A Checklist for Advanced S&OP


Supply chain practitioners have used Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) to optimize business decisions for over 30 years. Advanced S&OP, also called Integrated Business Planning, goes a step further and unites volumetric and financial information into one flexible planning process for strategic and tactical planning horizons. This white paper identifies the key features to look for in an Advanced S&OP platform, and explains why combining data from sales, marketing, production, procurement, transportation and finance to create a powerful decision center for all stakeholders is crucial to transform from good to great.