Gartner Research

Implement Your Supply Chain Planning Technology on Time and on Budget With These 7 Actions

Published: 04 October 2017

ID: G00314234

Analyst(s): Amber Salley


Supply chain planning technology projects are often overbudget and the software tools underused. This research helps supply chain leaders overcome these challenges by narrowing the project focus, tackling data issues, building support and working with third parties.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Treat SCP Implementation as a Business Change Project
  • Invest Time Early on to Build a Strong Business Case for Software Investment
  • Provide All the Resources Needed for a Successful Project
  • Minimize the Amount of Configuration
  • Focus on Data Quality and Identify Data Gaps
  • Build a Realistic Implementation Timeline
  • Manage Third-Party Support Better

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