Gartner Research

How to Evaluate Supply Chain Visibility Software

Published: 08 May 2014

ID: G00263448

Analyst(s): Pam Fitzpatrick, Christian Titze , Ray Barger Jr


Supply chain visibility software offerings vary widely in their capabilities for delivering real-time views into the end-to-end supply chain. Supply chain leaders can use this framework to develop a shortlist of vendors from the market's current offerings.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Develop a Hierarchy of Criteria and Subcriteria for SCV Vendor and Software Evaluation
    • Set the Goal
    • Define the Hierarchy of Criteria
  • Identify the Relative Importance of the SCV Criteria and Subcriteria
    • Apply Best-Practice Weightings
    • Identify Inclusion and Mandatory Criteria Relevant for Your Organization
  • Score Each Prospective SCV Vendor's Ability to Comply With Each Criterion

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