Forward-looking decision making in a business environment has always been about making rapid trade-offs in a highly constrained environment based on the available data in an organization. In this blog we explore how it will evolve in the future as well as 3 key technology enablers that needs to be adopted.Read More
The topic of supply chain excellence is extremely broad and spans a smorgasbord of topics associated with People, Process and Technology. However, if we focus on key decision-making capabilities that can help companies achieve supply chain excellence, we come up with the following seven areas. By mastering these capabilities, a company is almost guaranteed to succeed in the industry. In fact, supply chain decision making capabilities can result in 2-5% of revenue in bottom-line profit.Read More
Linking strategic targets with tactical and operative planning on all levels of the enterprise
Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is a holistic planning methodology that global enterprises can employ to generate maximum profit, cash flow, and return on assets. Through IBP, enterprises can eliminate siloed views and partial financials. IBP creates a unified model of the entire enterprise – one that enhances decision support and operational planning processes and builds a complete set of financials.Read More
Spreadsheets are no longer enough to support client projects – they're inadequate for creating complex and dynamic business models.
In the best-selling book, The Tipping Point, author Malcolm Gladwell defines the tipping point as that one dramatic moment in an epidemic when everything can change at once. Currently, there is a tipping point, a product of geometric progression, for business modeling.Read More
Q & A: What is Integrated Business Planning?
We sat down with Srikanth Srinivas, an Integrated Business Planning (IBP) expert, and fired off a series of questions to help readers interested in IBP understand the following:
- The definition of IBP
- The true value of IBP
- How to go about finding the best IBP solution