Gartner Research

Is There a Business Case for Supply Chain Visibility?

Published: 23 May 2017

ID: G00325281

Analyst(s): Christian Titze , Virginia Howard


Organizations often struggle to present meaningful benefits to their chief executives. This research gives supply chain leaders a framework for understanding the link between visibility capabilities and benefits as an input to build a solid business case to receive funding.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Set a Compelling Vision for the Desired End State and Business Outcomes
    • Addressing Burning Issues
    • Realizing Benefits
  • Select Performance Metrics and Illustrate a Cost-Benefit Analysis for Making Such Business Initiatives a Success
    • Defining Metrics
    • Analyzing Costs/Benefits

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