PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 26, 2012) - Steelwedge, the leader in cloud-based Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) solutions, today announced two joint global events with noted author and educator, Tom Wallace, to advance better planning strategies, skills and success.
The rising stakes and interdependencies of global business planning have resulted in a new set of regional and global challenges that large manufacturers need to balance. Steelwedge is partnering with Tom Wallace to provide perspective on practices and tools that can help sales, marketing, finance, supply chain and manufacturing executives keep in front of these demands.
On November 27th, Mr. Wallace will lead an interactive webcast, "Taking Stock: Are Your S&OP Leadership Skills Agile Enough?" He will share his perspective and a checklist of skills that the most successful S&OP leaders will need in 2013 to get and keep better agility in their businesses. Click here to register.
On December 10th in Tokyo, Steelwedge and Nomura Research Institute are co-hosting an S&OP Summit event for the country's manufacturing executives, looking for business strategies, processes and tools to help them in Japan's economic "re-birth" since the 2011 Tsunami. Mr. Wallace will keynote at the Summit and share strategies to build and measure sustainable planning practices and teams. Click for more information on Steelwedge in Japan.
"S&OP has become a top priority for most manufacturing companies," said Mr. Wallace. "However, too many businesses worldwide are still floundering on how to make S&OP work."
Founded in 2000, Steelwedge is the leading Integrated Business Planning solution provider. Steelwedge's cloud-based Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) software solutions connect people, process and technology to power a single view of a company's business. In a volatile global business environment, that single line of sight powers reliable "what if" scenario modeling that pinpoints the financial impact of supply-demand trade-off decisions. Some of the world's largest discrete and process manufacturers including Jaguar Land Rover, Sony, Lenovo, MetroPCS, and Emerson trust Steelwedge to help them mitigate risk and rapidly adapt to global economic, political and environmental change through best-in-class S&OP. Visit www.steelwedge.com.