Predictive Analytics

Insightful Business Metrics at Your Fingertips


The complex demand/supply networks of today’s large manufacturers often lead to insufficient collaboration and visibility into extended partner, customer and supplier relationships. Compounding this challenge is the need to manage an explosion of IT system data in step with the rapid pace of today’s global business. In order for companies to nimbly make critical business decisions, the sales and operations planning (S&OP) process must provide context from all of the collected data to both forecast future opportunity and analyze it for real-time decision making.

Steelwedge S&OP Insight, a series of high-performance business analytics dashboards, delivers actionable intelligence from big data in minutes. Powered by our robust, adaptable Planning Analytics engine, Steelwedge S&OP Insight helps you extract additional value from your Steelwedge S&OP software investment. It connects the past and the future with technology that drives both forward-looking projection and backward-looking deep-dive analysis.

With Steelwedge S&OP Insight, you can make informed decisions at the speed of business through:

  • Proactive Agility. Through exception-based dashboards that analyze planning as well as transactional data, planners and analysts can get near real-time visibility into trends and make proactive decisions. Demand analytics and supply-side metrics provide actionable insights to always be one step ahead of events that impact your business.
  • Planning Root-Cause Analysis. Insight performs scenario modeling about potential futures, and then it helps pinpoint the best possible tradeoffs within your specific business constraints.
  • Collaborative Insight. Embedded analytics provide access beyond the BI analyst. There is no artificial separation between planners and the learning they need to drive better performance.
  • Instantaneous access to your sales and operations planning metrics. User-friendly, relevant and actionable S&OP analytics dashboards give you visibility into your business metrics.