2.VIDEO “Boost your Planning with SAP IBP + SAP Analytics Cloud” FUNCTIONAL/TECHNICAL ARCHITECTURE
In this video we explain FUNCTIONAL/TECHNICAL ARCHITECTURE of the SAP IBP + SAP ANALYTICS CLOUD model, considerations like assignment of leading/master system to process steps/activities.
This video intents to cover hints, considerations, knowledge, experience which can support your vision, design, architecture phase or deployment of e2e planning transformation. Its 2nd 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 and screen shots from the slides used in video.
FUNCTIONAL/SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE 00:00 – 23:35
00:00 – 02:21 High level system architecture & integration for IBP combined with Financial planning
02:21 – 07:48 Business model impacts on technical design of the solution
07:49 – 10:49 Integrated Business Planning combined with Financial planning process model detail walk-trough
10:50 – 20:59 Assignment of leading/master system to all process steps and key activities in all process steps
- Product, demand, revenue planning system assignment (SAP IBP, SAC, S/4 …)
- Supply, Cost planning, gross profit planning system assignment (SAP IBP, SAC, S/4 …)
- P&L planning, Lean fin. forecasting system assignment (SAP IBP, SAC, S/4 …)
21:00 – 23:35 Rationale behind SAP IBP + SAP Analytics process model & system assignment
Fig 1. Simplified IBP combined with Fin. Planning system architecture
Fig 2. Selected business model impacts on technical design
Fig 3. Integrated Business Planning combined with Fin. planning model
Fig 4. Product review & Demand review assignments to systems
Fig 5. Supply review & Integrated reconciliation assignments to systems
Fig 6. MBR, Lean Fin. Forecasting, Enterprise Performance overview assignments to systems
Fig 7. Rationale for in which part of e2e process to use which system
In video we share, key elements of technical e2e architecture, importance of system assignments to process steps/activities. Once you have this figured out, you can design data integration flows, manage differences in process step granularities, define technical planning calendar and finalize process planning.
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.
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