Instead of disconnected systems and processes, retail organizations need an integrated planning process. In a coordinated planning environment, departments and divisions work toward common objectives and goals and there is a consistent business strategy. The result is more realistic revenue and profitability targets. Moreover, chains can experience higher margins and increased market share, and improve customer satisfaction.
Coordinate planning and measurement across the chain
The IBM Cognos Financial Workbench and Scorecard Performance Blueprint uses IBM Cognos 8 Planning and IBM Cognos 8 BI to provide integrated planning and analysis of results against plans. So retailers meet growth and profitability objectives, while improving customer service and loyalty:
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