SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) Gets Widespread Coverage at Sapphire

There will be many different sessions at Sapphire related to SAP Integrated Business Planning applications.

Don’t get overwhelmed! Check out the Agenda builder to plan your trip more effectively!

Why is everyone excited about SAP Integrated Business Planning?

SAP got it right:

  • Easy to Consume Cloud Based Delivery – Systems are deployed within 4 days without any help from the IT department
  • MS Excel User Interface – Planners and Sales Teams who provide forecasting input know and love the flexibility of MS Excel.
  • Collaboration – Reduce the number of emails you get and keep the conversation around Supply Chain Planning moving at the speed of the Social Enterprise.
  • Analytics – Insightful analytics highlight key areas to focus on and provide for easy drill down analysis.
  • HANA Backend – Customers have a need for speed.
  • Optimization – Inventory Optimization and Demand Sensing Algorithms drive down working capital and improve customer service.

Click here to learn more about IBP

What you will see at Sapphire related to IBP:

Industry Demo Pods will focus on SAP Integrated Business Planning: High Tech, Chemicals, Mining Industry, Consumer, and Automotive. Hear how SAP Integrated Business Planning has driven real customer value. We are really excited that we can share actual customer stories on how SAP customers have consumed the SAP Integrated Business Planning applications across so many different industries.

SAP Partners are really jazzed about the power of IBP and they want to show you how they helped their clients with IBP. Check out their IBP demos and stories at their booths. Some of the partners you will see include: EY, Cap Gemini, PwC, Intrigo Systems, Bristlecone, SCMConnections, BizBrain, TCS, Accenture, and Deloitte.

Lots of IBP Customers

There will also be many customer sessions including customer panels and presentations discussing their IBP implementations. Hear from Colgate, Albemarle, and American Sugar Refining.  Come ready with your questions!

Supply Chain Executive Networking

Network till you drop!

For example:

  • EY and SAP are hosting an invitation only Supply Chain Executive Women’s breakfast.
  • Westernacher is hosting a Supply Chain networking event at the Ice Bar.

Hope you are able to make it to Sapphire to learn more about how SAP Integrated Business Planning can help you!

Safe Travels!

Related Post: Top 5 sessions for Supply Chain Planners at SAPPHIRE NOW 2015

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