Do Your Data Standards Align With Your Desires?

By: David Goddard and Robert Howard

The authors discuss the complexities of Data Accuracy and the higher expectations in today’s global manufacturing environment. Read about a company who faced this challenge head on. They identified the fact that their old approach was a root cause of significant waste. Today, forecast tools enable aggregate planning and detailed planning capability. With appropriately designed hierarchy levels (master data), you can have your cake and eat it too.