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Forecast Overview: Supply Chain Management, Worldwide, 2016 Update

Published: 08 February 2017

ID: G00298329

Analyst(s): Deborah Wilson , Chad Eschinger , Tim Payne , C. Klappich

Summary

Technology strategic planners for software providers should expect the global SCM software market to grow about 10% annually through 2021. Vendors must accommodate trends such as digital business, enhanced decision making, supply chain visibility, scalability and adaptability.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Market Description

  • What Has Driven Growth and Spend in SCM Software?
  • What Will Growth Look Like Through 2021?
  • What Will Sustain and Grow the Market?
  • What's Next: Suites and the Need to Embody Analytics, IoT and Digital Business
    • Convergence of Disparate Solutions Into Suites
    • Enhanced Insight and Decision Making
    • Smart Machines and IoT
    • Digital Business

Foundational Assumptions

  • Company Adoption
  • Purchase Style Adoption
  • Replacement Purchase Style
  • Functional Expansion and User Expansion

Market Model or Methodology

  • Forecast Components
    • Traditional License Forecast
    • Cloud Forecast
    • Subscription/Hosted Forecast
    • OSS Forecast
    • SCM Revenue Forecast
  • Negotiated Factors
    • Price and Maintenance
  • Demand-Side Influencing Factors
    • Company Adoption
    • Purchase Style
    • Functional Expansion
    • Unit Expansion
    • Replacement
    • Macroeconomic and Regulatory Factors
  • Supply-Side Influencing Factors
    • Hardware and Software Technology Innovation
    • Business and Technology Roadmaps
    • Product Design and Pricing

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