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Our innovative blog & video series on making the most out of your supply chain includes SAP IBP release reviews, S&OP tutorials, thoughts on supply chain technology, and more.


SCM Connections experts explore the latest trends and topics in supply chain, featuring conversations with supply chain industry leaders and the challenges they face today.

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Tuning and User Support for IBP Supply Optimizer

    PPS TUNING AND USER SUPPORT FOR IBP SUPPLY OPTIMIZER PROJECT TYPE IBP Supply Support CLIENT PROFILE Building Material Manufacturing $2.5B Revenue DATE COMPLETED 2020 “It’s amazing what was pulled off from a solutions standpoint!” -Supply Chain Systems Analyst, Building Material Manufacturing Project

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Implemented SAP IBP S&OP and Supply Modules

IBP SPARK IMPLEMENTED SAP IBP S&OP AND SUPPLY MODULES PROJECT TYPE S&OP and Supply Planning CLIENT PROFILE Building Material Manufacturing $2.5B Revenue DATE COMPLETED 2019 Project Overview Client Problem Client implemented IBP Supply optimizer but needed additional tuning and user support to refine the

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Inventory Optimizer Tuning & Ongoing Business Support

PPS INVENTORY OPTIMIZER TUNING & ONGOING BUSINESS SUPPORT PROJECT TYPE Business Support CLIENT PROFILE Fortune 500 CPG Food & Beverage $6.3B Revenue DATE COMPLETED 2020 Project Overview Client Problem Fortune 500 Food company went live on IO and a MAJOR IBP Quarterly release threatened

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Nick Roehl

Transportation and Production Calendars in SAP IBP

Increased Flexibility with Planning Calendars in SAP IBP Having an accurate planning calendar is crucial for firms to ensure on-time delivery of goods, and gives them the ability to meet required service levels. Due to the nature of modern supply chains, it has become

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Matt Gurbacki

Top 5 New Features of SAP IBP 2011

Tis the season to be jolly…. about the new SAP IBP 2011 features, that is. No matter how you celebrate the coming season, we can all rejoice about the upcoming functionality that will salvage what little remains of 2020. So come along with me

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Ajay Agrawal

Top 5 New Features of SAP IBP 2008

With the latest release of SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) 2008 due to be deployed for 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 SAP IBP 2008 that

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