#28 – Integrated Business Planning with Debbie Climer

In Algo Podcast Episode 28, Debbie Climer and Amjad Hussain discuss Integrated Business Planning.

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0:00 Episode Preview
0:21 Introduction
2:06 Integrated Business Planning (IBP)
6:17 IBP strategies & processes
9:30 IBP vs. S&OP
11:34 Components of IBP
15:39 Supply Chain IBP Considerations
17:56 Integrated Reconciliation & Management Business Review
18:19 IBP Tools
21:06 Is IBP relevant for every company?
23:25 Where IBP starts & ends
24:42 Balancing IBP & other methodologies
27:09 Supply Chain & Finance KPIs
28:21 IBP Organizational Ownership
32:34 IBP at European Subsidiaries of US Companies
35:40 Prerequisites Needed to Implement IBP
38:50 Data needed to implement IBP
41:38 Levels of granularity needed & efficient hierarchies for S&OP and IBP
46:38 IBP Methodology Best Practices & Vendor Evaluation Processes
52:22 Supply plans ​​≠ demand plans
56:21 Order Management
58:33 Using both Excel & IBP tools
1:02:20 Tool Selection Process & Considerations
1:09:14 Forecast & Inventory Accuracy
1:13:48 Defining Success with IBP

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portrait of Amjad Hussain, one of the author for Algo podcast and the CEO of Algo


Combining human centered AI with deep domain expertise, Algo’s analytics enriched supply chain intelligence platform helps suppliers and retailers plan, collaborate, simulate and execute a more efficient supply chain.

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