Recently, Forecast Collaboration was rebranded to Planning Collaboration. In this course, you may see Planning Collaboration referred to as Forecast Collaboration. They are considered interchangeable.
What is Planning Collaboration?
Forecasting is the process of making predictions of the future based on past and present data and most commonly by analysis of trends and the market demand.
Planning Collaboration is the process for collecting and reconciling the information from diverse sources inside and outside the company; to come up with a single unified statement of demand.
In SAP Business Network Supply Chain Collaboration, buyers send out an order forecast of potential purchase quantities and suppliers confirm and commit against those quantities.
Configuration Tasks for Planning Configuration
Most configuration tasks take place in SAP ERP and SAP S/4HANA. SAP Business Network provides the capability to assign transaction rules that are specific to Planning Collaboration to different sets of supplier or supplier groups.
|SAP Business Network||SAP Integration Suite, Managed gateway||SAP ERP and SAP S4/HANA|
|Set transaction Rules for suppliers||N/A|
Implement BAdIs (Business Add-Ins)
Run Planning Collaboration Report