SAP Ariba & SAP IBP Integration

A unified digital ecosystem to enhance supply chain visibility in manufacturing


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How Fingent Helps

Business leaders in the manufacturing industry seek to gain visibility across the entire supply-and-demand landscape to gather new insights, identify opportunities, automate processes, remove uncertainties, and gain new efficiencies. This is where the tight integration between SAP Ariba and SAP IBP comes to your rescue. Connecting the two solutions delivers a true end-to-end supply chain platform.

While SAP Ariba allows you to streamline the supply chain, SAP IBP (Integrated Business Planning) helps you improve forecasts, predict demands, and bring a more integrated approach to sales and operations planning. Partnering with Fingent to implement an integrated SAP Ariba and SAP IBP solution can help you improve operations across your enterprise.

Our Ariba & IBP Integration Services

Fingent takes a “customer-first” approach to understand your current business processes and help you find out ways to improve them. We will evaluate how the realigned set of processes can sync with the new IBP- Ariba integrated environment to deliver improved value to your organization. Through precise and faster analysis, we develop the case for moving your business to the new integrated SAP platform.

We are an SAP Co-innovation Partner with a strong experience in system integration. We help you integrate SAP Ariba and SAP IBP with your SAP or non-SAP systems, based on your specific requirements. We can assist you with the configuration of custom solutions and implement additional tools to boost collaboration and enhance data transparency across the enterprise.

Integrating SAP Ariba with SAP IBP will digitalize and optimize processes in the manufacturing supply chain. Executing this integration in the manufacturing vertical results in enhanced supply chain visibility, improved compliance, better product cost management, faster time to market, innovation, real-time collaboration with suppliers, and rapid sourcing of materials and services on a single platform.

Using our framework for innovation and rapid delivery, as well as industry-specific templates and accelerators, we simplify and speed up your transformation to the SAP Ariba and IBP suite. Fingent aims to build an intelligent demand-driven supply chain for manufacturing businesses that can improve your forecast accuracy, reduce cycle time, avoid excess stock in and stock out, and minimize manual errors.

Why innovate your business with us

Consistent high-quality results with robust agile teams and dedicated QA practices

Highly cost-effective and best-of-breed solutions with no last minute surprises

Transparent project management with maximum adherence to deadlines

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By initiating your project with Fingent, you get a dedicated and skilled team backing you up round-the-clock. All our processes are customer-oriented, designed to reduce the cost of business operations, address IT resourcing challenges, and offer you a competitive edge. We start with a deep analysis of your requirements and continue our relationship with post-launch support and updates.


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SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain is a next-generation planning application that offers a truly integrated planning process for businesses to align themselves with profitable solutions. Powered by the in-memory computing platform SAP HANA, SAP IBP enables businesses to respond quickly to the new market expectations and forecast demands based on real-time information from their extended value chain. It unifies sales and operations planning within an enterprise to balance inventory, service levels, and profitability.

SAP Ariba provides the world’s largest business network, cloud procurement solutions, and innovative business models for direct spend, including supply chain collaboration with trading partners. SAP Ariba creates direct, intelligent connections between your business and your suppliers as well as targeted solution providers that will help you optimize and transform how you communicate, collaborate, and get your work done.

Ariba Network is the world’s largest B2B network that allows buyers and suppliers to collaborate on a dynamic, digital marketplace. It allows buyers and suppliers to collaborate on transactions, strengthen relationships, and identify new business opportunities.

In simple words, demand planning refers to managing and planning for customer demand. Supply planning is about managing and planning the inventory supply to meet customer demand. Demand planning refers to forecasting consumer demand for a product or service well ahead of time and is usually associated with sales. It’s closely related to supply planning also since your business needs to ensure that you have enough supplies to meet the demand. In fact, demand forecasting allows you to maintain the supply levels properly.

Integrating SAP IBP with SAP Ariba makes way for a co-innovated supply chain collaboration that can provide greater visibility into your business’s demand and supply landscape. By improving their supply chain planning and execution processes with integrated business planning (IBP) and advanced supplier collaboration capabilities (Ariba), discrete manufacturers can achieve intelligent enterprise transformation.

SAP Ariba Solutions for Direct Spend enables us to connect the people, partners, processes, and information required for managing the complete design-to-deliver activities in a simple, smart, and open way. SAP Ariba Solutions for Direct Spend can be integrated seamlessly with PLM, ERP, and SAP Integrated Business Planning. This kind of integration can unlock a world of benefits including faster time to market and time to volume, quick and accurate sourcing, effective supplier collaboration, better product cost management, stronger compliance, and entire supply chain visibility.