Posts tagged as 'Strategy and Forecasting'

Responsiveness – The other half of demand forecasting conversation.

LoriSmith
  • by Lori Smith
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Short post today to let you know that our very own chief blogger, Trevor Miles, recently presented a session at the High-Tech Forecasting & Planning Summit last month. His session was called “Is Forecasting Fatally Flawed?” Does that title seem a little familiar? Well that’s because the session was based on a recent blog post […]

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New S&OP E-book: Four ways to make S&OP the GPS system for your business.

LoriSmith
  • by Lori Smith
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We recently completed an e-book called “S&OP in the 21st century: Your system for navigating the modern business landscape.” It’s a great resource for those who want an overview of what an advanced S&OP process should look like and what it takes to get there. Flip through the pages to get a quick outline of […]

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Dilbert explains the value of S&OP.

TrevorMiles
  • by Trevor Miles
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Well, not actually.  But this Dilbert cartoon, despite referring to the budgeting process, definitely brings out the biggest challenges of S&OP, namely collaboration and alignment.  Because S&OP is a cross functional business process, it is natural that getting alignment is one of the most difficult, but most valuable, outcomes of S&OP. Often, collaboration will result […]

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