All companies with S&OP maturity benefit from both tactical and strategic planning that allows for both short term responses to volatility and longer term planning that fosters competitive advantage. In this article I discuss what steps are needed to move a company from tactical to strategic planning in S&OP, and how to leverage both during periods of great uncertainty. Further, I reveal why it is essential to have connected tactical and strategic processes that are in turn tied to the company’s enterprise goals. In particular, I explain how Radienz Living used S&OP to drive key changes to company strategy during ...

From Issue: From Theory to Practice: Converting Company Strategy to Flawless Execution
(Winter 2022-2023)

Combining Tactical & Strategic Planning For Competitive Advantage