Join us for the delaware SAP IBP Customer Event

Have you heard whispers about the power of cloud solution Integrated Business Planning to enhance the value-driven reach of Sales & Operations? Are you ready to streamline your S&OP processes, but the specific steps are still unclear? Have you been searching for the right tool to integrate data from your different departments and implement the functional capabilities needed to overcome your S&OP hurdles? Then come to the delaware SAP IBP Customer Event on March 27.

This event showcases how SAP IBP provides proven cloud solutions to tackle all your S&OP challenges.

  • Our morning session is informative, providing a thorough understanding of what IBP offers, how it is deployed and how it can be customized to overcome S&OP obstacles and empower a new level of business maturity.
  • The afternoon session focuses on a hands-on S&OP Business Game where participants experience how SAP IBP works in an actual business environment. (seats are limited)

Register and discover how delaware and SAP IBP can help you unlock the hidden potential in your S&OP processes.


Date: March 27, 2018


Venue: Ghelamco Arena,

Ottergemsesteenweg Zuid 808,

9000 Ghent


Parking is available at parking Kaasboer near the stadium.

Registrations are closed for this event, we are looking forward to meeting you at one of our upcoming events.


Dive into the delaware topics and get to know the speakers by clicking the titles below. Register for the morning introductory session, the afternoon S&OP Business Game, or both. You can also request a spot to meet our experts

Register by sending an e-mail to in which you communicate the session(s) you would like to attend. 

SAP IBP Discovery sessions: 9:00 - 13:30
(click for details)

SAP IBP Discovery sessions: 9:00 - 13:30
(click for details)

09:00 - 09:30 Registration

09:30 - 10:00 Welcome and Introduction to SAP IBP

Nicolas Maes (manager & solution lead) and Jonathan de Brouwer (senior manager)

Discover in a nutshell what makes SAP IBP, the cloud-based supply chain planning solution, the perfect tool for streamlining S&OP processes.

10:00 - 10:30 SAP IBP Roadmap

Frederik Baeyens (manager) and Luc Masquelin (lead expert)

This session provides a 360° overview of SAP Integrated Business Planning and its major components - SAP Supply Chain Control TowerS&OP, inventorydemand and response and supply.

We will reflect back on earlier SAP tools such as APO and SOP in ECC, and explain how SAP IBP fits in the overall SAP landscape and S/4HANA vision. You will learn how this cloud based tool is connected to ERP systems via the SAP Cloud Platform, and get a sneak preview into the development pipeline of SAP IBP.

10:30 - 11:00 Break

Time for a quick cup of coffee or tea to refuel for the next sessions and discuss IBP with like-minded peers.

11:00 - 11:30 IBP as Business Enabler

Jean-Fabien Van Innis (senior manager) and Kristof De Backer (manager)
In this session you will learn how SAP IBP can increase the potential behind your S&OP process. SAP has devised an intuitive user interface, and the cloud solution opens new methods for collaboration. Its flexible approach allows you to plan at aggregated levels, with deep-dive potential for every occasion.
Discover how all relevant data is just a click away - Integrated KPIs and reports are instantly available, based on the SCOR model or your own insights and can even be consulted via mobile devices.
We truly believe this new approach will amaze you and help you to understand why we see SAP IBP as a breakthrough system that enables companies to mature from S&OP to Integrated Business Planning.

11:30 - 12:00 Value driven S&OP

Nicolas Maes (manager & solution lead) and Evelien Vanhooren (solution lead finance)

Introduce yourself to the delaware vision of a “truly smart S&OP” and see how a quantity driven S&OP process can be turned into a value driven process. Learn how to customize SAP IBP to host an operational P&L scheme, including trade-off cost. Explore the links with other business processes such as cost-to-serve, product costing, controlling and budgeting. In short: discover how to best arrange a marriage between supply chain and finance.

12:00 - 12:30 Customer Testimonial: E2E planning in SAP IBP at Agristo

Tim Daam (S&OP manager Agristo)

Agristo is a fast-growing producer of deep frozen potato products. We have all consumed our share of the 500 Million kg they added to the market last year. This session breaks down the key planning challenges of Agristo, to help you understand how the E2E planning process - from forecast to raw materials - is hosted in SAP IBP. Via this project, Agristo further developed their S&OP process and successfully engaged new stakeholders.

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

Meet the expert: 12:30 - 13:30
(click for details)

Meet the expert: 12:30 - 13:30
(click for details)

Pick a topic and discuss it with our experts over

lunch time. We will get in contact with you to fix

your appointment.



Value Driven



Application Architecture

S&OP Business Game on SAP IBP: 13:30 - 19:00 (seats are limited for this part - click for details)

S&OP Business Game on SAP IBP: 13:30 - 19:00 (seats are limited for this part - click for details)

13:30 - 15:00 S&OP Business Game, Part 1

Kristof De Backer, Jelle Devlaminck, Damaris Castro and Britt Verstraete

Take part in the S&OP Business Game to get first-hand experience in a value driven S&OP process in SAP IBP. 2 to 4 teams of 4 people each will strive for the best profit over 4 S&OP cycles, allowing participants to experience life in the cloud.

15:00 - 15:30 Break

Use this break to digest the day’s new information, or - for the real IT freaks -  dive even deeper into the game.

15:30 - 17:00 S&OP Business Game, Part 2

The Grand Finale….And the Winner Is…!

17:00 - 17:30 Debriefing

Nicolas Maes

Recap of the day’s events, Q and A.

17:30 - 19:00 Closing & drinks

Enjoy a chat and some tapas as you reflect on what you’ve learned and strategize for tomorrow.

Registrations are closed for this event, we are looking forward to meeting you at one of our upcoming events.