Plan – Planning & Forecasting
Our Systems Capabilities and Industry Solutions
With strong competencies and management accounting experience we are strongly positioned to deliver effective, joined up planning solutions across different operational processes and in different industries
We have considerable experience with IBM Planning Analytics both on cloud or on premise.
We are also highly skilled in Microsoft Excel, our skills and knowledge can turn your legacy Excel models into solutions capable of supporting large enterprise. With IBM Planning Analytics we can improve and support these models without you having to re-invent all of your planning processes, giving you quick wins and peace of mind.
Highlights of delivered solutions:
- Sales – Budgets and Targets that deliver profitable growth
- Marketing – Promotion plans to deliver measurable returns
- Operations – Capacity Utilisation plans, Inventory Planning
- HR – Staffing and Headcount plans
- Finance – Strategic Financial Plans, Activity Drivers, Variance Analysis
Sports Direct – Improving Planning and Performance
Sports Direct are the leading sports retailer for apparel, shoes and equipment.
We were engaged to provide a top down, collaborative planning solution to help the buying team collaborate and fulfil customer demand, whilst simultaneously managing not over ordering and carrying too much stock.
We implemented an IBM Planning Analytics solution in the Cloud, to allow remote teams of buyers to ensure that the correct levels of stock were ordered to meet the approved company budgets, across a very broad range of product classes, from football boots to homewares!
As a result, the buying budgets are now aligned across the business, and the teams are working to a common goal. Stock levels are much improved, and trading performance has benefitted from less forced stock clearance, resulting in saving money for the company.View all our work
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