Planners in certain industries such as the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) prefer updating forecasts at an aggregate level but would also sometimes want to lock values at the detail level to prevent disaggregation to a specific combination. How is it done? A planning system is expected to present correct data to the planner at whatever level it is being looked at.
Organizations need to regularly upgrade their products and launch new products to stay competitive and grow their businesses. However, a new product launch poses a totally new challenge – new product forecasting.