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Integrated Business Planning Fills the Gap Between Strategic Planning and S&OP

Published: 29 May 2008

ID: G00157655

Analyst(s): Tim Payne


Historically, sales and operations planning has failed to link strategic plans to operational plans. Integrated business planning is evolving as a means to fill this planning gap. We examine what IBP is and where it fits in relation to S&OP and corporate performance management.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Background
  • The Operationalization of S&OP
  • The Emergence of Integrated Business Planning

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