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E2open—An Unexpected S&OP Player: Part One
E2open has not generally been known for its sales and operations planning (S&OP) capabilities. But the software provider deserves a second look for those in

account lineage 2  priority schemes, taking into account all available demand attributes. This demand-driven allocation will ensure that the most important demand is being serviced by constrained supply (see Figures 1 and 2).   E2open includes forecast consumption considerations as orders are placed, and manages the interplay of new and committed forecast portions with actual sales orders to automate strategic and tactical allocations. With this rules-driven demand prioritization in-product, the solution enables planning

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