Despite considerable writing and discussion on the subject, most S&OP processes are not strategic and actually struggle to rise above tactical levels of performance. In contrast, high-performing S&OP processes view strategy as part of a broader planning ecosystem interconnected in a robust, multifunctional manner. This article offers some insights into connecting the elements of S&OP to strategy while at the same time offering an ecosystem model ...

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

Is Your S&OP Strategic or Just Tactical? The Case for a Strategic S&OP Ecosystem