The Important Marriage Between Scenario Planning and S&OP

Michael Lavaglio

Senior Director, Global Planning & Analytics at Dexcom

Learning Objectives

By now we know the importance of planning for the unknowns and COVID has only highlighted the need for strong partnerships across the organization when it comes to scenario planning. But how does an organization perform scenario planning successfully such that everyone is aligned to a plan or multiple plans. It is a culmination of culture, process, technology, partnerships, etc. and the information presented is meant to provoke the thought process on how to marry scenario planning with S&OP processes and technologies.

Key Takeaways:

  • Realizing the importance of scenario planning's integration with S&OP

  • Tactics to help drive alignment and maintain plans