This is your must-have practical guide to demand management, where you’ll learn the ins and outs of projecting, impacting, realizing, and refining demand. You’ll learn how to customize the related SAP solutions, including APO Demand Planning, Supply Network Collaboration, and DP Duet™, and develop a comprehensive picture of the business process and how to use the corresponding SAP tools effectively.
1 Basic Demand Management Concepts
Learn what demand management is and how it can benefit your business.
2 SAP Confi guration for Demand Management
Find the steps needed for customizing the various SAP tools, including SAP APO Demand Planning, Supply and Network Collaboration, Demand Planning Duet, and much more.
3 Project, Impact, and Realize Demand
Explore how to use SAP ERP and SAP APO to effectively manage demand and help lead your company to tangible benefits.
4 Sales and Inventory Planning
Learn how demand management processes impact PP and IM processes, and how the timelines and constraints of these processes influence demand management.
5 Real-World Examples and Tips
Use this expert advice and insight provided throughout to help you with your own demand management processes.
• Projecting Demand
• Statistical Forecasting
• Demand and Flexible Planning
• Impacting Demand
• Customer Collaboration
• Promotion Planning
• Duet Demand Planning
• Realizing Demand