There are many blogs on the topic of Agile, and there are many blog posts on the topic of SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP). But not many blogs on the combined topic of Agile IBP Implementation! In this blog I intend to share my thoughts as to how a SAP IBP implementation is suited to an Agile approach. Really suited!Read Article
In this blog I will walk through the principles of ‘Attribute Transformations’ within SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and discuss the basics of implementing such transformations.
We will also look at how some demand planning scenarios like displaying Year -1 data, Realignment (which is not currently offered as standard within SAP IBP), Distribution Centre closures and Product Substitutions can be achieved using Attribute Transformations.Read Article
For those of you exposed to the full force of SAP marketing for SAP Integrated Business Planning, I’m sure you will have heard the phrase ‘financialising the plan’. But have you ever stopped to think about why this is beneficial and what this means in practice when it comes to implementing it in SAP IBP?Read Article
As conceived by the Oliver Wight International modern Integrated Business Planning (IBP) means breaking down the functional silos that exist in many enterprises today and truly working together to achieve common objectives. In this article I want to explore why collaborative working is important, the different tools available and the functionality that SAP Integrated Business Planning itself delivers in this area.Read Article
During the SAP SCM (R)evolution, the Olivehorse team reanacted what an "Executive Review of the Future" would look like using SAP Integrated Business Planning for Sales & Operations Planning.Read Article
What is SAP IBP Sales and Operations Planning?
Sales and Operations Planning is now part of the SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) suite from SAP, powered by HANA. It is a critical process which helps engage key stakeholders in an efficient and integrated planning process, delivering aligned and profitable demand and supply plans. This next generation planning solution provides a unified model to;
- Facilitate demand and supply balance
- Integrate financial and operational planning to maximize
- Link high level strategic plans with day-to-day operations