Is S&OP Excellence Slip Slidin’ Away?

Supply Chain Shaman

build alignment (driving goal congruence), building reward systems (defining a cross-functional set of metrics to align to the strategy) and defining the right reporting relationships (the S&OP process needs to report to the profit center manager).

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Lassoing S&OP

Supply Chain Shaman

Metrics Definition. The organization needs to be clear on the Metrics That Matter and the alignment of vertical silos’ metrics to the balanced portfolio. A lasso is what supply chain leaders would like to have. To align S&OP.

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Lassoing S&OP

Supply Chain Shaman

Metrics Definition. The organization needs to be clear on the Metrics That Matter and the alignment of vertical silos’ metrics to the balanced portfolio. A lasso is what supply chain leaders would like to have. To align S&OP. The processes are out of control.

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Four Keys to S&OP Effectiveness

Kinaxis

A modern pilot embarks with a general flight plan, but then monitors a continuous readout of key metrics, which he uses to make numerous small course corrections to arrive at the proper destination on schedule.

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Five Insights on Effective S&OP

Supply Chain Shaman

Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters. An effective S&OP plan is the goal of many, but there is no clear industry definition of an effectiveness.

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What is S&OP and Why Should Finance Care?

River Logic

Initially, planning activities were centered entirely on metrics, such as: S&OP Prescriptive Analytics Financial Planning Finance Supply Planning

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Avoid “Lost in Translation”. Monetize S&OP to Include Finance.

ToolsGroup

To achieve Stage 5, S&OP must be “a fully integrated business planning forum… (where) metrics are value-based and aligned across the network and enterprise to support the required trade-offs.”. Supply and Operations Planning (S&OP

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S&OP Effectiveness: Recommendations to Make the Leap

Supply Chain Shaman

Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is working on her third book, Leadership Matters. It is a beautiful fall day in Philadelphia.

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Driving profitability through advanced S&OP

Kinaxis

When everyone’s aligned to the same plan, the same metrics and the same corporate vision, improving your P&L statement becomes a monumentally easier task.

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S&OP: Five Steps to Get Started

Supply Chain Shaman

We discussed the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter research and the fact that a balanced portfolio of metrics drives a higher market capitalization than a focus on functional metrics or single metrics. It is Sunday. Today, I assume a familiar position.

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Supply Chain Movement 17 – S&OP

Supply Chain Movement

Reports ASML Carlsberg checklist demand orchestration forecasting Harold Bol IT Subway Map KPI Lora Cecere metrics mindmap operational cost overview Pierre Mille S&OP software Supply Chain Insights Supply Chain Movement supply chain planningContents Supply Chain Movement 17 – 2015 Q2.

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Top Four Most Vital S&OP Technology Capabilities

Kinaxis

Evaluate different scenarios simultaneously, and against multiple operational and financial metrics. by Lori Smith In a previous post , I discussed the sometimes surprising technology choices some organizations are making to manage their S&OP process. Now I’d like to take a look at the Top 4 technology capabilities you need in order to achieve a successful sales and operations planning process: #1: A single application with deep data.

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How to make S&OP meetings a highlight in your team’s calendar

AIMMS

Common causes for this include poor change and process management, misalignment in terms of business strategy, mismatched metrics across the business, dysfunctional technology and lack of expertise to operate and implement technology.

Who owns S&OP? by Accenture Strategy Guest Blogger

Kinaxis

Think about it – in most organizations today, there are so many performance metrics (by functional area), yet not one is common across the business. And certainly there aren’t aligned incentives or common management metrics tied to compensation plans. by Steven J.

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What is S&OP? By Accenture Strategy Guest Blogger

Kinaxis

Metrics and Dashboard Reviews. by Steven J. Puricelli A few weeks ago, I launched a new blog series on sales and operations planning (S&OP ). In that introductory post, I outlined a number of important topics that I plan to explore in more detail throughout the summer.

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S&OP: A Tough Nut to Crack

Supply Chain Shaman

Too few companies understand that the supply chain as a complex system with finite and non-linear relationships between the metrics. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

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It’s not just supply chain planners who benefit from improved S&OP

Kinaxis

Instead of working to individual or functional metrics, the entire organization aligns to key financial goals. by Alexa Cheater. It’s the entire company—from planners to executives and everyone in between.

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Analysts Support a Single Model for Sales and Operations Planning

ToolsGroup

Uniting planning and operations in one model also enables companies to reconcile customer constraints with their own high-level decisions and performance metrics.

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Why we need S&OP Vision, Culture, and Language

Supply Chain Trend

When It Comes to Metrics for S&OP, “One Size Fits All.”.

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S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #1

Supply Chain Trend

Also, building in S&OP process metrics, not just business operating metrics is critical to success. Also, to make the process work best, the organization needs to utilize a continuous improvement mentality, identifying process metrics to assure that S&OP is functioning well.

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S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #3

Supply Chain Trend

So what I think is missing is both its positioning as a strategic alignment activity, one that needs to continue right down to the point that the customer successfully receives their order, and the alignment of metrics and behaviours to support the plan’s execution. Introduction.

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S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #5

Supply Chain Trend

For example, if you can add product to your catalog you can sell without having to inventory you end up with a nearly infinite profit that boosts overall inventory turns metrics. Introduction. In the last 30 years S&OP improved performance in many businesses.

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Is Your S&OP Glass Half-Full Or Half-Empty?

Arkieva

Think Forecast or Plan accuracy metrics (MAPE, WMAPE, BIAS etc.). I recently watched a TED talk video by Alison Ledgerwood on YouTube.

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Where Is Your Company on the S&OP Maturity Curve?

Supply Chain Nation

For companies operating at lower levels of S&OP maturity, the process is often siloed by department or business unit, with locally optimized or department-specific metrics. Metrics: are you focused on departmental objectives or organization-wide objectives?

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Analytics and S&OP: What is Analytics, and how to spot Buzzwords

Arkieva

We might use “availability in Excel directly or with Add-ons” as an “age metric’.). Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) is a continuous business process that enables firms from hospitals to chemicals to respond to emerging situations intelligently.

S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #2

Supply Chain Trend

We have a connected global management team that is armed with process, information, and decision support to make the most profitable intermediate term decisions that “operationalize” the strategy while monitoring the underlying process execution and associated metrics. Introduction.

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Where Is Your Company on the S&OP Maturity Curve?

Supply Chain Nation

For companies operating at lower levels of S&OP maturity, the process is often siloed by department or business unit, with locally optimized or department-specific metrics. With integrated business planning, the metrics are not departmental metrics, but corporate performance metrics – driving decision-making consensus about what’s best for the organization. Metrics: are you focused on departmental objectives or organization-wide objectives?

How to Supercharge Your S&OP Process

Supply Chain 24/7

In this white paper, we explain how by explicitly linking decisions with the most important corporate metrics, Enterprise Optimization™ enables S&OP alignment with corporate strategy and facilitates value capture

Is Your S&OP Meeting Mostly About The Past And The Present?

Arkieva

Key Point : A Sales and Operation Planning (S&OP) meeting is a meeting to design the future course of a business. Yet, too many companies spend too much time talking about the past or the current period. I recommend using about 60-70% of the time discussing the future.