SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP)

Simplify Planning and Execution. Speed time-to-market.


What is SAP IBP?

Supply chains are becoming more complex as businesses expand globally and diversify their products and services. Changing customer expectations put great pressure on enterprises to accelerate their time-to-market. This results in countless challenges in supply chain planning and execution:

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Insufficient data analytics and reporting tools

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Volatile market conditions and complex logistics

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Fragmented systems with multiple information silos

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Planning and execution gaps

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Multi-faceted data models

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Lack of customer centricity

SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP), which is powered by SAP HANA, is a cloud-based next-generation planning solution that can help overcome these key challenges and enable organizations ensure smooth and efficient supply chain and planning processes. SAP IBP provides a paradigm of efficiency. Essentially, it allows companies to leverage dashboards in real-time and get deeper insights into predictive analytics. The solution was designed to improve efficiency, accuracy, and speed as a result of getting, organizing, and analyzing significantly large amounts of data with ease.

With this cloud based solution, it is possible to fulfill a customer’s future demands as a result of being able to manage supply chain in real-time. SAP IBP integrates capabilities for demand, response and supply, inventory, and sales and operations.

SAP IBP consists of the following five modules


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Deployment on Cloud

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Real-time information on scenarios

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Social collaboration

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Strong predictive analytic capabilities


SAP IBP enables companies to optimize their strategic value. It allows for innovative strategies uniquely positioned to empower supply chains.

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End-to-end supply chain visibility

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Harmonized process and optimal collaboration

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Address cross-functional and critical business decisions

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Alignment and integration of planning and execution

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Efficient change management

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Availability of information to all stakeholders

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Cost-effective and quick customer service

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Instant reactions to changes and demand

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Improved decision making throughout the entire supply chain


Intrigo Advantage

Re-engineering your supply chain with IBP requires intensive knowledge and expertise. Intrigo has the people, tools, processes and experience to take your project to completion with minimal disruption to your day-to-day operations.

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SAP IBP launch partner

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First partner to implement SAP IBP

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Developed agile-based methodology for SAP IBP

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Maximum number of IBP implementations

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Most customer references

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Investment in private cloud environments

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Offshore delivery and support for IBP

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Global partnership with SAP for development and testing

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Deployed and shaped S&OP on HANA

What kind of work have we already done?

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Johns Manville

Time to value realization in 12 weeks

Learn how Johns Manville (JM) leveraged Intrigo’s IBP S&OP solution, powered by SAP. JM is a widely known name in the roofing and insulation industry. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, JM has juxtaposed innovation and sustainability in manufacturing residential and commercial insulation, commercial roofing, mechanical insulation and materials and engineered products (for other manufacturers’ products and applications) since 1858.

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Corning Environmental Technologies (CET)

Harmonizing demand supply to a digital future

Corning is a game changer in the new Glass Age. Headquartered in New York, Corning Inc. has been offering specialized services in the areas of advanced optics, display technologies, environmental technologies, life sciences, optical communications, pharmaceutical technologies. Learn how CET leveraged the SAP IBP S&OP module to create a centralized demand planning and supply planning process.

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Learn how Yazaki Corporation enhanced its planning and forecasting using Intrigo’s IBP S&OP solution.

Yazaki Corporation ranks among the largest worldwide automotive suppliers, with a focus on wire harnesses, instruments and components, such as – connectors and terminals. The company is headquartered in Japan, however they have a global presence. Yazaki leveraged the IBP S&OP tool for providing one set of numbers for the entire organization.


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Pete Mangan, CFO at Oclaro, describes the business challenges his team was facing and how Intrigo was able to help with its expertise in SAP IBP, Ariba, S/4, and MII.

At the 2018 SAPPHIRENOW/ASUG conference, Oclaro's Senior Director of Global IT, Steve LeFevre, shares how collaborating with Intrigo was the key to their implementation of SAP S/4 on a global basis.


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