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How to advance your career in demand planning

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How do you advance your career in demand planning? First you need to know the language. That might sound simple - you already use it every day! However, different companies and areas use different terminology to take the time to familiarize yourself with different “languages.” Once you have that down, use that to turn data into a story your peers and coworkers can follow. Institute of Business Forecasting and Planning said, ‘Use data to take the emotion out of your meetings and be the objective voice in the room.” Actionable insights that are easily understood will get you where you want to go!

6 Tips Become Demand Planning Manager

At WhiteWave Foods, we assigned a forecast bias KPI to the Marketing team, which we tracked monthly.To address and hopefully influence their behavior, the demand planning team got alignment with the division presidents to have forecast bias on the Marketing and Finance teams’ scorecards, which wou

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