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by Alok Jaiswal, Consultant, Infosys Limited May 24, 2017
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Alok Jaiswal explains how deployment of receipts can be configured to be run in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) using a set of various strategies in fair share rules when total quantities to be distributed are less than the demand.

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Alok Jaiswal explains how deployment of receipts can be configured to be run in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) using a set of various strategies in push rules when the total quantity to be distributed is more than demand.


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by Alok Jaiswal, Consultant, Infosys Limited January 5, 2017
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Alok Jaiswal explains how historical and forecasting data that resides in a planning area within the SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) database can be extracted and saved in separate objects (InfoCubes). This feature not only can serve as a data backup but also can be used as a source for various reporting purposes. He also explains how the different steps involved in the extraction can be automated via a single process chain, making the entire process efficient.

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by Alok Jaiswal, Consultant, Infosys Limited September 20, 2016
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Alok Jaiswal explains how historical and forecasting data that resides in a planning area within the SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) database can be extracted and saved in a separate object (i.e., InfoCubes). This not only helps to serve as a data backup but also can be used as a source for various reporting purposes.


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by Alok Jaiswal, Consultant, Infosys Limited May 27, 2016
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Alok Jaiswal explains how promotion planning can be used and configured with the forecasting process in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO). This is useful for planning one-off, non-repeating events, such as promotional campaigns, and linking them into product sales forecasts.

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by Alok Jaiswal, Consultant, Infosys Limited May 18, 2016
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Alok Jaiswal explains how lifecycle planning can be used at various stages of the product lifecycle in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO). This is useful not only for a new product introduction that does not have any old historical data but also during phase-in and phase-out of a product.

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by Alok Jaiswal, Consultant, Infosys Limited April 29, 2016
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Alok Jaiswal explains how the Alert Monitor can be configured within SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) and used in Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling (PP/DS). This is useful as any exceptions generated during planning can be sent to Alert Monitor where all the alerts can be monitored and managed centrally.

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by Alok Jaiswal, Consultant, Infosys Limited April 28, 2016
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Alok Jaiswal explains how the slotting process can be used and configured within SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM). This is useful in arranging and placing goods in a warehouse, ensuring the most optimal and efficient storage and picking options.

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by Alok Jaiswal, Consultant, Infosys Limited March 29, 2016
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Alok Jaiswal explains how proportional factors can be used to disaggregate values to a lower level as required. This is useful if forecasting is carried out at the aggregate level and you need to drill down to the lower levels using a type of control mechanism without compromising data integrity.

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by Alok Jaiswal, Consultant, Infosys Limited March 9, 2016
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Alok Jaiswal explains how both single and multi-level product allocation as an availability check method can be used and configured to be run in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) global available-to-promise (global ATP). He shows how to interpret the results via ATP simulation.


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by Alok Jaiswal, Consultant, Infosys Limited February 23, 2016
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Alok Jaiswal explains how to use causal analysis in SAP APO to forecast demand by identifying the independent variables that are causing changes in the demand pattern. Multiple linear regression (MLR) analysis can be used to estimate demand when you can identify underlying factors that are driving the demand.

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Alok Jaiswal explains how product interchangeability can be used and configured to be run in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) Global Available-To-Promise (Global ATP) using a rules-based availability check and interpreting results via ATP simulation.

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by Alok Jaiswal, Consultant, Infosys Limited December 28, 2015
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Alok Jaiswal explains how product interchangeability can be configured to be run in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) Supply Network Planning (SNP) using a set of various strategies in heuristics, capable-to-match (CTM), and SNP Optimizer algorithms.

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by Alok Jaiswal, Consultant, Infosys Limited November 24, 2015
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Alok Jaiswal explains how master data for SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) Demand Planning (DP) can be easily maintained via special procedures. This is useful for mapping the planning process for changing business requirements without any data loss and with minimal effort.

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by Alok Jaiswal, Consultant, Infosys Limited October 20, 2015
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Alok Jaiswal explains how forecasting can be done not only for finished products but also for dependent requirements in Demand Planning. This is very useful if there are constraints on the availability of components for the finished product. In such a scenario it becomes important to see the impact of the forecast of the finished product at the component level.

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by Alok Jaiswal, Consultant, Infosys Limited September 28, 2015
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Alok Jaiswal explains why characteristic-based forecasting (CBF) is very useful when demand for a product is influenced by its attributes (for example, in vehicle sales). In such a scenario, it becomes imperative to carry out forecasting at the product characteristic level.

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by Alok Jaiswal, Consultant, Infosys Limited April 13, 2015
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Alok Jaiswal explains the differences between the types of heuristics provided by SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) supply network planning (SNP) and how to configure and run them.