Supply Chain Management SIG

Thursday 15th September 2016 at 9:30am - 3:30pm

Vanwall Road, Maidenhead

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Steve Rampton from Olivehorse Consulting will present An introduction to SAP IBP with a LIVE demo - “An IBP review of the future”

Join us at the SIG and hear an introduction to SAP IBP for sales & operations where Olivehorse Consulting shares the module’s functionality and use case with reference to a customer success story. The power of SAP IBP for sales & operations is then shown in a live demo. The session will cover the following:

SAP IBP: Roadmap and what it means for current SAP APO users

An introduction to SAP IBP’s suite, along with its future roadmap and what that means for current SAP APO users.

SAP IBP for sales and operations – LIVE demo ‘An IBP review of the future’

A live demo of SAP IBP for sales and operations which will cover:

  • SAP Jam to enable collaboration and communicate planning decisions
  • Usability of the SAPUI5 and Microsoft Excel based user interfaces
  • On the fly what-if planning
  • Calculating a feasible constrained plan using optimisation
  • Integrated financial calculations to compare bottom line impact of changes

SAP IBP: A customer success story

A use case for a multi-national decorative coatings company rolling out SAP IBP sales & operations globally.

Patrick Crampton-Thomas from SAP will present SAP extended SCM strategy and solution status and roadmap for Integrated Business Planning. In this session learn about SAP's strategy for the extended supply chain in today's digital market. This will include a solution overview and status with customer examples of SAP's cloud supply chain planning solution powered by HANA, SAP Integrated Business Planning. Also understand how customers can get started with SAP IBP to deliver fast value and business benefit.

Rick Lambrecht frp, Olivehorse will present Optimise the Optimiser – An automated constraint planning approach in SAP APO

A good constraint plan aims to provide a feasible plan with best value for the supply chain. The benefits of the Optimiser constraint planning approach is to ensure that such a plan is created by the system. Using the Optimiser does not have to be complex if you follow some basic rules. Olivehorse demonstrate some of the key differences between a heuristics and optimiser planning run, and how you can maximise your value when your network is constrained.

The day will include a Problem Corner which is an open forum for Q&A on any SCM topic, not just the topic of this meeting.

Event Resources

Olivehorse Customer Implementation Example (492.17 KB)
Olivehorse Free IBP Taster Session (679.71 KB)
Olivehorse Implementing SAP IBP - Rapid time to value (1.27 MB)
Olivehorse Optimise the Optimiser (533.29 KB)
Establishing the Digital Core for Real-Time Materials Management and Operations with SAP S/4HANA (4.21 MB)

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