Gartner Research

SAP's Supply Chain Management Strategy and Offerings

Published: 17 June 2009

ID: G00165097

Analyst(s): Tim Payne , Andrew White , C. Klappich

Summary

SAP continues to develop its SCM vision, which emphasizes alignment between customers' business strategies and SAP's support for these strategies. SAP's SCM vision is strong; however, users must be specific about what they need support. Supply chain complexity and process innovation isn't universally supported across the suite.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • What You Need to Know
  • Introduction
    • Product Strategy
    • The Growing Importance of Business Intelligence to Users of Business Applications
    • SCM Product Ratings
    • Strategic Initiatives
    • Market Strategy
    • Technology Strategy
    • Ecosystem Strategy
    • Industry Strategy
  • SAP APO (Core SCP)
    • Product Strategy
    • Strengths
    • Challenges
    • Competition
    • Consider This Product When
    • Consider Alternatives When
  • SAP SNC
    • Product Strategy
    • Strengths
    • Challenges
    • Competition
    • Consider This Product When
    • Consider Alternatives When
  • SAP Event Management
    • Product Strategy
    • Strengths
    • Challenges
    • Competition
    • Consider This Product When
    • Consider Alternatives When
  • SAP EWM
    • Product Strategy
    • Strengths
    • Challenges
    • Competition
    • Consider This Product When
    • Consider Alternatives When
  • SAP TM
    • Product Strategy
    • Strengths
    • Challenges
    • Competition
    • Consider This Product When
    • Consider Alternatives When
  • SAP GTS
    • Product Strategy
    • Strengths
    • Challenges
    • Competition
    • Consider This Product When
    • Consider Alternatives When
  • SAP SPP
    • Product Strategy
    • Strengths
    • Challenges
    • Competition
    • Consider This Product When
    • Consider Alternatives When
    • Competition
    • Consider This Product When
    • Consider Alternatives When
  • RFID and Sensory Network Support
    • Product Strategy
    • Strengths
    • Challenges
    • Competition
    • Consider This Product When
    • Consider Alternatives When
  • MDM
    • Product Strategy
    • Strengths
    • Challenges
    • Competition
    • Consider This Product When
    • Consider Alternatives When
  • Sales and Operations Planning
    • Product Strategy
    • Strengths
    • Challenges
    • Competition
    • Consider This Product When
    • Consider Alternatives When
  • Retail SCP
    • Product Strategy
    • Strengths
    • Challenges
    • Competition
    • Consider This Product When
    • Consider Alternatives When

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