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What do the first 100 days look like for the average demand planner? What trends does a demand planner hope to establish when embarking on this new journey? Much like POTUS, you can’t go it alone -- you need your team. Smart planners know that they are only as strong as the rest of their supply chain team. Follow these four steps to becoming a trusted advisor and a master of lean planning pursuits. Embrace your new role as a demand planner with these helpful tips.
The First One Hundred Days as a Demand Planner
“I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of Demand Planner…”
Often referred to as the bellwether of an administration’s potential success, the first one hundred days of a presidency are scrutinized by political pundits. The importance stems from extrapolating trend – something demand planners can relate to. After all, if the first steps are taken to the east, when the expected route was to the west, confidence can wane – along with crucial success elements like trust, reliability and momentum.Read the article