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case study: Fujitsu

Client

Fujitsu’s Network Communications (FNC) division, Sales and Marketing Organization.

 

Business Challenges

        Improve Forecast Cycle Time

Reduce person-hours required

Shorten cycle to monthly, with weekly updates

        Improve Forecast Accuracy

Prime cycle with accurate statistical forecast

Eliminate spreadsheet/data errors

Enable accurate qualitative adjustments

        ‘One number’ published forecast

All organizations reference the same forecast

Relationships between unit/dollar and part/product forecasts are automated

 

Why Quovera?

Quovera demonstrated a superior understanding of business challenges in the Telecom industry and has an excellent track record in successful change management and Demand Planning implementations.

 

Business Benefits

        Improved forecast accuracy

        Shortened forecast cycle time (reduced the forecast cycle from 3 months to 3 weeks)

        Improved forecasting efficiency (requires less manual input)

        Coordinated participation of Sales, Marketing, and Operations in the forecasting process

 

Solution

Establishment of a performance baseline.  A forecasting system covering 3000 parts and 50 geographic locations.  Process definition and training on use of the new system.  Advanced analytical capability, performance metrics and change management deployment.

 

Technologies

i2 Demand Planner (DP) / Analyzer for DP / Active Data Warehouse / Rhythm Optimized Interface for SAP.  Sun server / Sun Solaris OS.