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Where it’s used

Finance     Supply chain     Sales     Workforce     Marketing     IT

Plan for anything, be ready for everything

Use cases

Planning solutions for supply chain

S&OP (Sales and operational planning)

Unify business unit planning, leverage real-time insights and make better-informed decisions to maximize profitability. 

Demand planning

Identify trends, spot variances, and leverage external data and predictive insights to understand what is driving demand and create more accurate demand forecasts.

Supply planning

Create accurate and agile inventory and capacity plans to consistently and efficiently meet demand, avoiding shortages and stockouts.

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