SAPexperts Explains How"Aligning Inventory Planning with Demand Forecasts Just Got Easier: A Guide to SAP APO Analytics Built on SAP HANA"

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  • Boston, MA-NH (1888PressRelease) January 10, 2014 - SAPexperts posted a new article to its SCM hub, "Aligning Inventory Planning with Demand Forecasts Just Got Easier: A Guide to SAP APO Analytics Built on SAP HANA (SCM 2013)".

    This article focuses on how to improve forecast accuracy and ensure inventory availability using the analytic capabilities of SAP APO in conjunction with SAP HANA. Understand the solution release timeframe and technical architecture. See how new forecast accuracy dashboards can be used out of the box to generate on the fly forecast calculations and updates, and which characteristic value combinations are the best performers when it comes to forecast accuracy. Explore the supply projection view that shows product location aggregates, product shortages and surpluses, and which location is in the greatest danger of falling below safety stock or target stock levels. Get data on inventory availability versus your supply plan. View a prototype demo that shows analysis for demand planning and see the download capabilities designed to support data filtering activities offline.

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    About the Author:
    Eric Simonson is director, solution management, LOB supply chain planning, SAP Labs.

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