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4 Things to consider before you S&OPify

things to consider before you S&OPify ( These have a direct impact on the success of your S&OP plans) This defines the maturity level of S&OP within your organization and would dive decisions on who are the participants, teams, What's your S&OP Objective? sponsor and their interactions. It would also define what really happens in the S&OP meetings and how the decisions are 01 Drive culture change? Balance Demand and Supply? Medium Term Planning? Connect Strategy to Planning and Execution? Others? This would define whether the actioned. Overtime the answer Business Process Changes and systems implemented constrain the utility of S&OR or whether S&OP requirements dive the business and systems changes. Ideally S&OP Deployment should be a parallel workstream or part of the change management agenda that progresses alongside the Systems and Business Process changes. to this point can change as the S&OP process matures. Where does S&OP sit in your change plans? Systems Business Process Business Process - S&OP? Systems Business Process 02 S&OP? S&OP Systems? Others? This defines how your systems implementation is going to support the S&OP deployment requirements as your process matures. Ideally your systems implementation plans should align with your S&OP deployment or cover your S&OP requirements at a minimum. Deploying a S&OP framework while the systems How will you deploy your supporting systems? 03 Sequential- Demand Planning->Supply Planning > finandal Planning ->Reporting Big Bang - (Demand Planning + Supply Planning + Finandal Planning+ Reporuing) Staggered - (Demand Planning + Supply Planning-) > Finandal Planring-> Reporting Partial - Demand Planning -> Supply Planning Others? Its rare for a company to have equal weight and importance to Sales. Finance and Operations at a strategic level. This importance deives out of the Current situation of the company and its mid to long term strategy are still not integrated and at different levels of maturity could reduce any targeted benefits. Where is the relative importance of the various functions In your company and Industry? Sales 04 - Finance - Operations? Finance - Sales Operations? and ambition. Its essential that Finance - Operations all functions have full clarity on Sales? Others? their relative roles and this should ideally drive the rules within the S&OP Framework. JAY SH MA Jay. O000 O0000 O 0000

4 Things to consider before you S&OPify

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Four key points to consider before deploying S&OP within a company.


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