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    Sales & Operations Planning Innovation Summit


      Kinaxis is proud to be a global sponsor of IE Group's Sales & Operations Planning Innovation Summit, January 27-28, 2011 in Las Vegas.


      This summit will focus on the solutions offered by innovative S&OP strategy, demand planning and business forecasting. The event will integrate learning objectives, illustrated intermittently with a number of compelling case studies:


      • How to create S&OP excellence with optimal communication, collaboration and co-ordination
      • Aligning business objectives. Successful approaches to bringing the different departmental goals together for a tighter and more unified forecast between finance, marketing and supply chain
      • Processes to ensure effective communication between forecasting & planning divisions and the supply chain so that in the instance of high risk or volatile products, operations is aware and can manage the upper and lower ranges of a product efficiently
      • Best practice for sharing information and increasing planners' awareness of what is going on in other parts of the organization
      • How to create an integrated demand planning process that can be updated and communicated throughout the business to supply chain, finance, and product management
      • Consensus forecasting & active forecast reconciliation – how is this tied into other forecasts?



      and much more...

      Click here to check out the full conference program, which features Trevor Miles, Supply Chain Expert Community blogger and S&OP Thought Leader at Kinaxis. Trevor speaks on Thursday, January 27 at 12:15 PM on the topic of "Continuous S&OP for High Tech/Electronics."


      We hope to see you there!