Dow AgroSciences IBP

Fortune 50 - Agriculture Division, $7B

Demand Planning w/ Finance & Supply Integration

 
 
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Issues

Previous S&OP software implementation had failed:

  • Poor system reliability resulted in delays of S&OP cycle

  • Low trust in system data

  • Excessive organizational effort spent managing the system data


Solutions

Implemented SAP IBP for S&OP with improved data strategy and change management

  • Robust Change Management strategy involving monthly communication sessions and change impact assessments

  • Extensive Data Strategy revamp focused on syndicating data using HCI

  • Custom configured IBP instance for Demand Gathering and Financial Integration

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benefits

  • 30% Reduced man hours supporting S&OP

  • Greater trust in system data

  • Improved quality in S&OP decisions