1.VIDEO “Boost your Planning with SAP IBP + SAP Analytics Cloud” PROCESS & TRANSFORMATION
In this video we explain PROCESS and TRANSFORMATION aspects in “INTEGRATED BUSINESS PLANNING combined with FINANCIAL PLANNING”, which are enablers of the presented model.
This video intents to cover hints, considerations, knowledge, experience which can support your vision, design, architecture phase or deployment of e2e planning transformation. Its 1st out of 5 in the video series. Whole series is summarized here: https://blogs.sap.com/2021/09/20/summary-of-video-series-boost-your-planning-with-sap-ibp-sap-analytics-cloud/#
Below you will find details what & when we discuss, screen shots from the slides used in video.
PROCESS 00:00 – 15:19
00:00 – 04:59 EBP planning horizons
- integrate strategic planning, IBP, Fin. planning, Operational planning
- key integration points in the EBP framework
- role of Integrated Business Planning combined with Financial Planning
05:00 – 15:19 IBP combined with Financial Planning
- process deep dive
- what to consider & how to combine volume and value planning and build coherent/rolling P&L
TRANSFORMATION 15:20 – 25:41
15:20 – 18:48 New role of Financial controllers in decision making and enabling processes
18:49 – 21:41 Common planning calendar, cross IBP & Fin. Planning
21:42 – 23:39 What to consider when mapping activities, meetings into combined IBP & Fin. planning process framework
23:39 – 25:41 Role of leading planning technologies
Fig 1. What EBP covers ?
Fig 2. What main part of EBP, Integrated Business Planning combined with financials is about
Fig 3. How to plan change considering re-definition of Fin. controllers role in process
Fig 4. Examples of Fin. activities under IBP process combined with Fin. planning.
Fig 6. How critical common planning calendar is ?
Fig 7. How to connect fin. activities to process steps and common calendar
Fig 8. What to consider in design of system requirements for e2e planning
We share inputs to your design, process & tech architecture , deployment as part of e2e planning transformation design.
Whole series is summarized here:
Call for action:
Please provide feedback and exchange in discussion to improve planning capabilities of your customers, of your business.
Note: Content of the video series cover my personal and not mine employer view at time.
Look forward to hear from you