Executive Summary

Shibui-IT™ is a Software tool that can extract, transfer and load any form of customer Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) & Customer Relationship Management (CRM) data through the Shibui-IT™ Advanced Connector (SAC) into a Shibui-IT™ databank to create custom Business Intelligence (BI) reports anytime and anywhere.


  • will help to better monitor the execution of the company’s product and service strategies with easy-to-use ad hoc available BI reports and replaces the manual and time/cost consuming once-only use analysis reports.

  • links and integrates CRM data from SalesForce.com and Excel spreadsheets with supply chain and financial data from any common ERP data source.

  • is available as a SaaS (Software as a Service) solution for On-Premise server or Cloud platform.

Configurations – Key Options

Shibui-IT™ is an advanced analytics and forecasting BI suite that produces more accurate forecasts and pipelines to make sales planning a collaborative and effective addition to any Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process.

Shibui-IT™ will create and deliver ad hoc and customized key performance indices (KPI) reports for business, operations and management reviews.

k•d•m semi consulting commits a fast deployment and guarantees an immediate return of investment by increasing the companies profitability.

Shibui-IT™ is offered in two specifications: Basic and Advanced (as shown)

Organizational Model
Basic - Sales Advanced - All Functions
  • Central system and continuous planning
  • Planning process
  • Trend planning
  • Free aggregate planning
  • Plan versioning
  • Matrix planning, e.g. Global acting customer vs. regional goals
  • Multi KPI support
  • Various planning requirements
  • Comment functionality
  • Daily Change management
  • Billing, Backlog
  • Actual/Plan comparison
  • Plan differences
  • Self-service approach
  • Time granularity by month
  • Sales-Opportunity-Tracking, Backorder, Business Plan, Market data, Leads, FAE Support, Samples, Sales Prices
  • Channel Reporting, Business Development, Product Lifecycle, Sales compensation
  • Operational to Strategic Reporting
  • Sales Price Analysis, Currency analysis, Sales-Opportunity-Revenue-Projection
  • Dashboard, Report Broadcaster
  • Time granularity by day
Master Data
  • Ownership by customer and product
  • Extend further aggregates
  • Define aggregates by planner
  • Historical Views
  • Master Data Harmonization
  • Customer Role Concepts
Productivity Improvement
7 - 12 %
15 - 20 %

Market Supremacy – Highlights

  • Shibui-IT™ is based on cutting-edge Hardware (HW) and Software (SW) platforms

    → Collaboration with market leaders such as Microsoft and XLCubed

  • Proven track-record of implemented Shibui-IT™- methodologies 

    → Leap frog evolution of existing business solutions

  • Fast and efficient software deployment

    → Shibui-IT™ Smart Connector (SAC) allows easy connection to data sources

  • Customizable to business requirements

    → Business defines technical requirements for Shibui-IT™

  • Shibui-IT™ service is purchased on a subscription basis 

    → Pay what is required

  • SaaS for cloud and on-premise installation

    → HW is outsourced and SW is hosted

  • Seasoned consulting experts and on-site support

    → k•d•m values are founded on experience gained in the Semiconductor & IT industry

  • Strong partnership

    → k•d•m partners with a global network of IT experts and Business professionals

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Return of Invest – Pay Off

  • Ad hoc profitability improvement

    → Risk management monitoring, cost controlling: Sales Prices - Currency - Stock Levels

  • Investment attraction

    → Provides due diligence to assess company’s true value

  • Board of Directors Reviews

    → Focus on the real story instead of spending time on getting the data

  • Executive Outlook

    → Link strategic business planning with tactical operational planning

  • Product life cycle support

    → Align product investments with customer application needs

  • Customer focus

    → Sales team links the customer needs with the company business goal

  • Proactive operations

    → Consensus-based planning quality will improve operations efficiency

  • Compensation management

    → Transparent, non-contradictory and business-focused Sales Compensation

  • Company visibility

    → Estimate future performance, benchmark with market competitiveness

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