Supply Chain Planning

Attend Modern Supply Chain Experience 2017 to learn about the latest innovations in demand management, supply planning, trade management, service supply chain, and integrated business planning. Join your peers and Oracle developers and partners to hear about the newest developments in Oracle supply chain planning applications, both on-premises and in the cloud. You’ll learn new ways of getting value from these applications in sessions presented by Oracle customers who will share how they are improving customer service while simultaneously reducing cost to serve. See demos of Oracle’s complete suite of supply chain planning applications, and join other customers to help guide the next generation of products at our supply chain planning Customer Advisory Board meeting.

 

Supply Chain Planning Tracks

General Sessions provide a strategic overview of the solution area delivered by Oracle leaders, customers, and partners. 

This track’s sessions dive deep into new capabilities in recent releases of Oracle’s Demantra Demand Management, Oracle Advanced Supply Chain Planning, and other Oracle Value Chain Planning products. The sessions will include guidance on upgrading and how to deploy Oracle Value Chain Planning on Oracle Cloud (IaaS and PaaS). In addition, customer case studies will help you maximize benefits from your Oracle Value Chain Planning implementations.

This track features many Oracle Value Chain Planning customers who have enhanced demand management, promotions planning, supply and distribution planning, service parts planning, and integrated business planning processes. These customers represent diverse industries, so you can get broad perspectives and insights from their success and business results—there will be something for everyone. Sessions in this track will enable you to interact with customer panelists, so you can be sure to take home insights to solve your toughest supply chain problem.

This track focuses on Oracle’s new and comprehensive supply chain planning cloud solution, which enables you to predict demand, align extended supply chain, and respond to changes in demand and supply. Built on a modern cloud platform, this solution boosts planner productivity and quickly resolves supply chain issues, leveraging in-memory planning, interactive analytics, intelligent recommendations, and social collaboration.

Supply Chain Planning Sessions

Tuesday, February 14

11:15 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Looking to enable transformative business processes and a customer-centric value chain? Learn how you can in this session, which provides an overview of Oracle's supply chain planning solutions. The session discusses the product road map and how it aligns with market trends and growth strategies. Current Oracle VCP customers will gain a better understanding of charting a path to the cloud.

12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.

Continuously balancing supply and demand while meeting business objectives is about to get much simpler. You will learn how in this session on the Oracle SCP Cloud suite. The session also highlights how Oracle's supply chain collaboration cloud helps companies plan supply across trading networks and extend value to related applications. You will want a front row seat for the live demonstration.

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.

Consumer-centric organizations struggle to predict, maximize, and measure the effectiveness of promotions. Solving that challenge requires a foundational solution with advanced analytics capabilities, namely Oracle Demantra Trade Promotion Management. The solution enables integration of the promotion process with demand planning, supply planning, and sales and operations planning. Learn more in this session.

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.

Oracle Planning Central unifies forecasting, inventory, and supply planning in the cloud to balance demand and supply. Oracle Global Order Promising helps you promise customer orders based on supply. In this session, see a demo of how these applications can help you plan manufacturing and procurement, monitor planning performance, respond to demand changes to minimize supply disruption and promise orders profitably.

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.

Companies today face a variety of supply chain planning challenges not just for physical products but also for digital products. This session features customers who have overcome these challenges, and you will walk away with insights into how Oracle Value Chain Planning applications enabled these customers to build a responsive digital supply chain.

3:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

Need to more accurately predict demand? Want to improve your responses to demand fluctuations? Striving to improve you overall operations? The customers on this panel are achieving all of this and more with Oracle’s Demantra Demand Management. Find out how they’re doing it—and you can too—as they discuss topics including sales forecasting, forecast collaboration, and new product introduction processes

3:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

Join this session to understand how early-adopter customers, such as Grace Bio-Labs, transformed their business within months with the end-to-end Oracle SCM Cloud solutions, specifically using Oracle Planning Central for SCP. Learn how integrated planning solutions with Trinamix connectors will enable customers to coexist their on-premises solutions with Oracle Planning Central Cloud.

3:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

In this session, see how Ball leveraged Oracle Strategic Network Optimization for strategic scenario planning and network optimization, and understand how this tool was used to help determine the future supply chain landscape during acquisitions. Learn how change management and process design, along with AVATA’s distinguished experience in delivering solutions, can help your implementation.

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.

In complex industrial supply chains, simultaneous production and supply chain issues contribute to high inventories and low service levels. Gates Corporation embarked on two significant supply chain transformation projects to streamline and integrate SCP and production execution processes. In this session, learn how this approach proved extremely effective in driving improved service levels on reduced inventories.

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.

Successful S&OP helps companies meet strategic business goals by aligning the organization with an integrated operating plan. With Oracle Sales and Operations Planning Cloud, S&OP success becomes faster and simpler. In this session, learn how you can monitor performance, simulate what-if plans, and respond to market conditions with rich analytics and simulation capabilities, all shown in an interactive demo.

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.

Forecasting customer demand is a top priority for companies. That is why Oracle has delivered new capabilities to further improve your forecasting, and this session emphasizes those enhancements. Learn about improvements made to Oracle Demantra Demand Management, Oracle Demantra Advanced Forecasting and Demand Modeling, Oracle Demantra Predictive Trade Planning, and Oracle Demantra Trade Promotion Optimization.

Wednesday, February 15

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.

When undertaking a new value chain planning implementation, user adoption is critical. The process requires refinement, collaboration, and synergy with the business. Rogers Corporation and Meritor have both succeeded in this effort with Oracle Value Chain Planning solutions. In this session, you will learn how each company has transformed its business and revolutionized demand planning and forecasting.

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.

When it comes to supply chain planning in the cloud, the future is now. This session will deliver insights from innovative Oracle Supply Chain Planning Cloud customers. Panelists will discuss why they chose Oracle cloud, enabling solutions, expected business benefits, and key lessons learned. If you want to understand how supply chain planning processes can be transformed in the cloud, don't miss this session.

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.

Successful integrated business planning (IBP) implementations provide senior leadership teams with insight into how core processes align to meet financial expectations and achieve long-term goals. As companies adopt IBP, they are learning best practices and how to avoid mistakes. Attend this session to hear Oracle customers discuss their IBP implementations and plans for further enhancements.

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.

In this session learn about the new Oracle Demand Management Cloud application, which is a modern and comprehensive supply chain planning application for accurately sensing, predicting, and shaping customer demand for a broad range of industries. The session also includes a demonstration of these new capabilities.

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.

This presentation shows you how to increase the throughput of bottlenecked plant resources, reduce inventory, increase resource utilization, and improve shop floor performance in process and discrete industries. Oracle Advanced Supply Chain Planning and Oracle Production Scheduling coupled with manufacturing systems enable you to achieve improvements in manufacturing cost and efficiency.

3:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

Supply chain executives need agility in their supply chains to both manage volatility and gain competitive advantage. Learn how to build agility at every stage, whether designing the supply chain network, reducing planning cycle time, responding to unforeseen events, or executing planning decisions. This session highlights value chain planning solutions that enable these capabilities.

3:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

This session focuses on the new Oracle Supply Planning Cloud application, which enhances operational efficiency and customer satisfaction. Learn how Oracle Supply Planning Cloud enables you to plan item, material, and component supply; monitor supply performance; and respond to demand, availability, and resource issues as they occur. The session also includes a demonstration of these new capabilities.

3:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

This session focuses on Oracle Advanced Planning Command Center and the value of planning analytics on top of your existing value chain planning applications and recent enhancements made to address the high-volume, detailed reporting needs of planners. Also, hear directly from customers on how they have leveraged the power of analytics to transform their supply chains.

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.

This presentation highlights how Oracle Supply Chain Collaboration Cloud helps companies jointly plan supply and measure performance across trading networks and extend value to related applications. You will want a front row seat for the live demonstration of these new capabilities.

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.

Imagine a world where your after-sales service and support operations are transformed from a cost center to a key profit center-and a source of strategic advantage. It can become a reality with the Oracle VCP solution for service parts planning. In this session, you will learn more about how the solution can enable you to efficiently plan your service supply chain.

Supply Chain Planning Special Programs