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Blog Business Predictions For 2020
15th December 2020

Business Predictions For 2020

Written by Les Brookes, CEO of Oliver Wight EAME 1. Taking visibility beyond the Human Eye The volume and complexity of data organisations now have to process is far more than can be dealt with, without the aid of technology. And as technology drives greater understanding of data, business lea...


Blog FC Company Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey
15th December 2020

FC Company Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey

By Liam Harrington and Anne Marie Kilkenny, Associates at Oliver Wight FC Company background information The FC Company is a global business based in Rotterdam. It specialises in premium baking ingredients. Turnover is €6bn. The business has a matrix structure. There are 3 divisions: C...


Blog FC Company Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey – Part 7
15th December 2020

FC Company Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey – Part 7

By Liam Harrington and Anne Marie Kilkenny, Associates at Oliver Wight In our privileged position we get to be both part of the change that clients go through and also to observe it as an outsider. As a result we have decades of experience of what change involves and also what affects people&rsqu...


Blog Healing healthcare: Future-proofing your master data
15th December 2020

Healing healthcare: Future-proofing your master data

Written by Gary Connors, Partner at Oliver Wight EAME Why does the healthcare industry struggle with data accuracy? Steve Rowntree and I, both Oliver Wight Partners, have a particular interest in this topic having spent a significant portion of our careers in the industry wrestling with the issue...


Blog FC Company Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey – Part 2
15th December 2020

FC Company Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey – Part 2

By Liam Harrington and Anne Marie Kilkenny, Associates at Oliver Wight We’re now 3 weeks in and getting the design teams underway. This is a very important task, as well as a critical role in developing an Integrated Business Planning process that will work effectively at FC. The design tea...


Blog Case study: Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon
15th December 2020

Case study: Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon

Throughout our 50-year history as business transformation specialists, we’ve worked tens of dozens of companies from across a spectrum of sectors, including chemical, pharmaceutical and manufacturing, helping to elevate performance, motivate cultural change and enable sustainable success. In D...


Blog Is IBP your primary planning process?
15th December 2020

Is IBP your primary planning process?

By Andy Walker, Partner at Oliver Wight EAME Recently, I have been working with several healthcare businesses, which are all struggling with the same issue. Despite having developed and implemented an Integrated Business Planning (IBP) process, they are continuing to run a separate quarterly fore...


Blog Redefining the new ‘normal’: Agile responses in uncertain conditions
15th December 2020

Redefining the new ‘normal’: Agile responses in uncertain conditions

By Oliver Wight Partner, Gary Connors We all know the theory; safety stock is calculated using a formula that includes the variability of the demand, the reliability of supply and the desired customer service. But what happens when conventional wisdom no longer applies and doing what you’ve...


Blog Managing change with Integrated Tactical Planning
15th December 2020

Managing change with Integrated Tactical Planning

By Oliver Wight Partner, Dawn Howarth There is no doubt that the coronavirus crisis has sparked a rise in armchair critics across the world with people quick to either commend or criticise their governments on the action plans put in place to attempt to respond quickly and effectively. These crit...


Blog FC Company Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey – Part 3
15th December 2020

FC Company Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey – Part 3

By Liam Harrington and Anne Marie Kilkenny, Associates at Oliver Wight If you read the last blog you’ll know that we hit a bit of a delay while the Integrated Business Planning design teams were finalised. There were some last minute changes and swaps but now we’re into it! There has ...