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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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Demand Planning
Michelle Blumin

Making the Case for Best Fit Forecasting

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

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Ajay Agrawal

Is IBP Ready to Replace My APO Planning System?

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

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Ajay Agrawal

Top 10 New Features in SAP IBP 1911

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

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Jim Kehler

Top 5 New Features of SAP IBP 1908

With the latest release of SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) 1908, it’s time once again for a quarterly peek behind the curtain of IBP.  I’ve decided to highlight some innovations and enhancements that I found particularly interesting.  In addition to those highlighted below, there

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