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The concepts of horizontal and vertical integration help to explain and categorise the strategic rationale for external growth options such as takeovers and mergers. This short video explains what is meant by horizontal and vertical integration and provides some examples.
When businesses merge with or take over other businesses, what benefits do they seek to realise?
In this demo we have created a scenario to show how you can balance demand and supply real time. We analysed three alternative logistics solutions and demonstrated how we selected the one that would produce the best financial result for the business, this gave new direction to the current operational plan so that day-to-day operations could support the annual operating targets. With Sales and Operation Planning on HANA, we were able to make the right decisions.
Growth, connectivity and dynamics: business processes need to manage complexity and volatility. SAP IBP powered by SAP HANA enables companies to drive more speed and greater agility regarding sales and operations, demand planning, inventory optimization, and response and supply – including full visibility with SAP Supply Chain Control Tower. go.sap.com/product/scm/integrated-business-planning.html scn.sap.com/community/scm/ibp
Repsol has always been committed to its integrated business model, operating across the entire hydrocarbon value chain, from the exploration and extraction of oil and gas, to their transformation into energy solutions and products. More information on www.repsol.com
This presentation provides executives with insight about 3 key capabilities that are essential for optimizing the value of IBP projects. Moreover, it presents them in a way that can be communicated to IBP project teams as key executive requirements.
About The Adani Group The Adani Group is one of India's leading business houses with revenue of over $8 billion for financial year 2012. Founded in 1988, Adani has grown to become a global integrated infrastructure player with businesses in key industry verticals - resources, logistics and energy. The integrated model is well adapted to the infrastructure challenges of the emerging economies. It multiplies the benefit of synergy and economies of scale both for the Group and for the customers. We live and work in the communities where we operate and take our responsibilities to society seriously. The Group protects biodiversity in ecologically sensitive areas like Mundra and undertakes initiatives to reduce CO2 emissions. At Adani, we deliver benefits to our customers and customers' cust...
Spinnaker's SAP team hosts a webinar discussing our perspective on how companies should think about adopting SAP’s IBP solution. This webinar will answer the following questions: What critical planning capabilities do world-class companies need? How well does SAP IBP enable these capabilities? How should you adopt the solution over time? In today’s competitive manufacturing, distribution, and retail environments, firms must innovate and improve their supply chain capabilities to achieve profitability and growth objectives. Companies need real-time analytics to become more demand-driven and rapidly adjust supply chain decisions based on downstream behavior and consumption. In response to these challenges, SAP’s IBP solution represents a significant step forward in building SAP...
www.kinaxis.com - No matter which sales and operations planning (S&OP) process or model we adopt—Gartner, Oliver Wight, Wallace & Stahl—they all stress the collaborative nature of working across different functions and different levels of granularity, therefore integrated. Others emphasize the need to have Finance involved in S&OP and to have executive participation and sign-off, hence business planning. All the process consultants emphasize that S&OP adoption is a matter of maturity, and Gartner has pointed out that the very few companies have evolved beyond stage 2 in their 4 stage maturity model. So what is the barrier? It isn't S&OP software...it's trust.
You wouldn't accept under-performance driven by poor planning and silo behaviours if it was your business so why do you live with them in your organisation today? Your organisation needs Integrated Business Planning, but done right..... Every company tries to ensure that execution is aligned to its overall strategy but poor planning and silo behaviours can cause frustration across the business and lead to sub-optimal performance. So how can you overcome these performance pitfalls? During this webinar Oliver Wight partners Liam Harrington and Andy Walker will: * Explore what Integrated Business Planning is and how it can enable strategy execution and business alignment * Identify the critical success factors that you must have in place for more holistic management * Provide an unders...
As a fundamental part of the supply chain, demand planning must be integrated in all business processes and has to create information flow between the management board and company divisions. Effective inventory management must harmonize opposing requirements by simultaneously ensuring low stocks, enhanced liquidity and high availability of goods. add*ONE accomplishes all this and much more! http://www.inform-software.com/products/addone
The ultimate objective of Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is to deliver tangible business results – things like increased revenues and greater market share. But for many organizations the initial motivation for implementing IBP is to improve processes with a supply chain mindset. It won’t last; it won’t grow the business and really add value without the commercial team passionately on board and taking ownership of the process.
Attend this webinar to learn how Albemarle Corporation leveraged the IBP Platform. This platform has enabled and solidified Albemarle’s S&OP process by building out a reliable and extendable Supply Demand Balancing component. Gain perspective on how the IBP Platform was leveraged to solve planning challenges, and discover how to balance the challenges and deal with the trade-offs of granular data vs reliable plan outputs while ensuring long -term sustainability and success. Key Learning Points: - Increase visibility of demand through all nodes of the supply chain - Examining the trade-offs of granular data vs reliable plan outputs - Drive continuous improvement in your planning process Speakers Pushpinder Singh, Solutions Architect, Intrigo Systems Eric C. Stratmann,Director, Supply...
Vernon Goldberg, Chief Executive of Quality Furniture Company, reflects on the educational process of implementing Integrated Business Planning (IBP) with Oliver Wight and the benefits of experience and empathy when optimising the supply chain.
Tariq from Maverick 150 sat down with the United Prairie Bank IBE Faculty Chair, Kristin Scott, to discuss what the IBE is. For more information: http://cob.mnsu.edu/ibe/ United Prairie Bank is a sponsor of the Integrated Business Experience.
IBP has highly sophisticated modelling capabilities that tcomplement Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) & Business Intelligence applications -- it doesn't replace them. What separates IBP from EPM are modeling capabilities that use business process flows to simulate the extent and timing of financial and operational resources that are needed to deliver business outcomes.
Bryan Lapidus, CFO Advisory, Allegiance Advisory Group, provides insights from AFP's latest FP&A Guide, underwritten by Anaplan. He explains how developing relationships with business partners is critical to achieve integrated business planning. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/2xvUJp4