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Integrated Business Planning

In the field of Business Planning & Analytics, there are several topics that contribute to the agility of today's organizations. Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is central to this. This page highlights the core and utility of IBP and discusses the technologies that facilitate this process.

What is Integrated Business Planning?

IBP takes Financial Planning & Forecasting to the next level. It's not just about numbers, but about the stories behind those numbers. With IBP, you zoom in on the real drivers of your business and base your planning and forecasting on them.

Why is Integrated Business Planning important?

IBP brings all disciplines together in one streamlined process. The result? Better alignment between business units and a smaller gap between Finance and the rest of the organization. Your financial and operational planning are directly connected, allowing you to act faster and smarter.

What technology do you need?

For IBP, you need flexible tools that can follow the dynamics of your business. Think powerful calculation engines for complex calculations and intuitive interfaces for a wide user base. Typical tools for IBP:-

  • SAP Cloud Finance
  • Anaplan
  • Pigment
  • Board
  • Vena Solutions

Integrated Business Planning in a broader perspective

IBP is just one puzzle piece in the larger Business Planning & Analytics landscape. Other key topics include Management Reporting & Analytics, Financial Planning & Forecasting and Costing & Profitability. Together, they give you the tools and strategies you need to drive your business.

Cases
Better Financial Planning at TIP Group
Better Financial Planning at TIP Group
With SAP Analytics Cloud
Optimizing project management at Boskalis Netherlands
Flexible but robust Project forecasting At Boskalis Netherlands
With Vena Solutions
User-friendly efficiency gains at Meneba
User-friendly efficiencies at Meneba
With Vena Solutions
Harmonization of global financial and operational reporting with Vena
Harmonization global reporting at Boskalis
With Vena Solutions
Growth through Sales & Operational Planning at Auping
Growth through Sales & Operational Planning at Auping
with Board
Flexible scheduling at Shell Retail
Flexible scheduling At Shell Retail
With Oracle EPM
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Demo: OpEx planning in Vena
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Looking Back at The Future of Forecasting 2023
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5 tips for effective rolling forecast implementation
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Pigment video: Using transactional data in an xP&A platform
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Planning & Budgeting with Board
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