'Inspiring the “new possible” for integrating S&OP and financial planning -- with PwC and Oracle

April 2014
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'Inspiring the “new possible” for integrating S&OP and financial planning -- with PwC and Oracle

At a glance

Consumer, industrial, and high-tech manufacturing companies have significant requirements for robust S&OP processes due to demand and portfolio variability. Industries requiring strong S&OP capabilities often will have difficulty integrating them with financial planning processes due to inherent differences in level of detail, timing, and key stakeholder goals and incentives. These differences complicate comparison of S&OP and financial planning results and hinder a company's ability to understand the financial implication of S&OP outputs.

In this whitepaper you will learn more about how PwC assists clients to design and implement integrated planning processes using Oracle technologies such as Hyperion Planning, Demantra and Oracle Data Relationship Management including the necessary steps to create consensus views of demand and supply. This includes aligned data structures, minimized organizational silos, and creation of a financial planning model that can accept S&OP inputs and deliver both financial and operational impacts.