Sales Planning vs. Demand Planning: Getting Sales Back Into S&OP
Danny Smith, Vice President, Industries, Steelwedge Software
In recent years, functions other than Sales – including Supply Chain and Finance – have often taken ownership of predicting future sales. The process has become an aggregation exercise done by specialists, and the name itself – demand management – indicates that the Sales team is not intimately involved. But true S&OP requires Sales to “own their number,” which delivers company-wide benefits because Sales is the closest to the demand signal.
In this webinar you will learn about:
- The Sales Planning Challenges
- The Keys to Success
- How a Sales Planning Platform Can Help You Hit Your Number