SOURCE: Steelwedge Software, Inc.

Steelwedge Software, Inc.

May 03, 2010 11:51 ET

Steelwedge Sales and Operations Planning Webinar on May 4

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - May 3, 2010) -  Tom Wallace, author and educator, will reveal "Myths, Misunderstandings and Misinformation" about Sales and Operations Planning at a free webinar on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 10am PDT.  The strategic partnership of Steelwedge and Tom Wallace combines two industry leaders specializing in Executive Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP). The author of the highly regarded "Sales and Operations Planning: The How-To Handbook,"  Tom Wallace has devoted his career to helping companies successfully implement Executive S&OP, while Steelwedge has built a reputation among the Fortune 500 and industry analysts as the leading S&OP software provider. 

The webinar will help sales, marketing, supply chain and finance executives avoid common missteps that can undermine sales and operations planning. Tom Wallace will mine his decades of experience as a forecasting and planning thought leader to expose ten myths that can quickly derail an S&OP process and damage corporate performance and profitability. In addition, Steelwedge will discuss how its customers are leveraging its software to realize the full benefits of S&OP best practices.

 "Companies seeking to adopt best practices for Executive S&OP will greatly benefit from Tom Wallace's expertise and insight," explains Glen Margolis, CEO of Steelwedge Software. "Bridging the gap between supply chain planning and strategic financial planning remains a strategic priority for many organizations, and Tom brings a sophisticated understanding of the people, process and technology components required for S&OP success." Click to Register

About Steelwedge Software Steelwedge Software links sales and operations planning (S&OP) processes to existing systems including SAP and Oracle through familiar desktop applications like email and Excel. Steelwedge helps companies thrive through the adoption of Executive S&OP best practices. Leading customers include Hewlett-Packard, General Electric, Qlogic, Juniper Networks and Nvidia.

About Tom Wallace Tom Wallace is a writer and educator specializing in Sales and Operations Planning, Sales Forecasting and Demand Management. He is currently a Distinguished Fellow of The Ohio State University Center for Operational Excellence. Tom is author of "Sales & Operations Planning: The Executive's Guide; Building to Customer Demand"; and "Sales Forecasting: A New Approach." 

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