Session ID: 10197

Abstract: Gap Inc.’s Supply Chain organization achieved dramatically improved margins using Oracle’s powerful Essbase analytic platform. As product design and assortment plans are developed, the Essbase solution integrates data from a range of sources to deliver up-to-date cost and margin trends to designers, merchants and leadership team, empowering them to evaluate design and manufacturing alternatives early in the process and enabling improved cost management. Gap has reinvented vendor relationships and category profitability analysis, and brought billions of dollars in savings to the bottom line.

Objective 1: Describe how Gap Inc. drive Gross Margin improvement of over $2 billion in the first 4 years

Objective 2: Explain how Essbase enabled Gap to optimize product mix and dramatically reduce product cost

Objective 3: Explain how Essbase integrates data from any source to provide a 360-degree view of operations

Objective 4: Show how the solution delivers key metrics on-demand to support multiple levels of decision makers

Objective 5: Explain how Gap’s management vision and the Essbase solution drove immediate, demonstrable change

Audience: Management