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Assess the Potential of Standard Features of Supply-Planning Software to Enhance Supply Chain Effectiveness

Published: 17 November 2015

ID: G00276833

Analyst(s): Amber Salley , Tim Payne


Supply-planning software includes functional features that are common across most vendor offerings. Leaders and managers in supply chain and IT, who intend to invest in supply-planning software, should become familiar with these common features to help drive additional business value.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Evaluate Standard Supply-Planning Software Features to Determine Which Are Critical to Your Organization's Supply-Planning Process
    • Standard Domain Features
  • Assess Standard Supply-Planning Software Infrastructure Features When Evaluating Vendors to Ensure That Their Solutions Contain the Core Features Necessary to Move Your Organization Across the Supply-Planning Maturity Curve
    • Standard Infrastructure Features

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