SAP IBP for Supply Chain Control Tower – Intelligent analysis
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By: Ben Heydahosa - December 20th, 2021

Authored by: Tianye Wang  

SAP IBP for Supply Chain Control Tower – Intelligent Analysis

Supply chain control tower (SCCT) integrates and structures the real-time information across functions, enabling the companies to identify, evaluate and manage their supply chain effectively. SCCT offers end-to-end transparency and real-time visibility for risks and opportunities in the supply chain network. It also provides a channel for root-cause analysis through collaboration and process management.


IBP Control Tower can help users in three ways

1. Global supply chain visualization

SAP SCCT provides end-to-end visibility and control of the supply chain by using Analytics and Dashboards functions, translating the massive amount of data into useful information for different roles and processes. In addition, SAP IBP Control Tower is designed as an overarching analytics solution and a key enabler of Collaboration by connecting IBP planning applications and SAP Business Network, which increase supply chain agility.




2. Exception Management

SAP SCCT contains Alert management with drill-down ability, guiding the user from insight to action. This guidance can take the form of alerts that indicate a potential supply chain disruption. Besides, the alerts can leverage predefined KPIs or the company’s own set of data and conditions. Companies can setup Procedure Playbooks to deal with unforeseen events, by using their internal best practices and guidelines for solving supply chain planning issues, procedure playbooks can contain a detailed description of the issues, the root cause and the necessary steps and action to be taken to bring the supply chain system back to normal




3. Navigation and actions

After diagnosing and investigating the issues, the response planner can set up a Case Management to assign, track, and manage the problem, seamlessly orchestrate the resolution. Enablement of contextual navigation through SAP systems to provide forecast analysis, what-if simulation, and exception resolution, which will allow visibility and control through the supply chain network.





Why you need a Control Tower – Benefits



How can Krypt help you?

Krypt is an SAP preferred partner and has assisted in the success of global businesses across industries & geographies. We have helped businesses through the successful integration & implementation of SAP IBP, SAP GTS, SAP TM & SAP EWM. If your organization regularly requires to plan supply chain activities on a weekly or monthly basis in advance, then Krypt can help you implement/integrate SAP IBP to quickly analyze & respond to any scenario in near real-time using an informed decision.

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