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Lessons Learned From 19 Supply Chain Visibility Initiatives: Part 3 — Realizing Value

Published: 09 January 2015

ID: G00271469

Analyst(s): Christian Titze


CSCOs look into deploying supply chain visibility capabilities. This research describes five of the 19 supply chain visibility initiatives, highlights key best practices to realize value, summarizes lessons learned and reveals how technology solutions helped execute this transformation.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Recognize That It Takes More Time to Change the Mindset Across Supply Chains Than You Might Anticipate
  • Look For Ways to Be Predictive, Taking Actions Beside Reactive
  • Include Risk and Performance Indicators to Further Enrich Supply Chain Visibility
  • Continuously Monitor Data Integrity to Ensure High Effectiveness of Results
  • Establish a Hierarchy of Metrics in Support of an Proactive Organization


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