How accurate are your Sales and Operations Planning S&OP generated supply plans? Is it accurate enough to be executed without constant user modifications?
What sets planning and execution apart is really the horizon and timing between the time a decision is made and when it is realized. In general, we plan for responsiveness and execute for reliability.
Unified Data Model is more than a so called “single data model.” One single model in memory unlike unified data model cannot expand and contract to lower levels of detail and higher levels of planning.
Digitalization requires a digital twin of your supply chain, i.e. a digital representation of the physical world. Our terminology is a “Digital Mirror” to focus on every little aspect of your environment.
The concept of supply chain digital twin has become very popular in recent years. It is essentially a digital model of your supply chain intended to be the foundation for companies to plan and operate their supply chain digitally and autonomously.
Attribute based planning is having the ability to take into account all the business rules and constraints into account when generating a plan. The result is an accurate plan which is executable without further manual planning and projects correct financial information and reliable delivery performance with almost 100% accuracy.
A Digital Twin of the supply chain, like any other identical twin, needs to change when the physical version changes or else they could be fraternal! Or not even twins! The whole purpose of a digital twin is to represent your physical world accurately.