On-Demand Webinar

Let’s Get Visual: Are You Ready for Next-Gen Demand Planning?

Learn how top brands are reinventing demand planning to make intelligent decisions and automation seamless across their data.


About the webinar

Today’s retail and CPG organizations need to reinvent demand planning to keep pace with local needs and relevance – wherever their customers shop.

So their analytics solutions must rapidly transform their current consumer demand-management process, making intelligent decisioning and automation seamless across all their data.

In this 30-minute webinar, you'll hear how top retailers are making it happen and learn the steps to make it a reality in your organization.

Be sure to check out part 1 and part 3 of this series.

What you'll learn:

  • The biggest demand planning challenges facing retailers and CPG brands today.
  • Success stories of retailers that are meeting these business challenges head-on.
  • How the all-new SAS® Intelligent Planning Suite can help organizations achieve ROI faster than before.

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About the Experts

Charles Chase, Executive Industry Consultant, SAS

Charlie Chase is a thought leader and trusted adviser for delivering demand-driven solutions to improve SAS customers’ supply chain efficiencies. He has more than 20 years of experience in the consumer packaged goods industry, and is an expert in demand forecasting and planning, market response modeling, econometrics and supply chain management. Prior to his current role, Chase led the strategic marketing activities in support of the launch of SAS® Forecast Server, which won the Trend-Setting Product of the Year award in 2005 from KMWorld magazine. Chase launched SAS for Demand-Driven Planning and Optimization in 2008, which is being used by over 100 large corporations globally.  

Christopher Houck, PhD, Partner, Core Compete

Chris Houck received his PhD from the department of industrial engineering at North Carolina State University with a dissertation on machine learning applied to manufacturing cell control. Since graduation, he has continued to innovate, holding four patents and working to apply advanced analytics and optimization to enterprise scale business problems. Houck previously worked as a Principal Analytical Consultant in retail and manufacturing at SAS, and with i2 Technologies leading their soft goods and apparel consulting teams.