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July 12, 2018
This free webinar is led by Tim Hotze, SVP at Target Corp., Keynote speaker at IBF’s flagship Business Planning, Forecasting and S&OP Conference in Orlando (October 16-19, 2018). Tim will share how cutting-edge S&OP, Analytics, Data Science and Demand Planning have transformed this brick and mortar stalwart into a major force in eCommerce. He will discuss the retail landscape, Omnichannel challenges and opportunities, and reveal invaluable best practices that you can use in your own organization. If you work in Omnichannel, you know that multiple fulfilment options mean more volatility and uncertainty – join this webinar to learn how Omnichannel leaders like Target mitigate this risk whilst maximizing all available opportunities. Make no mistake, this is a rare opportunity to learn from a genuine S&OP innovator. Get clarity on where the retail industry is going, the skillsets required in this evolving landscape, the technology and tools used by best-in-class companies, and how to integrate insight into a truly modern S&OP process. You will learn how your organization can an adapt to this new paradigm with real-life case studies from an eCommerce giant. Plus, learn how Target leverages specific technologies and methodologies to improve forecasting and planning, including insight into Machine Learning and what forecasting automation means for the Demand Planning role. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from one the most-forward thinking leaders in Demand and Supply Chain Management. Register your place for this free webinar now. …
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May 2, 2018
The overall aim of the S&OP process is to be a vehicle for decision making and arrive at a game plan to manage and allocate the firm’s resources to meet the needs of customers and grow the business. A key driver for effective S&OP is demand planning and forecasting, which many companies find extremely challenging. Demand Planning and Forecasting drives the Demand Review meeting. Forecasts must therefore be assessed to ensure that they are realistic and unbiased. Gaps between supply and demand, and between forecasts and plans, must be closed to maximize revenue and profit, whilst risks and opportunities need to be visible to develop corporate strategy. If your team struggles to achieve an effective demand review process driven by accurate forecasts, this session is for you. …
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