Driving Improved Planning at Nissan North America

Auto company taps Hyperion for solution to support dynamic planning across the business

Auto company taps Hyperion for solution to support dynamic planning across the business

Santa Clara, CA — April 5, 2005 — Nissan North America has purchased a planning solution from business performance management specialist Hyperion to support dynamic planning across the business.

Hyperion said its Planning application offers a centralized, Web-based planning, budgeting and forecasting solution. The solution helps drive collaborative, integrated, event-based planning processes throughout the enterprise for a range of financial and operational needs, the solution provider said.

In addition, the software allows companies to track and monitor business plans and forecasts, translating strategic objectives into operational goals and targets.

Nissan North America anticipates 150 users of the new software in the finance departments of its various subsidiaries in the United States and Canada.

"With the purchase of this software, Nissan will have access to rich planning flexibility that includes workflow and process management capabilities," said Rich Clayton, vice president of product marketing at Hyperion. "We're providing dynamic planning capabilities within a scalable, secure architecture that is robust enough to serve the complex needs of a large corporation such as Nissan."

Additional Articles of Interest

For more information on the challenges of enterprise performance management in the age of real-time data, read "The Reality of Real-time Performance Management," the Net Best Thing column in the October/November 2003 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

For a look at the challenges of expanding performance management to encompass the extended supply chain, read "Taking Performance Management Outside the Four Walls" in the April/May 2004 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

By implementing a PC-based production scheduling system at its plant in Sunderland, England, Nissan made made Europe's most productive automobile factory even more so. Read more in the SDCExec.com article "Scheduled for Success."