Integrated Business Planning
With Integrated Business Planning (IBP), you can steer and improve your company’s decision-making process and make better decisions that are driven by profitability – and ultimately, executing the strategy set out by management.
Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is a decision-making process that you can use to steer and align your company’s decision-making processes by:
By doing the above, you can create a common language across your organisation and support your company’s strategy.
To us, Integrated Business Planning and S&OP are not necessarily different. However, we see IBP as a natural extension of the S&OP process, where financial planning is highly integrated into the Sales and Operations Planning process.
As for many other business processes, one size does not fit all. So, in order to get started, we propose the following three steps:
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