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.

12/04/2019 Future Value Chain

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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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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