Plan, Monitor and Respond from ONE Product
Make the Right Demand and Supply Balancing Decisions Quickly
With an increasingly volatile marketplace, no one can afford to wait to make a decision. And making the wrong decision can cost…big. Fast and confident actions are the table stakes.
That means companies must transform how they make decisions inside and outside of the supply chain. From one enterprise management system and across key business functions, companies must be able to quickly
- get notified of unexpected events of concern,
- do deep, forward-looking "what-if" analysis, and
- align cross-functional decisions as a team before taking corrective action.
RapidResponse® fuels key supply chain management (SCM) and sales and operations planning (S&OP) processes, as well as other associated business functions. As these processes are brought together under a single cloud service, companies achieve a control tower solution that drives overall orchestration of an enterprise’s operations. The end goal is to compress the time to identify a variety of plan deviations, and more importantly, dramatically collapse the time to make profitable course corrections in response.
Despite complex and chaotic environments, Kinaxis customers make decisions quickly, collaboratively, and in line with the shared business objectives of all impacted stakeholders.
- Teams stay aligned to company goals—period. (Corporate Performance and Risk Management)
- Cycle-times to detect and correct plan variance diminish. (Operations Performance)
- Promises that are made are promises kept. (Customer Satisfaction)
It's a balancing act.
Ultimately, managing your business comes down to balancing demand and supply in all areas of the business—whether that be within demand and supply chain management, human resources, finance or any other corporate function.
RapidResponse is a powerful cloud offering that delivers not just detailed information, but also fully embedded analytical tools for taking action on that information…fast!
By leveraging RapidResponse capabilities to deliver a control tower solution, cross-functional teams can use a single product to plan, monitor, and respond to all types of demand and supply balancing situations.
- How soon do you know if your business has deviated from plan… if you are missing on forecast or budget targets?
- How quickly can you figure out the impact?
- Do you know who is impacted by change, and how?
- How long does it take you to course correct?
- Do you know how one organization's actions affect another organization?
Piecemeal technology solutions don't cut it.
When things change quickly and customers expect instant answers, clumsy disparate legacy software suites that take a patchwork approach to attempt to achieve integrated business planning and response management simply don't fit the bill.
Kinaxis customers have replaced their multiple legacy demand and supply planning systems and their myriad of accompanying spreadsheets with RapidResponse and have gained a full enterprise monitoring, simulation, and collaboration capability as a result.
A control tower solution with RapidResponse eliminates the divide between siloed functions with a single, configurable platform that integrates information, analytics, and human ingenuity for holistic coordination of an enterprise's operations performance. And all with no custom coding! Repeat: NO CUSTOM CODING!
Learn more about the technology behind RapidResponse.