Integrated Business Planning

Integrated Business Planning (IBP) describes a planning process in a company. IBP has the aim to connect the planning functions of each department in an organization. This helps to align the company’s operational planning with strategic and financial planning.

Integrated Business Planning (IBP) describes a planning process in a company. IBP aims at aligning the planning functions of each department in an organization with strategic and financial planning.

01/17/2023 Digital Supply Chain

What Is the SAPIBP1 Proposition from SAP?

Since the launch of Integrated Business Planning (IBP), SAP has always proposed pre-configured setups to help customers along their IBP journey, …

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Designing a Strong S&OP

In this article, we describe how to design a forward-looking, cross-functional and integrated S&OP process from scratch.

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Why Bother with S&OP/IBP – Still?

There are tons of truths and analysis about Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) and Integrated Business Planning (IBP) that at the …

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Integrated Business Planning – A Lesson from Davos 2019

At the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, prominent leaders from a range of backgrounds come together to shape global, …

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The Must-Haves for Successful Integrated Business Planning (IBP) – Culture

Deploying Integrated Business Planning (IBP) means multi-dimensional change. In this article, I explore the cultural enablers for the success of your …

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Building Supply Chain Capabilities for Integrated Business Planning (IBP)

Whilst Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is a cross-functional, enterprise-wide process the supply chain team is a critical contributor.  The supply chain …

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Does Agile Working Help Deliver Effective & Sustainable S&OP?

Many organisations continue to experience significant challenge in planning and executing S&OP deployment. The need for delivering benefits rapidly, …

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Supply Chain Should Not Own S&OP – Who Should?

Traditionally, S&OP was seen as a supply chain-driven process and was often owned and led from the Supply Chain …

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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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