Production Planning Optimiser - a game changer in S/4HANA Planning

Posted by Sasi Padmanabhan on 25-May-2021 10:45:00

Do you have complex multiple production levels which need to be planned considering constraints at every level? Are you driven by upstream production processes, and the need to ensure that outputs from these are fully consumed and balanced downstream alongside actual demand requirements? 

Introduction

Creating an optimised plan in the short-term considering demand, supply and available capacity at all levels can often prove challenging. This is either achieved in short-term scheduling tools using multiple planning steps, which may consequently end up contradicting each other, or quite often using mid/long-term planning tools to solve a short-term problem. 

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Topics: HANA Cloud Platform, Integrated Business Planning, Olivehorse, Business Intelligence, Production Planning, Optimisation, Production Planning Optimiser, S/4HANA, Push Production, Multi Level Constraints

Challenges of SAP Integrated Business Planning in the Cloud

Posted by Peter Clancy on 24-Nov-2016 14:27:47

Implementing a cloud solution today, even in an organisationally cloud aware environment, is still a daunting task. There are many requirements to ensure that a product is safe and secure to use, as well as ensuring it achieves the business benefits that are required.

This blog focusses on Challenges of SAP’s Integrated Business Planning (IBP) solution, a cloud based planning software, and tries to give pointers as to what to do when you develop your own clould migration strategy. The IT industry is still in a period of growth with cloud based solutions industry wide, so it’s quite important to consider any challenges that a company would face in implementing and using IBP operationally – this blog seeks to identify the 6 top challenges and see how IBP or SAP addresses these.

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Topics: IBP, HANA Cloud Platform, Integration Services, HCI, Cloud

SAP HANA Cloud Platform integration services. How to connect IBP & APO

Posted by Sarath Suryadevara on 22-Sep-2016 07:50:00

In this blog I intend to give an overview of SAP HANA® Cloud Platform (HCP), integration services, and will also explain the integration steps and configuration required to integrate SAP Advanced Planning and Optimisation (APO) Demand Planning (DP) data with SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) using a pre-existing template.

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Topics: IBP, HANA Cloud Platform, Integration Services