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What’s new in SAP IBP 1708?

SAP Integrated Business planning is SAP's new, state-of-the art platform for real-time strategic, tactical and operational integrated supply chain planning – built on SAP HANA, for Cloud deployment. It is developed to deliver integrated, unified planning across sales and operations, demand, inventory, supply and response planning, as well as the supply chain control tower for dashboard analytics and monitoring.

SAP IBP delivers a new paradigm of user experience and efficiency, leveraging real-time dashboards, advanced predictive analytics, interactive simulation, embedded social collaboration and Microsoft Excel-enabled planning tables.

What’s new in SAP IBP 1708?

Every quarter there are functional improvements and the maturity of SAP IBP reaches a new level. Learn more here:

  1. High level overview video:

Apart from the general enhancements in all areas such as performance, configuration, S&OP, demand planning, inventory optimization, supply planning and response and deployment planning, there are 3 key topics regarding enhancements in usability and functionality that I have summarized in this short video (< 3 min)

In-depth information on all enhancements of SAP IBP 1708 can be found in this recorded webinar hosted by SAP IBP Product and Solution Management:


  1. Recorded Webinar (August 15, 2017): What’s New in SAP Integrated Business Planning 1708

With our quarterly webinar series, we provide a comprehensive update on the latest and greatest enhancements of IBP in the newest release for our customers and partners. For that, we bring our product experts on the call to talk about their area, show live demos, answer questions, and provide further information around the upgrades as well as customer influence possibilities.

Our newest recording for the SAP Integrated Business Planning 1708 can be found here:

A summary of all recent and upcoming events and webinars around IBP can be found here:


Important links:

SAP IBP Overview:


Roadmaps: > browse all road maps > products & solutions > Internet of Things and Digital Supply Chain > Supply Chain

SAP IBP Community:


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