Sapphire Now 2016 Preview:

SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) Heavily Featured


There will be many different sessions at Sapphire 2016 related to SAP Integrated Business Planning applications.

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

Check out the Sapphire Sample Supply Chain Agenda to get started!

And visit the list below of IBP Related Session you can’t afford to miss to make the most out of your Sapphire 2016 experience!


Why is everyone excited about SAP Integrated Business Planning?

SAP got it right:

  • Easy to Consume Cloud Based Delivery – Systems are deployed within a couple of 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:

Extended SCM Demo Pods that will focus on SAP Integrated Business Planning: Demand-Driven Planning, Response and Supply Management, and Logistics and Order Fulfillment. Hear how SAP Integrated Business Planning has driven real customer value. We are really excited to demonstrate SAP’s Integrated Business Planning capabilities and share how SAP customers have utilized 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, Infosys, Capgemini, PwC, Dell, Bristlecone, SGI, Cognizant, Intrigo, SCM Connections, TCS, Working Capital Services, IBM, Wipro Technologies, Beelogix, SCM02 and Deloitte  


Lots of IBP Customers

There will also be many customer sessions including customer panels and presentations discussing their IBP implementations. Hear from PepsiCo, Cargill, KraftHeinz, and Weir Minerals amongst many others. Come ready with your questions!


Supply Chain Executive Networking

Network till you drop!

For example:

  • The Supply Chain Women’s Network Evening Reception,
    • When: Wed. May 18 6:30pm – 8:00pm
    • Where: Hilton Orlando, Room Lake Hart
  • The SAP Extended Supply Chain Team is hosting a Client Appreciation Reception
    • When: Wednesday, May 18th 6:30pm – 8:30pm
    • Where: BB King’s, 9101 International Drive, Suite 2230 Orlando FL
    • Please RSVP to Jill.Pappas@sap.com, 1-630-395-3276



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 10 Reasons to Attend Sapphire Now 2016

IBP related sessions you can’t afford to miss!

Date

Time

Session Title

Session Type

Tuesday, May 17th

12:30pm – 12:50pm

Gain Global, End-to-End Visibility Across Your Entire Supply Network

Demo Theater

Tuesday, May 17th

02:30pm – 2:50pm

Unleash the Power of Next-Generation Planning in Short Order

Demo Theater

Tuesday, May 17th

03:00pm – 04:00pm

Weir Minerals Story Implementing SAP Sales and Operations Planning, Powered by SAP HANA

Lecture Presentation

Tuesday, May 17th 03:00pm – 04:00pm Road Map: Integrated Business Planning Lecture Presentation

Wednesday, May 18th

11:00am – 12:00pm

PepsiCo’s Approach to Inventory Planning Using SAP IBP

Panel Discussion

Wednesday, May 18th

12:45pm – 1:45pm

SAP Integrated Business Planning Solution Journey Within Cargill

Lecture Presentation

Wednesday, May 18th

04:00pm – 04:20pm

Turn Your Supply Plans into Profits with Next-Generation Business Planning

Demo Theater

Wednesday, May 18th

04:00pm – 04:40pm

Becoming a More Customer-Centric Demand Network Based on Real-Time Insights

Interactive Session

Wednesday, May 18th

05:30pm – 06:10pm

Maximize Business Agility with a Digital Demand-Driven Supply Network

Panel Discussion

Thursday, May 19th

11:00am – 11:40am

Determine the Optimal Inventory to Meet Customer Expectations

Interactive Session

Thursday, May 19th

02:30pm – 02:50pm

Optimize Your Supply Chain from Demand Through Production and Delivery

Campus Presentation

Thursday, May 19th

03:30pm – 03:50pm

Maximize Business Agility with a Digital, Demand-Driven Supply Network

Panel Discussion:

Mckesson, Cargil, Cascades & Johnsonville

May 17th – 19th

Open during show floor hours

Demand-Driven Business Planning

Demo Station

May 17th – 19th

Open during show floor hours

Response and Supply Management

Demo Station

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