SOURCE: Steelwedge Software, Inc.

January 16, 2007 08:00 ET

Steelwedge Best Practices Leadership Forum Webcast: Three Keys to Successful Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)

PLEASANTON, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 16, 2007 -- On Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at 1pm EST The Best Practices Leadership Forum will feature Adam Coonin, Vice President and David Williams, Director of Hitachi Consulting (a division of Hitachi Ltd.) (NYSE: HIT) along with Steelwedge Software CEO Glen Margolis will host a webcast on the three critical aspects of successful S&OP.

Lack of proper alignment to culture, strategy, and market influences/drivers will undermine any effort to develop excellent Sales & Operations Planning processes so companies will benefit from a better understanding of the three keys to S&OP success

1. Creating proper business process design and approach
2. Overcoming organizational resistance and change management
3. Developing and deploying configurable technologies.
The webcast will also include a panel discussion providing useful suggestions for developing a sound business case for a corporate S&OP initiative.
Three Keys to Successful S&OP
Tuesday, January 23, 2007
10am Pacific, 1pm Eastern
Adam Coonin, VP, David Williams, Director, Hitachi Consulting
Glen Margolis, CEO and Founder, Steelwedge Software
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The Best Practices Leadership Forum is sponsored by Steelwedge Software.

About Steelwedge

Steelwedge Software, Inc. is the leading innovator in the emerging field of Sales Planning and Performance Management (SPPM), helping companies create and collaborate on sales and operations plans (S&OP); develop better collaborative sales forecasts; develop demand plans; and improve field sales performance. Leading customers include Hewlett-Packard, NVIDIA, Ditech Networks, Monster Cable, Enterasys Networks, Harley-Davidson, Qlogic, Juniper Networks, and Tellabs. For more information, please visit www.steelwedge.com.

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