Understanding how to choose and introduce the right solutions for your business is critical to the success of any MP&A solution implementation.
Much like the industries they serve, MP&A technology solutions have evolved rapidly in the past several years, and continue to do so at a tremendous pace. It can be difficult to decipher exactly which solutions are best fit to solve your business challenges, while balancing cost and ease of implementation and adoption from a change management perspective.
Our experience with various leading MP&A solutions and implementations for our clients has allowed us to build a framework to help you effectively select and implement the right solutions for your business.
MP&A Transformation Preparedness
Our deep understanding of retail and the challenges that retailers faces when it comes to merchandise planning and allocations, along with standard operating procedures in retail outside of these areas, allows us to help our clients truly assess their readiness for an MP&A solution. We ensure the organization and people are prepared to ensure a sustainable MP&A solution.
- Data Quality Analysis and Assessment
- Data Risk Strategy and Mitigation
- Gap Assessment Against MP&A Solution
- Stakeholder and User Interviews
MP&A Transformation Vendor Selection Execution
With the artifacts and understanding from the pre-work, along with our understanding of the ever-evolving MP&A solutions market players, we offer a structured approach to selecting the right solution for your needs.
- Business Requirements Gather
- RFI/RFP Design and Execution
- Vendor Analysis, Assessment, and Benchmarking
MP&A Transformation Execution
Having prepared alongside our clients, understanding the rationale for selecting a particular solution, and committed to achieving their objectives for the implementation of a new MP&A solution, we are able to seamlessly transition from prep/selection phases into project execution.
- Project Management
- Training and Change Management