SAP Integrated Business Planning: Functionality and Implementation

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SAP Integrated Business Planning: Functionality and ImplementationMaster SAP Integrated Business Planning processes and configuration and take your supply chain to the cloud! Begin with the basics, from loading data into SAP IBP to exploring the planning model. Then dive deep into key functionality and implementation steps for S&OP, demand planning, supply and response planning, inventory management, and supply chain analytics. Using industry case studies, you’ll discover what it takes to ensure successful adoption of SAP IBP.

 

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  • Learn how to configure and use S&OP, demand, response and supply, and inventory planning applications
  • Measure your progress with critical planning KPIs in the SAP Supply Chain Control Tower
  • Deploy SAP IBP and set it up in your landscape

What You Will Learn?

Getting Started

Develop a holistic understanding of your supply chain in SAP IBP: learn to navigate the new UI and load data into SAP IBP, utilize the basic planning model, and plan your SAP IBP implementation.

Implementation

Follow comprehensive steps for configuring SAP IBP, starting with baseline functionality and SAP IBP deployment, before moving on to functionality and implementation with the five primary applications.

Case Studies

Explore real-world case studies from the high-tech, CPG, life sciences, and manufacturing fields and see how peers and competitors are achieving value through best practices.

Book’s Highlights

  • Sales and operations planning (S&OP)
  • Configuration and deployment
  • Planning model
  • Demand planning and forecasting
  • Supply planning
  • Response management
  • SAP Supply Chain Control Tower
  • Inventory management and optimization
  • Supply chain analytics
  • Implementation methodology
  • Case studies

About the Authors of This SAP APO Book

Sandy Markin has four decades of experience in manufacturing and supply chain management. He began his career in operations management in the consumer products industry and subsequently worked for a several software providers.He joined SAP in 1994 where he is currently the senior director for the digital supply chain. During his tenure at SAP he has been instrumental in bringing to market several industry-leading supply chain solutions including SAP APO and SAP IBP. Sandy is a lifelong Chicago-area resident and received his B.S. from the University of Illinois and his MBA from Loyola University of Chicago.

Amit Sinha is a leader in SAP supply chain practices at Deloitte Consulting, LLP. He has more than 14 years of experience in supply chain planning and business transformation projects. He has worked extensively with different industry sectors across the globe in the areas of S&OP (sales and operations planning), demand planning, supply planning, inventory optimization, and supply chain analytics. He is an expert in SAP IBP and other SAP supply chain applications. Amit has also authored a text book on supply chain management,published numerous articles in international journals,and has been a speaker at supply chain conferences.

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