X-tended Planning & Analytics (xP&A) and its
effect on S&OP
Thursday, 15 April 2021
Why xP&A is the future of supply chain and what does this mean for S&OP
Date: Thursday, 15 April 2021
Time: 12noon – 1pm (AEST)
Cost: No charge
What you will learn in this webinar:
• Understand the highest supply chain planning priorities for 2021
• Gain a broader span of control across a changing market landscape
• Learn how to thrive on disruption, pivot, correct and transform as you go
• Get used to doing LESS to achieve MORE
• Establish a new culture of action, not just reacting quickly
• Optimise, optimise, optimise in real time with clear levels of detail.
Brent Gorham – (Anaplan Practice Lead & S&OP Principal Consultant | Cornerstone Group)
Brent is talented professional with over twenty-five years of progressive accomplishments within the supply chain sector coordinating operations, leading demand and supply planning functions, delivering solution implementations and transformation projects for market leading companies. Brent’s comprehensive experience enables the translation
of business requirements into customised solutions.
Gartner recently identified the emerging trend of Extended Planning and Analytics, coined “xP&A”, where the “x’ represents consistent and continuous planning to extend the domain of finance into other areas of the enterprise for planning and analysis, in particular S&OP.
The emergence of xP&A heralds an era of to improved collaboration and shared insights across functions.
Gartner says that by 2024, FP&A will evolve to encompass xP&A, a strategy xP&A supports mission critical decisionmaking, and is about accessing the right data and the right insights at the right time to maximise performance.
An xP&A approach can offer Supply Chain Managers a holistic view of their entire supply line, planning processes, results and progress towards fulfilling a strategy that meets your organisation’s goals.
Registrations close: 14 April 2021