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Silvon: Providing Operational-Level Visibility to Manufacturers and Distributors

Discover Silvon’s approach to helping supply chain businesses drive superior performance with operational-level visibility.

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Stratum for Manufacturers

Learn how the Silvon Stratum™ suite of BI applications empowers manufacturing companies to gain greater visibility across all areas of the business.

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Stratum for Distributors

See how distributors use Stratum™ to evaluate promotional activities, identify growth opportunities, determine efficient product assortments, and bring greater value to the accounts they serve.

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Stratum for Food, Beverage & CPG

Learn how Stratum™ gives Food / Beverage & CPG decision makers the insight needed to better understand sales trends, demand patterns and trade promotion effectiveness and to drive improvements in inventory, supplier and production performance.

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Stratum for Publishers

Discover how Stratum™ gives publishers greater visibility into demand, title performance and the performance of marketing promotions. And how it also provides in-depth visibility into inventory, returns, reprints, and more.

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Stratum for Retail Ideas

If you’re a JDA Retail IDEAS customer, learn how Stratum’s web-based Viewer can deliver IDEAS analytics to your users in a number of flexible formats.

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Stratum SPM (Sales Performance Management)

See how Stratum™ SPM can help you identify sales opportunities, improve your sales effectiveness, and more, with its KPI metrics, scorecards, dashboards, reports and alerts.

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Stratum IPM (Inventory Performance Management)

Read how Stratum™ IPM can help you analyze inventory, assess inventory trends, plan and optimize your inventory investments and better manage your inventory positions and projections.

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Stratum SRM-A (Supplier Relationship Management Analytics)

Learn how Stratum™ SRM-A can help you analyze purchase orders, assess average purchase prices and purchase price variances, produce vendor scorecards highlighting delivery performance, lead times, prices and more.

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Stratum CRM-A (Customer Relationship Management Analytics)

See how Stratum™ CRM-A can be used to scorecard your customers in terms of channel revenue, profitability, lifetime value, and more; to segment your customers for up-selling and cross-selling initiatives; and to analyze and help you improve your order fulfillment / service levels.

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Stratum MKM (Marketing Performance Management)

Read how Stratum™ MKM can help you analyze channel performance, assess sell-through and retail performance, analyze trade funds and their effectiveness, and produce category scorecards that spotlight growth areas, trends, UPC price analysis, and more.

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Stratum MPM (Manufacturing Performance Management)

Discover how Stratum™ MPM can help you analyze production performance and generate manufacturing scorecards highlighting downtime, scrap, performance to schedule, production variance, standard utilization, efficiency, and productivity.

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Stratum FPM (Financial Performance Management)

Read how Stratum™ FPM can help you in the area of financial planning and budgeting, G/L analysis, financial reporting, AP/AR management and profitability analysis tied to customers and products.

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Stratum KPIs

Learn what Key Performance Indicators are tracked by Stratum™ and why you need them.

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Stratum Planning

Discover how Stratum’s Planning functionality lets you create collaborative sales plans and budgets with ease using the same flexible interface as Stratum’s analytics.

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Stratum Forecasting

Discover how Stratum™ Forecasting lets you create accurate forecasts quickly and easily using proven statistical forecasting methods.

Information Delivery Brochures

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Stratum Viewer

Discover how you can present your Stratum analytics to anyone, anytime, anywhere using the Stratum.Viewer web interface.

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Stratum Broadcast Server

Learn how you can put your users in control of creating and distributing their own Stratum reports using the Stratum.Broadcast Server.

Business Intelligence WEBINARS ON-DEMAND

On-Demand Webinar (BI)

Lacking the Visibility You Need From Your Oracle JD Edwards Data?

During this encore webinar, we offer an overview of Silvon Stratum™ - the BI solution that's changing the face of Oracle / JDE reporting in a very big way! Plus, you get the chance to hear from Jim Valentine, CFO of ILSCO Corporation and long-time JDE user, who discusses why he invested in the Stratum BI suite after abandoning Oracle BI and how the analysis of his Oracle JDE data has changed for good ever since.

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Defining & Structuring KPIs for Success

Today we collect vast amounts of information and need to leverage it to manage the business.  But as former General Electric CEO Jack Welch said, “Too often we measure everything and understand nothing”. That being said, it is appropriate to ask some key questions about what Key Performance Indicators we should measure. During this session, various types of key performance indicators are discussed and a framework is presented to help you decide which ones you should track for your business.

Forecasting / S&OP WEBINARS ON-DEMAND

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Demand Forecasting Best Practices

Learn how successful demand-driven companies are approaching the demand forecasting process! During this session, we cover some forecasting essentials, help you better understand demand influences and their effects, explore various methods for using downstream data to improve the demand planning process, and discuss the key elements of a continuous forecast improvement plan. In addition, we share some best practices in generating baseline forecasts and leveraging analytics to measure forecast accuracy, improve forecasts over time, and better manage requirements related to manufacturing, inventory control and customer service.

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Measuring and Managing the Forecasting Process

Demand forecasting is one of the most difficult processes to manage and perhaps one of the most important processes to affect many downstream activities, as well as the overall efficiency of the business. In this session, we explain some approaches for establishing a practical forecasting process, evaluate various forecasting methodologies, share some industry benchmarks for success, and discuss key measurements that should be used in controlling the forecasting process.

WHITE PAPERS Business Intelligence

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The Business Value of Business Intelligence

While Business Intelligence (BI) continues to be closely aligned with sales analysis and reporting, more and more companies are evolving in their use of it to drive performance improvements across their organizations.  This paper focuses on the influence and value of BI as an enterprise-wide solution for performance management.

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The Bottom Line of CRM: Know Your Customer

Discover how customer analytics can help you make more informed decisions related to winning, retaining and keeping your customers profitable.

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Rise of the Intelligent Supply Chain

Find out how manufacturers are meeting today’s supply chain challenges through the use of collaboration and business performance analytics.

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Spend Analysis: The Foundation Of Strategic Cost Management

Inadequate spending analysis is a corporate epidemic that costs companies $260 billion in missed savings. Discover how supply spending analysis can yield significant bottom-line cost reductions.

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Leveraging Technology for Trade Funds Management & Promotional Planning

In this paper, we’ll discuss and share some best practices for tracking trades funds and their effectiveness in successfully promoting products and sales.

Forecasting / S&OP WEBINARS ON-DEMAND

On-Demand Webinar (Forecasting / S&OP)

Demand Forecasting Best Practices

Learn how successful demand-driven companies are approaching the demand forecasting process! During this session, we cover some forecasting essentials, help you better understand demand influences and their effects, explore various methods for using downstream data to improve the demand planning process, and discuss the key elements of a continuous forecast improvement plan. In addition, we share some best practices in generating baseline forecasts and leveraging analytics to measure forecast accuracy, improve forecasts over time, and better manage requirements related to manufacturing, inventory control and customer service.

On-Demand Webinar (Forecasting / S&OP)

Measuring and Managing the Forecasting Process

Demand forecasting is one of the most difficult processes to manage and perhaps one of the most important processes to affect many downstream activities, as well as the overall efficiency of the business. In this session, we explain some approaches for establishing a practical forecasting process, evaluate various forecasting methodologies, share some industry benchmarks for success, and discuss key measurements that should be used in controlling the forecasting process.

Application Videos

Stratum Demo

In this quick tour of Stratum, we highlight the analytics, planning capabilities and exception management functionality that’s available to users via their PCs, laptops, iPads and other mobile devices.

Stratum BI: Flexible Information Delivery

Stratum offers a flexible information delivery framework that addresses the different roles, skill sets and information needs of analysts, executives and other "information consumers" throughout the organization. Tune in as we describe this Flexible Information Delivery structure in more detail for you.