Planning & Operations Platform? - Absolutely!
In this paper, we explain why your digital twin needs to be a sandbox extension of your supply network’s planning & operations platform – one that applies different statistical, machine learning, and AI algorithms along with various workflow options to solve problems.
Should a Digital Twin Be Part of Your Supply Chain Planning & Operations Platform?
Absolutely it should! The point of a digital twin is to analyze business questions - like improving node-to-node movements across your supply network, or driving policies that improve the customer experience - and solving all the problems that present themselves across your supply chain.
Assessing Supply Chain Planning: Ready for Today’s Challenges?
This research report addresses the need for supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance, covering perceptions on planning effectiveness, time allocated to data collection, and the use of scenarios.
Infor Supply Chain Management combines best in class solutions with industry-specific functionality, giving you the power to plan and execute your supply chain strategies faster and more profitably, from strategic and tactical planning to execution. With analytics at the core,…
OpenText™ operates the world’s leading B2B network. Built on the strength of the OpenText Cloud™, it connects more than 600,000 businesses that execute in excess of 16 billion transactions per year. OpenText B2B Managed Services help reduce the complexity…
Profit Velocity Solutions
Profit Velocity Solutions is a San Francisco-based technology company that has pioneered a unique platform for continuous profit improvement called PV Accelerator™. PV Accelerator is unique in enabling asset-intensive manufacturers in high-product-variety businesses to gain precise control over their mix…
Oliver Wight has a 50-year track record of delivering business improvement to some of the world’s best-known organizations. We believe that sustainable improvement can only be made through your own people. So unlike other business consultants and change management…
HfS' mission is to provide visionary insight into the major innovations impacting business operations: automation, artificial intelligence, blockchain, digital business models and smart analytics. They focus on the future of operations across key industries.
Zyme provides the leading channel data management (CDM) cloud platform, delivering critical downstream visibility for global companies that leverage distributors, resellers, retailers, and e-tailers to sell their products. Zyme’s flexible, real-time data platform powers the New Smart ChannelSM, a…
Alteryx Analytic Process Automation provides a platform for supply chain with a unique approach to analytics, data sciences, and IA/ML enabling any organization to transform data into breakthroughs. Organizations utilize Alteryx supply chain automation solutions to anticipate shifts in…
With more than 1,300 customers worldwide, Logility is a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions that help small, medium, large, and Fortune 500 companies realize substantial bottom-line results in record time. Logility Voyager Solutions™ is a…
PROS Holdings, Inc. (PROS) is a revenue and profit realization company that helps B2B and B2C customers realize their potential through the blend of simplicity and data science. PROS offers cloud solutions to help accelerate sales, formulate winning…
Making supply chains intelligent since inception - Founded in 1994, Adexa has grown to become one of the world’s leading supply chain planning companies. Its S&OP and S&OE solutions are used by Fortune class companies across …
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