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Test Your Powers of Deduction with SAP Sales & Operations Planning

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Powered by SAP HANA, cloud-based S&OP enables real-time planning and calculations on the fly to handle billions of total planning points.

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Test Your Powers of Deduction with SAP Sales & Operations Planning

  1. 1. Experience SAP S&OP. Start your Free Trial now: http://try.saphana.com/sop Test Your Powers of Deduction Now: Try SAP S&OP for Yourself Download a free trial to find out how SAP S&OP can help solve the mysterious case of the scattered supply and demand system. Powered by SAP HANA, cloud-based S&OP enables real-time planning and calculations on the fly to handle billions of total planning points. DRAW YOUR CONCLUSIONSStep 3 You’ve assembled your case and know how to solve this mystery once and for all – with SAP Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP). Faster, smarter business planning across your demand, supply and financial plans in real time. -19% +5% -14% Inventory write-off as percentage of revenue: Revenue loss due to stockouts: On-time delivery: +8%Forecast accuracy: -35%Order fulfillment lead-time (in days): *Source: SAP Performance Benchmarking You realize there’s a compelling use case for harnessing Big Data to solve S&OP challenges. If decisions are made on factual data, rather than gut feel, organizations could: GATHER YOUR FACTSStep 2 *Source: IDC Research, Modern S&OP in Consumer Products, 2013 Companies running successful S&OP processes claimed consistent business benefits up to 20% up to 25% up to 5% inventory reductions faster time to market revenue gains Balance demand and supply Greatly reduce dependence on inventory Integrate financial planning and operational planning Link high-level strategic plans with day-to-day operations OBSERVE YOUR SURROUNDINGSStep 1 “We got the forecast wrong and we’re out of supply.” “We missed the quarter again.” “We just lost another high-profile customer.” “We’re losing market share.” Your Sales & Operations team is facing mounting challenges: The Problem with Scattered Supply and Demand Systems Your company’s Sales and Operations (S&OP) team needs to better balance supply and demand, plan around customer needs, and enhance performance. As their IT professional, they’ve come to you to solve this mystery: how can you help them unify sales, operations, finance, marketing, and supply chain, through technology?

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