Integrated Business Planning

The IBP Tool allows your demand planning team to create consensus-based plans in a collaborative multi-functional process orchestrated through a single platform.

Top-Down / Bottom-Up Planning
Align strategic targets with operations
Reduce cycle time and effort
Single multi-functional planning tool

Business Tasks

  1. Reduce cycle time and effort of forecasting, planning and budgeting
  2. Seamlessly align the strategic plan, the corporate plan, the annual budget and the periodic forecast
  3. Increase accuracy and target achievement with real-time calculations and automatic rollup across plans and reports
  4. Drive a collaborative “picture’” with connected plans across sales, finance and operations
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Functional Components


Demand Forecasting


Volume Building Blocks


Financial Planning


Analytics and Dashboards

Demand Forecasting

Automated baseline sales volume calculation using Holt-Winter method

Staged algorithm includes data clearance, seasonality and trend evaluations

Basic settings have the following options: Period, Planning horizon, Periodic revision

Targeted panel of outlets/clients

Versions and scenarios

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Volume Building Blocks

The mechanism enables flexible planning of sales and calculates the impact of internal or external activities that lead to changes in sales volumes: NPD / Delisting, Cannibalization, Short-term impact, Trade Promo, etc.

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Financial Planning

Sales planning, financial forecasting and budgeting

Revenue planning for company, clients and channels

Consensus Demand Planning for department cooperation

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Analytics and Dashboards

Plan-fact comparison of sales and financial targets




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“Paper management” is dead-end. But nowadays, lack of connectivity between tools and systems creates even more complexity.

Roman Dulesov

Sales Director, LARMEA, JDE

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