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3467348 - IBP: Demand Sensing algorithm in intermittent demand patterns


  • Intermittent pattern of demand: The demand for products is not consistent and shows intermittent fluctuations over time.
  • Low forecast accuracy at a higher level than Product ID: When analyzing the forecast accuracy at a higher level, such as product categories or groups, the accuracy is significantly lower compared to when looking at individual Product IDs.
  • Uncertainty about handling historical demand intermittency: There is a lack of clarity regarding whether the algorithm used for demand sensing is designed to handle historical demand intermittency.



  • SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • SAP Sales and Operations Planning (SCM-SOP)
  • SAP Integrated Business Planning (SCM-IBP)


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Demand Sensing, Intermittent Data, Handling Data Intermittency, Accuracy , KBA , SCM-IBP-DM-DS , Demand Sensing , How To

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