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Face Off: IBP S&OP v. APO Demand Planning, Part II

Earlier this week, in Part I of this two part blog (click to read Part I), we discussed the differences between the undisputed champion of demand planning: APO Demand Planning, and the scrappy newcomer on the scene: IBP Sales & Operations Planning. Specifically, we contrasted these to bruisers...

Face Off: IBP S&OP vs. APO Demand Planning, Part I

With all the market hoopla surrounding Integrated Business Planning (IBP) S&OP, I felt it necessary, as we were conducting our internal training on S&OP, to contrast the similarities and differences between IBP S&OP and APO Demand Planning. These two softwares provide similar process benefits around...

BREAKING NEWS: SCM Connections Named to SAP Consulting Partners Program

(By Pat Green)While not really "Breaking News" in the New York Times sense, it’s a pretty big deal for us nonetheless.I am pleased to announce that this past week, SCM Connections was selected to join the SAP® Consulting Partner Program, North America.  Through our participation in...