Leading analysts, academics, authors and industry practitioners discuss the latest thinking on IBP and S&OP.
Why have companies with strong IBP and S&OP
processes done better in today’s economy?
Lora Cecere discusses the business challenges that are driving
IBP-S&OP adoption.Learn why Lora has concluded that companies with strong IBP-S&OP processes and tools are flourishing in today’s economy, and in fact, are able to sense changes in demand five times faster than their competitors. Lora is a partner with Altimeter Group and is known as a supply chain visionary who understands technology.
Why is S&OP of such vital importance to many of
today’s most successful companies?
Tom Wallace was present at the birth of S&OP and has seen firsthand how it has evolved to become a vital management tool for many of today’s most admired companies. The author or co-author of more than a dozen books about S&OP, Tom answers the most essential questions about the S&OP. Learn what Tom thinks every CEO should know about S&OP and why companies are investing in purpose-built S&OP technology to maximize the effectiveness of the process.
Why do companies need to incorporate supply and
demand uncertainty in their IBP-S&OP process?
Blake Johnson, Ph.D. explains how leading companies overcome the challenge of demand volatility. Learn why Blake encourages leading companies to forecast a range of potential demand so that managers can confidently evaluate trade-offs to achieve the optimal level of supply chain flexibility. A consulting professor at Stanford University, Blake is an internationally recognized expert in the field of supply chain risk and flexibility.