Neil James

Neil James has 20 years’ experience as a commercial leader in the pharmaceutical industry with a background in sales, marketing and general management. He is also an experienced leader of cross-functional change programmes including the recent global deployment of Integrated Business Planning (IBP) at GlaxoSmithKline. He now provides expertise to clients in IBP deployment and change management.

Experienced specialist for IBP with a background in pharma

Articles by Neil James

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Integrated Business Planning – Enterprise Planning for a Volatile & Complex World IV

In part IV of my blog post series on IBP for Finance leaders, I will focus on how Integrated Business Planning …

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Integrated Business Planning – Enterprise Planning for a Volatile & Complex World III

The third part of the article series on IBP for Finance leaders outlines how IBP enables finance business partners to provide …

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Integrated Business Planning – Enterprise Planning for a Volatile & Complex World II

In the first part of this blog post series I explained why IBP is used at leading organisations to create robust …

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Integrated Business Planning – Enterprise Planning for a Volatile & Complex World I

Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is more valuable than ever – for both businesses overall but especially for Finance leaders. In a series …

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Why Integrated Business Planning is more valuable than ever

Although S&OP – the heart of modern IBP approaches – is over 30 years old, it has the potential to address many …

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IBP – A Key Process for the Finance Function

Integrated Business Planning (IBP) – and its forerunner Sales and Operations Planning or S&OP) – have traditionally been perceived and managed …

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