The update includes improved “what-if” scenario and simulation capabilities, network planning visualization and analytics, and certified SAP adapters. The new features are available via the cloud. The integrated platform is the product of E2open’s acquisition of icon-scm, allowing for end-to-end decision-making, said company president and chief executive officer Mark Woodward. Modules within Planning and Response include Scenario Management, for fast in-memory creation and comparison of planning scenarios; What-If Simulation, with impact analysis of demand, supply and master data scenarios; Network Visualization and Analytics, with plan visualization across the extended trading network; and SAP-Certified ERP Adapters, providing seamless connectivity with the data hub. Pre-defined and easily extensible validation rules on master and transaction entities allow for efficient data cleansing, E2open said.