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How to Build a Strong Business Case for Your Supply Chain Planning Technology Investment

Published: 18 April 2017

ID: G00327227

Analyst(s): Alex Pradhan


Building a strong supply chain planning technology business case and securing the executive and financial backing require extensive work. Supply chain leaders should use this research to craft a compelling case and win the support they need to move forward.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Define the Problem or Opportunity With Stakeholder Input
  • Align Your SCP Technology Plans With the Business Strategy and Organizational Readiness
  • Determine Quantitative and Qualitative Benefits, Risks and Costs
    • Improving Risk Management
    • Supporting Scale, Speed, Agility and Growth
    • Improving the Customer Experience
    • Driving Competitive Advantage Through Supply Chain Innovation

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