Why Your Business Should be Using Plan to Profit

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The advent of the Internet, not to mention a wide variety of software programs, has completely altered the way that business can be conducted in any market. Previously, the Order-to-Cash method was king, but with the information that’s now at our fingertips because of technology, a Plan-to-Profit approach is not only possible, but preferred. Here are a few reasons why your business should be using a Plan-to-Profit approach.

Better Information

The software that comes with a Plan-to-Profit approach should give you a world of information that businesses may not have previously had access to. The amount of information can be overwhelming at first, but a strong database, a good analytics solution and a good partner will help you get the most out of your data to get to the relevant factors. A Plan-to-Profit approach should give you everything you ever wanted to know about sales, inventory, and marketing, so that nothing is a mystery, allowing you to make any changes necessary to ensure your business is maximizing its potential profits.


We live in a fast-paced world, and sometimes you need to make a decision in the time it takes to click a mouse. For situations like this, you need to be set up with a Plan-to-Profit approach to business. You’ll be able to analyze situations in real time and make educated decisions about things that affect your business in a real way. To make this kind of decision-making possible, you need to have Plan-to-Profit, because if you’re waiting for things to play out, you’re going to get left behind.

Double Check Your Work

The Plan-to-Profit approach is set up in a way that makes it easy to double check everything so that nothing slips through the cracks. In today’s world, no detail is too small to be overlooked, and by having a method in place that will double check everything you do, you will guarantee that nothing gets forgotten or overlooked. This allows you to minimize your mistakes and ensure that you always make the right move, helping your business maximize its efficiency.


To learn more about Plan-to-Profit and Microsoft Dynamics AX, contact I.B.I.S., Inc. or call (770) 368-4000 today!

Russell Goble

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As the Director of Industry Solutions, Russ directs product vision, engineering and product management for the Advanced Supply Chain Software solution (ASCS). Leads partner channel engagement and insures that I.B.I.S. and Sonata are the premiere Microsoft Global Independent Software Vendors (GISV) for distributors, retailers and manufacturers. He has nineteen years in enterprise software, eleven of those years enabling customers to succeed with vertically focused Dynamics AX solutions. Russ resides with his wife and 3 children, enjoying grilling, raising those kids, and having uninterrupted conversations with his wife after they go to bed.

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