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Planning and planning data can be categorized, according to managerial objectives, as operational, tactical, and strategic. The use of a computer to process planning data can be aided by the use of a planning systems generator such as PSG II, a programmed discipline that allows the business and/or financial planner to specify a data bank and enter data values, to set up rules for additional data generation, and to format statistical or graphical reports containing planning data. The resulting system is a planning-data system that is ready to assist the subjective, decision-oriented environment of a company's planning unit.
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