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Automating Your Supply Chain Planning Decisions Is 'Simple' With This Segmented Approach

Published: 18 May 2017

ID: G00326257

Analyst(s): Tim Payne

Summary

Supply chain leaders responsible for IT are being asked to support digital supply chain efforts. In supply chain planning, there is an emphasis on automating decision making. To achieve this requires a planning decision segmentation approach to help focus and prioritize efforts.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Segment Your Planning Decisions to Better Understand Their Key Characteristics
  • Separate the Predictive and Prescriptive Elements
  • Decide on the Level of Automation Suitable for Each Decision Type
  • Be Aware That Certain Decision Types Will Dominate at Different Levels

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