How to Design Data Driven Planning Architecture?
A new generation of planning systems are beginning to emerge that are data driven. These systems are very different from traditional planning systems and have an architecture that enables them to support the modern agile planning process. From a user perspective, they operate as a single management system where planning can be driven by events and exceptions in the business environment. For example, a change in the competitor landscape may lead the system to collect more data for the affected areas, which leads to new initiatives being proposed, selected and budgets changed accordingly. This can happen at any time and on a continuous basis.