Session ID: 10386

Abstract: Have you been told that your planning needs are far too complex to implement a budgeting & forecasting system before your forecasting cycle begins? Does this implementation sound like it will cost more than you’re going to generate in revenue next year and still not be ready in time? Learn how Office Depot was able to get their Merchandise Planning Application up and running from scratch in less than 12 weeks utilizing Hyperion Planning by challenging the norm and asking the right questions. One CPE credit will be granted per 50-minute onsite course hour.

Objective 1: Considerations and decision making process that led to the selection of Hyperion Planning over other tools

Objective 2: Compare the currently live Hyperion Planning solution to their previous forecasting method

Objective 3: Provide an overview of the requirements that were the most challenging but needed to be met

Objective 4: List benefits of the implementation and critical success factors

Audience: -All-