An Approach to Effective APO Demand Planning Design
APO Demand Planning offers great set of functionalities tuned to very popular business requirements. The key is to come up with a design that takes care of multiple dimensions including Scale & Scope management, Product Life-cycle Management and finally a platform to manually att value to the Statistical Forecast planning process. APO Demand Planning also offers extensions and customizations that can meet some of the complex and atypical business requirements. The end objective of a DP implementation is to make sure that the planners use the tool and make them more productive than before. These thoughts have been summarized in an insightful technical white paper prepared specially for different stakeholders in a DP project.