The Purpose of Integrated Business Planning

There are many discussions on what S&OP and IBP is. Lately, there are even more discussion on the difference between S&OP and IBP. Check out http://ibpnews.wordpress.com/2011/04/30/the-difference-between-sop-and-ibp/ for 7 different blogs on this topic only. But did any of these bloggers ask the simple existential IBP question; what is the purpose of IBP? If you, confronted with this question, jump up and start talking about improved … Continue reading The Purpose of Integrated Business Planning