Quick Tip: Learn 3 Capabilities in SAP HANA-Based Sales and Operations Planning

  • by Rajesh Ray, Senior Managing Consultant and SCM Product Lead, IBM Global Business Services
  • May 1, 2013
Take a quick tour of SAP xSOP, SAP's solution for the sales and operations planning process. SAP xSOP is SAP’s first off-premise, hosted supply-chain application developed on SAP HANA.

Built on the SAP NetWeaver stack, SAP xSOP is SAP’s recent solution for S&OP process. It is also SAP’s first off-premise, hosted supply-chain application developed on the HANA platform.

The business promise of this application is quick visualization of the supply chain for executive review, use of what-if analysis using the HANA engine for parallel processing, and execution tracking of the S&OP plan. The solution has these key capabilities:

Rajesh Ray

Rajesh Ray currently leads the SAP SCM product area at IBM Global Business Services. He has worked with SAP SE and SAP India prior to joining IBM. He is the author of two books on ERP and retail supply chain published by McGraw-Hill, and has contributed more than 52 articles in 16 international journals. Rajesh is a frequent speaker at different SCM forums and is an honorary member of the CII Logistics Council, APICS India chapter and the SCOR Society. 

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