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A method to generate a strategic business plan to improve operations, and to closely monitor various performance measures of an enterprise. This is accomplished employing a more comprehensive approach to maximizing profitability, increasing revenue, and explicitly considering risk. In particular, the method extends supply chain management using financial management considerations, extends financial management using supply chain management considerations, employs supply chain management techniques to improve financial management, and employs financial management techniques to improve supply chain management. The method uses information and models derived from at least one of the following business processes: accounting; cash management; funds management, financing, profitability analysis, risk management, loan management, treasury management, investments management, business development, order management, demand planning and forecasting, procurement, production planning, inventory management, transportation and distribution, and supply chain design.

Title
Method for integrated supply chain and financial management
Application Number
9/534715
Publication Number
6671673 (B1)
Application Date
March 24, 2000
Publication Date
December 30, 2003
Inventor
William Grey
Millwood
NY, US
Robert Baseman
Brewster
NY, US
Agent
Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C
US
Agent
Stephen C Kaufman
US
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G06F 17/60
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