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Survey Analysis: S&OP User Survey 2015 — Getting the Fundamentals Right for Mature S&OP

Published: 09 November 2015

ID: G00292943

Analyst(s): Tim Payne

Summary

Local deployments, inappropriate outcomes and metrics, and insufficient focus on key S&OP technology capabilities will hold back a company's drive to improve S&OP and make sure it is connected to business outcomes.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • To Support Their Maturing S&OP Capabilities, 85% of Companies Are Deploying S&OP Technology as a Single Global Instance Relevant to Their Organizational and Business Structure
  • As Companies Work to Achieve Higher Levels of Maturity for Their S&OP Capability, They Struggle to Define and Connect This Endeavor With Business Outcomes and Metrics, Resulting in Underperformance
  • Successful Companies Are Prioritizing Internal Collaboration, Supply Chain Modeling and Alignment With Operational Planning Within Their S&OP Technologies to Achieve Advanced S&OP Maturity
  • Methodology

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