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When — and When Not — to Buy Additional Analytical Capabilities for Your Supply Chain Planning Process

Published: 21 March 2017

ID: G00322759

Analyst(s): Alex Pradhan


Many organizations believe they need more analytics to support their supply chain planning, but often aren't aware of the analytical capabilities already available within their SCP technology. This research helps supply chain leaders get the most value out of their software before added investment.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Investigate the Analytical Features Available in Your SCP Software and Potential Use Cases
  • Determine What You Need by Assessing the Current and Future Maturity of Your Organization
  • Inventory Your Software's Current Analytical Capabilities, and Close Technology, Process and Talent Gaps to Maximize Value

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