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An organization's ability to effectively plan for, manage & execute Innovation driven changes smoothly has a direct correlation to their maturity level. In order to gain the necessary visibility to the various sources of error, and truly harness the power of these unique planning challenges one must understand what role each plays, and the impact each of these has on the business.
o Innovation and Planning innately have conflicting priorities
o Product Portfolios are evolving faster than ever before
o SKU proliferation is a rapidly growing trend in ' organizations
o Innovations account for the highest source of planning variability
o NPI activities span horizontally across an organization intermingling a multitude of different roles & silos
Portfolio changes, New Product Introductions, launch strategies & end of life transitions, for many account for the highest source of forecast inaccuracy.
These innovation activities do not have to be a high pressure point for your organization.
In today's volatile market, when it comes to the Supply Chain, You are only as strong as your weakest link.
Check out this webinar on-demand at http://plan4demand.com/Video-Harnessing-Innovation-and-Its-Planning-Challenges