A method dealing with optimizing the overall flow of demand and supply data is known as IRP or Intelligent Resource Planning.
Intelligent Resource Planning is an Enterprise Resource Planning that use a knowledge and reasoning to perform a difficult which usually performed only by an expert.
The main aim is to flex the available resources so that they match the expected demand for sources as closely as possible. Intelligent Resource Planning allows an enterprise to build relationship between various activities.
This identification of relationship between activities enables one to optimally identify the demand-supply chain.
Intelligent resource planning