Work Smarter with an EPM Formatting Sheet in SAP IBP

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Staying Organized Has Never Looked So Good We’ve all been there. There’s a huge presentation of an excel workbook that needs to get done, and we want it to look professional and eye-catching without being cluttered. So how do we do this, without spending hours conditionally formatting, picking text colors, and underlining? Actually, the easy […]

5 Best New Features of SAP IBP 2002

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With the latest release of SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) 2002 due to be released to customers soon, it’s time once again for a quarterly peek behind the curtain of IBP.  I’ve decided to highlight some innovations and enhancements of the newest version that I found particularly interesting.  In addition to those highlighted below, there […]

Making the Case for Best Fit Forecasting

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Some might label an ‘accurate forecast’ as an oxymoron. Regardless of the validity of the joke, demand planning revolves around a company’s ability to (as accurately as possible) predict demand and then plan around it. Thankfully, demand is not entirely random. While there is noise in most demand data, oftentimes there are also underlying trends […]

Is IBP Ready to Replace My APO Planning System?

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Lots of SAP Customers who have been using APO are looking towards migration to IBP. One of the core questions we get from our customers is – “Is IBP ready to replace my APO system?”  This question may not be important to small/midsize customers who have not used APO and are looking forward to moving […]

Top 10 New Features in SAP IBP 1911

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With the latest release of SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) 1911 due out, it’s time once again for our quarterly peek behind the curtain of SAP IBP. In addition to the ones listed below, there are many stability enhancements in the 1911 release concerning integrity checks for configuration, performance enhancements, and simplification. I recommend reading […]