In my previous post, I encouraged you to mingle with your new colleagues and make yourself known as the new go-to person for when planning is involved. While doing so, you have not only started building relationships, you’ve also raised some expectations. Now that you have an idea on what challenges your company might face,
Planning is an art. All planners deal with the daily firefighting while also looking into the future and cautiously calculating possible steps to combat all sorts of scenarios. But how do you plan for scenarios when you are new to a company? Every business is different and while there’s always demand and supply, the devil
As more and more data becomes available, more and more algorithms are being developed to analyze it. We see this happening in our day-to-day life where apps help us choose where to eat, sleep, dance and repeat. Based on some indicators such as age, friends, preferences and past activities, the new digital tools help plan
In our last post, Sujit discussed the importance of gathering input from participants as a way to mitigate biases. In this post, I will explain why the sales team should be required participants and what their influence is on the forecasting process.