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Getting Strategic Planning and Financial Planning in the Same Bailiwick
To provide useful financial insight on projects, financial managers need to think about business strategy more like a series of options than a single projected

article planning  interaction among projects. This article provides a breakthrough planning approach for rapidly realizing the business capabilities dictated by strategy and then through the financial lens of 'real options' shows how to time strategic choices 4 . Identifying the vision is only half the job At its core, strategic planning is a process that documents a set of choices made by management of a business describing 'the vision', objectives, goals, and supporting action plans along with the rationale and Read More...
Process Manufacturing (ERP)
The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as...
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Master Requirement Planning and Master Production Scheduling Software: Hard Facts Part Two: Materials Requirement Planning and Master Production Scheduling
Most of the manufacturing software vendors have planning and scheduling software which assume either infinite production capacity for calculating quantities of

article planning  of a series of articles on manufacturing planning and scheduling software. In this part of the series of articles, we have discussed material requirement planning and master planning and scheduling software. About the Author Ashfaque Ahmed is a consultant of advanced planning, scheduling and optimization techniques in the area of manufacturing and distribution. He works with small to medium organizations in the food and beverage, textiles, pharmaceuticals, packaging, paper, metals, CPG process Read More...
Why Your Organization Needs Succession Planning
Succession planning is not a new concept—so why are so many companies not actively planning for the replacement of key positions, and risk losing valuable

article planning  Look for my follow-up article on four steps to a successful succession development planning strategy, which will be available in the next couple of days. Read More...
Demand-driven Planning in Manufacturing
Cover-time planning (CTP) is a

article planning  driven Planning in Manufacturing Push versus Pull In traditional manufacturing, the time and cost of changeover to produce different products is high, as are the costs of inventory, planning, and expediting. Thus, goods are pushed through production at levels determined by often inaccurate scheduling and forecasting tools common in material resource planning (MRP II) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. These levels often exceed demand, resulting in building excess finished inventory, Read More...
Thriving and Surviving in a Turbulent World Part Two: Planning and Its Results
This article outlines the planning and results of an adaptive management process for manufacturing executives, who employ demand and supply chain planning

article planning  One of a two-part article. Steps 1 through 4 of the adaptive management process are covered in this part. Part Two will cover Steps 5 through 7. 5. Plan for thriving in troubled waters Everyone who has been part of an expedition in a hostile environment understands the importance of planning. This is second nature. An omitted tool, an overly optimistic forecast, or a lack of terrain reconnaissance may all cause the loss of a life. The same goes for a business taking a ride through troubled times. Some Read More...
E2open Releases New Version of E2 Planning & Response
E2open, a provider of cloud-based solutions for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks, has announced the availability of E2

article planning  Releases New Version of E2 Planning & Response E2open, a provider of cloud-based solutions for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks, has announced the availability of E2 Planning and Response version 11.2 . These enhanced planning capabilities by icon-scm, acquired by E2open last summer, are now available via the cloud, to further facilitate collaborative planning and execution across the E2open Business Network of trading partners.   The idea is to help businesses Read More...
Is Enterprise Resource Planning Becoming a Commodity?
All was fine, methodical, and elegant until enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors started aspiring to new customer acquisitions in the hundreds per annum

article planning  Enterprise Resource Planning Becoming a Commodity? Transition of Value into Volume Business Model Enterprise resource planning: ERP . The three once-paranoid letters are emerging out of their value shell to reach out to the masses. All was fine, methodical, and elegant, until ERP vendors started aspiring to new customer acquisitions in the hundreds per annum. With the advent of ERP for small to medium businesses (SMBs), the numbers are mind boggling. Product management researchers case-studying the Read More...
Outsourcing Supply Chain Planning Processes
Supply chain planning tools deliver potentially tremendous savings when well implemented, and wreak havoc when they fail. A company considering an outsourcing

article planning  Supply Chain Planning Processes Introduction The dramatically lower labor costs, higher level of talent, and growing track record of offshore business process outsourcing (BPO) and application development and maintenance (AD/M) providers, have convinced many companies to outsource their business process and software development activities (see Outsourcing 101—A Primer ). For a company considering an outsourcing strategy for their supply chain planning (SCP) processes, there are some unique Read More...
Sage ERP X3 v.6 for Distribution Enterprise Resource Planning Certification Report
Sage ERP X3 v.6 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for distribution in the ERP Evaluation Center. The

article planning  ERP X3 v.6 for Distribution Enterprise Resource Planning Certification Report Sage ERP X3 v.6 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for distribution in the ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst Read More...
Planning and Forecasting: Use Continuous Planning and Rolling Forecasts to Support Adaptive Management
Change may be the only constant in business. But why do so many companies lock themselves into a rigid system of annual plans, budgets, and targets that make

article planning  success. In this fourth article in our series, Jeremy explains how successful companies replace tedious annual planning cycles with regular business performance reviews and rolling forecasts to empower managers at every level to identify trends and patterns, threats and opportunities, and then make rapid, informed decisions to stay ahead of the competition INTRODUCTION The typical CFO presides over a performance management system involving plans, targets, and resources that are negotiated, annual, and Read More...
How to Select a Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) System
Mature sales and operations planning (S&OP) is more than a sales forecasting or tactical planning tool. S&OP is a decision-making mechanism for aligning

article planning  to Select a Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) System Mature sales and operations planning (S&OP) is more than a sales forecasting or tactical planning tool. S&OP is a decision-making mechanism for aligning strategic plans with sales, operational, and financial plans. Download this TEC executive brief for pointers on selecting an S&OP system, information about how mature S&OP processes can help tackle critical business issues, and key S&OP system capabilities to look for. Read More...
2011 Trends Report: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Find out in guide to quickly fill you in on the 2011 Trends Report: Enterprise Resource Planning .

article planning  Trends Report: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) 2011 Trends Report: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) What are the top trends in ERP for 2011? Find out in guide to quickly fill you in on the 2011 Trends Report: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) . You'll learn where ERP is heading: everything from cloud computing and vendor accountability, to collaboration tools and more to help you plan effectively for the future. Eight top trends. Five expert opinions. One easy way to learn what's in store for Read More...
Advanced Planning Optimization and LeadTime Technology
While both the LeadTime Technology (LLT) and the advanced planning optimization (APO) modules from SAP are supply chain optimization tools, the scope of each is

article planning  Planning Optimization and LeadTime Technology While both the LeadTime Technology (LLT) and the advanced planning optimization (APO) modules from SAP are supply chain optimization tools, the scope of each is very different. APO optimizes the global supply chain based on costs and heuristics, while LLT looks at production resources and bases optimization on economic profit. Compare the differences between these two tools and see why LLT provides a distinct advantage. Read More...
Successful Sales and Operations Planning in Five Steps
A sales and operations planning (S&OP) meeting is a critical decision-making activity that sets the overall direction for the company. Executives discuss trade

article planning  Sales and Operations Planning in Five Steps Voyager Sales and Operations Planning enables you to establish a central warehouse for diverse planning data, using information from sales, production, finance, marketing, transportation and procurement. Logility synchronizes this data so your entire enterprise can work from a one number platform to save time and achieve clarity. This removes hours and days from your planning process. You can slash the planning cycle and complete multi-divisional Read More...
Maintenance Planning... Getting Back to Basics
Proper maintenance planning is the first step in moving from a reactive to a proactive mode. Yet organizations continue to struggle with establishing proper

article planning  Planning... Getting Back to Basics Proper maintenance planning is the first step in moving from a reactive to a proactive mode. Yet organizations continue to struggle with establishing proper planning processes. This paper provides back to basics perspective on the key elements of maintenance planning. Read More...

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