β€œAs you stand atop Everest’s summit, what words would capture the essence of your emotions in that breath-taking moment?” was our icebreaker question at the event:Β “The Journey Towards IBP: Do We Need Roadmaps or Sherpas?” I was inspired by Monday’s iBsing pioneers call led byΒ Alpaslan Keser, where we explored the parallels between a successful Everest […]

Attention IBP/S&OP practitioners! Get ready for the most thrilling adventure yet! Move over “Everest,” “K2,” and “Seven Years in Tibet” because we’re about to embark on a blockbuster journey like no other. Join us on Monday, May 22nd from 4-5pm CET for the 43rd iBsing pioneers as we set out to conquer the summit of […]

While many consultants and experts claim that π‘°π’π’•π’†π’ˆπ’“π’‚π’•π’†π’… π‘©π’–π’”π’Šπ’π’†π’”π’” π‘·π’π’‚π’π’π’Šπ’π’ˆ (𝑰𝑩𝑷) cannot succeed without full commitment and mandate from the π‘ͺ-𝑳𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒍 𝒃𝒐𝒂𝒓𝒅, I beg to differ. In our recent iBsing pioneers Meeting, we discussed how to overcome the common challenges and pitfalls of IBP, including shadow behaviours that undermine the process. One of the breakout […]

Last week’s 42nd iBsing pioneers call featured a 5-minute icebreaker session in which around 20 Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) practitioners shared their experiences with “shadow behaviours” commonly encountered in IBP. After analyzing these behaviours, a straightforward solution has been confirmed: π‘°π’π’•π’†π’ˆπ’“π’‚π’•π’†π’… π‘©π’–π’”π’Šπ’π’†π’”π’” π‘Ίπ’†π’π’”π’Šπ’π’ˆ (π’Šπ‘©π’”π’Šπ’π’ˆ). This structured approach nurtures consciousness […]

Investing in Integrated Business Planning (IBP) system solutions can be incredibly valuable. These solutions have the potential to significantly increase transparency, automation, efficiency, decision-making, and overall business performance… …but… …it’s important not to overlook the importance of the “human sensor network”. IBP experts often have a deep understanding of how different parts of an organization […]

“Shadow behaviours” can be a major cause of dysfunction in organizations. But which one is the most critical to address? In our next iBsing pioneers call, we’ll be exploring this topic and discussing how we can shift from these negative behaviours to our “best selves.” To kick off the conversation, I’d like to know your […]

Three years ago, I embarked on a journey with the vision of developing “Integrated Business Sensing (iBsing)” as a complementary framework to the Integrated Business Planning (IBP) process. While IBP is focused on process capabilities, system capabilities, and people competencies, the iBsing framework emphasizes behavioural aspects. I am grateful to see many IBP practitioners join […]


One Set of Numbers

Last week’s iBsing call was an inspiring experience, starting with an insightful teaser byΒ Neil MacLeodΒ on “One Set of Numbers,” followed by fantastic breakout sessions that delivered amazing insights. One Set of Numbers After analysis of the material developed in the 20-minute breakout session, I’d like to share my three key conclusions: What is the BENEFIT? […]

Yesterday’s iBsing call brought together IBP experts from various companies and posed an interesting question: “What phrase best describes IBP (maximum 5 words)?” I was impressed by the insightful responses generated in just 2 minutes. What’s your favorite description, or do you have another one to add? Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is… 1.Β Β Β Β Β Strategic in nature […]


CEO Wanted!

Recently, a new LinkedIn connection asked me how C-Level leaders are reacting to the purpose statement in my profile, “Holding space for consciousness in business to nurture team engagement and boost performance!” Here’s my take: Fortunately, CEO is not the abbreviation for β€œCowardly, Egocentric, Old-fogyish”. I have had the pleasure of meeting many C-Level executives […]