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Event Alert: Steelwedge to Host Webinar "Got a Unique S&OP Process? There's an App for That"

Stanford's Dr. Blake Johnson Highlights Power of S&OP System to Tame the "Data Tsunami"

PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/13 -- Steelwedge, the leader in cloud-based sales and operations planning (S&OP) solutions, will host a webinar on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 9:00 am PDT titled "Got a Unique S&OP Process? There's an App for That." Dr. Blake Johnson, Stanford educator and supply chain innovator, will present.

Event details:

Is part of your company's competitive advantage captured in unique processes and KPIs that you can't manage in your planning systems?

Like your iPhone, your business's planning system should enable business planners, partners, and others to build simple "apps" on top of it. These apps should enable you to embed and scale your unique capabilities and processes, and rapidly evolve them as your business and its needs change.

Dr. Johnson will discuss the growing imperative to implement and scale differentiating planning capabilities. Discuss the benefits of an S&OP foundation that can be easily augmented -- and automated -- with emerging best practice processes and your company's otherwise unique "off-line" processes.

Register and join the webinar to learn:

  • How to identify opportunities to leverage a planning system to accommodate inevitable changes in your business
  • How to connect and scale your company's "secret sauce" processes with your planning system
  • Examples of emerging best practice planning apps: range forecasting, segmentation, demand policy and stocking strategy
  • How to implement iPhone-like apps on your S&OP planning platform to not only support, but flex with your company's processes

About Steelwedge:
Founded in 2000, Steelwedge Software is the leading Integrated Business Planning solution provider. Steelwedge's cloud-based Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) software solutions connect people, process and technology to power a single view of a company's business. In a volatile global business environment, that single line of sight powers reliable "what-if" scenario modeling that pinpoints the financial impact of supply-demand trade-off decisions. Some of the world's largest discrete and process manufacturing companies including Jaguar Land Rover, Lenovo, MetroPCS, Monsanto and Sony, trust Steelwedge to help them mitigate risk and rapidly adapt to global economic, political and environmental change through best-in-class S&OP. Visit www.steelwedge.com.

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