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ESCL Forum Debrief: Taking a Deep Dive Into Integrated Business Planning (Mar-12 Forum EMEA)

Published: 23 April 2013

ID: G00250791

Analyst(s): Christina Anderson

Summary

Strong integrated business planning frameworks represent mature business planning environments that extend beyond the supply chain. While an advanced sales and operations planning process is core, there are more pieces to the puzzle. A recent peer forum explored some of these pieces.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Gartner Insight: Harmonize the Supply Chain for Optimal Business Value
  • Member Insight: Simplify Processes to Achieve Global Standardization
  • Gartner Insight: Prioritize Designing the Application Architecture That Will Support Your Supply Chain
  • Gartner Insight: Improve Business Performance With Effective Demand Management
  • Gartner Insight: Maximize Flexibility With the Hybrid Approach to the Planning Organizational Structure
  • Gartner Insight: Integrate Your S&OP and NPI Processes to Increase New Product Success
  • Gartner Insight: Use the S&OP Process and Metrics to Support Decision Trade-Offs

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