Managing with rolling forecasts v2
The cycle seems to never end.
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How do you keep your sanity amidst all of that? Rolling forecasts, of course! While annual operating plans AOPs are the norm for most organizations to level-set expectations or anchor compensation targets, such plans do very little to help with resource allocations in a dynamic business. Especially if you want to respond quickly to new opportunities and risks. So many factors can change — and change quickly. What factors? Customer wins or losses. External factors like changing oil prices or interest rates. Commodity pricing.
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Staffing needs or inventory levels. A rolling forecast see figure 1 is designed to allow management to continuously plan the business. Best practice is to ensure rolling forecasts can extend e. The forecasts can extend anywhere from 12 months at a time to 18 months or even up to 24 months. Because it pushes the organization to think differently.
To think longer term. And when done consistently, a rolling forecast process can eventually not only eliminate the need for an annual budget but also positively affect the DNA of an organization. Why do you think this is? So what does impact the business? Customers and market demand. Global competition.
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Changes in commodity prices. And sales, marketing and supply chain plans. And to do that, the organization must focus on what actually impacts the business. A driver-based rolling forecast process ensures agility, collaboration, alignment and a focus on what drives the organization.
Well, if your organization still relies on a series of spreadsheets, legacy corporate performance management CPM 1. Because your wild ride to explain how detailed operations plans align to the financials is just beginning. Sound familiar?
Because your roller coaster ride may never end. Forecast Accuracy. Process Ownership. Oversee all planning activities among planning cycle E2E Forecasting with the GTM calendar and proper communication to all relevant stakeholders. Lead, coach, and train Planners across regions for Demand Planning, Merchandising and Sales talent both on an individual and team basis.
Partner with global Sales and Merchandising teams to integrate customer feedback in future product planning decision and appropriate merchandise flows.
Requirements and Qualifications. Strong understanding of typical footwear and apparel business channels, including implications for demand planning.
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Ability to demonstrate thought leadership by independently developing and advocating a point of view. Highly analytical and Strategic with unparalleled problem solving skills. Ability to effectively prioritize work. Education and Experience.
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This position will lead cross functionally and cross regionally to effectively produce timely forecasts that help align the long-term company goals The individual oversees the Demand Review meetings, owns analyzing and improving forecast accuracy, and executes process improvements as appropriate. Back Share.