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APICS 2009 From the Expo Floor: Is S&OP Coming of Age? - Part 3
Part 1 of this blog series talked about my attendance of the APICS 2009 International Conference in Toronto, Canada in early October. I attended only a few

oracle balanced scorecard  its part, by integrating  Oracle Hyperion Planning  and Demantra solutions, Oracle has expanded its S&OP footprint into IBP. As mentioned earlier, IBP fills a long-standing gap in corporate planning systems to provide the chief executive officers (CEOs) and chief financial officers (CFOs) with a much more accurate revenue forecast. In addition to the  business intelligence (BI)  and  business performance management (BPM)  tools, other handy S&OP-enabling tools include network-wide capacity planning

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