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Tips, tricks, and musings from the supply chain universe

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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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Jim Kehler

Top 8 New Features of SAP IBP Version 1905

There’s a lot to see in the latest release of SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) 1905. Here’s my comprehensive breakdown on the biggest changes and what they can do for your organization: 1) DDMRP – all phases. The last steps of Demand Driven Replenishment

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Jim Kehler

An Intro to DDMRP in SAP IBP: Is it Right for Me?

DDMRP (Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning) is a new offering from SAP available in S4/Hana and IBP (Integrated Business Planning).    I’m not going to do a deep dive on DDMRP, but I do hope to provide enough insight for you to determine if

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Shayn Kail

Planning Notes Make IBP a Single Hub for Collaboration

Keeping track of emails, voicemails, and in-person conversations can be difficult when it comes to supply chain planning. It’s easy to forget why a forecast was updated, or why a purchase order date was changed. That’s where IBP comes into play. Planning notes in

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