Integrated Business Planning (IBP)

Align your decisions to accelerate execution and deliver strategy—with Oliver Wight Integrated Business Planning Powered by Board.

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Align your decisions to accelerate execution and deliver strategy—with Oliver Wight Integrated Business Planning Powered by Board.

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Move your business forward with enhanced IBP performance.

Ready to accelerate operational excellence, unlock consistent performance, and achieve faster growth? Look no further than Oliver Wight Integrated Business Planning Powered by Board.

Realize your organization's IBP vision with a holistic solution combining Oliver Wight's industry-leading Class A implementation change management processes with Board software. Fully align people, processes, and technology and embed IBP and its benefits for years to come.

Enhance your IBP process

  • Cross-functional, analytics-driven IBP across operations, supply chain, and finance.
  • Class A standard IBP process from Oliver Wight combined with industry-leading Intelligent Planning from Board.
  • Expert support from start to finish ensures strategic alignment, greater engagement, and reduced risk.

Accelerate your IBP journey

  • Rapid implementation option gets you up and running at lightning speed.
  • Deploy Board in the same timeframe as the process education and design.
  • Ongoing Oliver Wight health check support post implementation.

Join industry-leading organizations transforming with IBP.

Leverage capabilities and features you require.
And then some.

  • Track performance versus the business plan and strategy, analyze complex data, and build and manage scenarios across portfolio, demand, and supply.
  • Understand project volume, revenue, cost, and profitability across the business.
  • Visualize changes to assumptions and their impacts on your plan.
  • Write back to your system of record.
  • Model vulnerabilities and opportunities in your scenario analysis.
  • Highlight gaps and issues along with recommendations to best manage them.
  • Manage and track decisions and actions.
  • Embed and empower organizational roles and responsibilities.
  • Document and control IBP process workflow.
  • Surface trends and manage KPIs.
  • Produce one-page summaries.
  • Orchestrate and sustain Integrated Business Planning transformation.
  • Run your IBP process review from the software to eliminate time-consuming information deck preparation.
  • Customize out-of-the-box standard visualizations to suit your needs.

  • Product/portfolio strategy, targets, and priorities.
  • Innovation funnel.
  • Product Master Plan.
  • Product/Portfolio Management.
  • Critical resource plan.

  • Sales and marketing strategy, targets, and priorities.
  • Unconstrained demand plan for the defined IBP horizon.
  • Receive demand from multiple external systems.
  • Overlay assumptions for trade promotion, strategic pricing, customer/channel adjustments, and management ADJs.
  • Integration with AI/ML for demand alignment.

  • Supply chain strategy, targets, and priorities.
  • Supply, procurement, and inventory plans for the defined IBP horizon.
  • Incorporate 3rd party supply.
  • Critical resource planning.
  • Flex capacity scenario evaluation.

  • Rough-cut P&L for the defined IBP horizon.
  • Gap to business plan and strategy including business priorities.
  • Gap-closing options modeled and recommendations produced.
  • Capex management incorporated.
  • Scenario planning.
  • Integrated Reconciliation Issues Tracker.

  • Strategic target and priority setting.
  • Materiality & decisions required.
  • Standard decision templates.

  • Technology designed to conform with the Oliver Wight IBP Proven Path.
  • Pre-built dashboards.
  • Customizable capsules.
  • Complete planning control in an easy, unified environment.
  • Supports advanced AI and ML.
  • Predictive planning and forecasting.

Delivered through experiences users crave.

The only purpose-built IBP solution featuring a Product Portfolio Review that includes a Product Master Plan, innovation funnel, and critical resource planning.

Unlimited category builds for complete portfolio visibility and better decision making.

Easy-to-use interface for assumption-based scenarios.

Closed loop management for team collaboration and interaction.

Packaged for rapid time to value.

Oliver Wight consulting and education

Industry-leading expertise implemented by thousands of organizations.

Board Intelligent Planning Platform

Preconfigured to meet 70% of your IBP requirements from the start—with the flexibility to customize.

Specialist implementation services

Configure and tailor the solution to fully align with your company's unique requirements.

Brought to you by a powerful partnership.

  • Global leader servicing over 75% of the F500.
  • 50 years of transformational excellence.
  • UK’s Leading Management Consultants (Financial Times 2021 - 23).
  • Consultancy.uk Top Consultancy Firm 2023.
  • 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ Leader for Financial Planning Software.
  • Microsoft Partner of the Year, ISV Category, Local Swiss Award.
  • G2 Crowd Leader in 15 Categories.
  • TrustRadius Top Rated in 8 Categories.

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