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Chainalytics’ Sales & Operations Planning and Integrated Business Planning services help you synchronize processes and plans between Operations, Supply Chain, Finance and Business Management. Align expectations across the organization, achieve consensus between key stakeholders, unify metrics and incentives, and integrate disparate planning processes into a single, streamlined, and optimized overall business planning approach. Move away from siloed planning, competing incentives, and reactive responses. Begin to orchestrate your business proactively for maximum agility, efficiency, and value generation. Balance supply and demand. Shape sales to availability and supply to forecasts. Determine supply/demand gaps with sufficient lead time to act. Identify shortfalls and upside opportunities vs. financial plans, and begin to use Planning as a strategic weapon to achieve your key business objectives.

S&OP/IBP Review, Opportunity Assessment and Improvement Roadmap: Evaluate your S&OP/IBP processes and performance vs. maturity models and best practices. Identify gaps, charter improvement initiatives, and develop a roadmap for cross-functional planning improvement.Option to combine with Demand, Inventory, and Supply scope to create an end-to-end Integrated Planning opportunity assessment and roadmap (recommended).

S&OP/IBP Process Design, Playbook and Rollout: Design and/or improve your S&OP/IBP approach and process, create a Playbook to document and capture your cadence, roles, responsibilities, RACI charts, process maps, meeting agendas and outcomes, and then roll out the process with implementation support from our expert practitioners at whatever level of engagement is best-fit for your needs – from executive education workshops to full-time change management support. Achieving S&OP/IBP maturity and creating a truly collaborative and proactive, forward-looking environment of integrated planning is a journey over time. Walk the path to bright with Chainalytics at your side to ensure your progression.

S&OP/IBP Technology Requirements Development: Determine and document the needs of your business and formulate requirements for selection and use of S&OP/IBP enabling technologies and/or modules, within your core planning technology or as a separate and integrated layer supporting your cross-functional planning processes.

S&OP/IBP Technology Selection Support: Get the experts on your side before and during engagement with providers to select a new planning technology. Create RFPs, use cases and demo scripts, scoring criteria, and facilitate workshops and the overall selection project.

S&OP/IBP Technology Implementation and Transformation: Implement or re-configure your S&OP/IBP technology, from process design, to change management and PMO, to user acceptance testing and end-user training. Translate requirements into configuration specifications, create optimized solution architecture, implement functional and technical designs, test, tune, and go-live.