- February 27, 2019
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A critical element of sales and operations planning (S&OP) is understanding the factors that drive business and operations and being able to anticipate changes that will affect strategic goals. Scenario simulation and planning can help throughout the S&OP process in making informed decisions and preparing for change in the context of myriad factors such as cost drivers, supplier relationships, and operational constraints. This article details the integral role of scenario simulation and planning in a mature S&OP approach.