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Best Practices for Navigating SAP's Evolving Supply Chain Management Portfolio

Published: 09 March 2018

ID: G00334678

Analyst(s): Bart De Muynck , Rick Franzosa , Christian Titze , C. Klappich , Andrew Stevens , William McNeill , Tim Payne , Simon Jacobson , Desere Edwards , Simon Tunstall


As SAP continues to release new-generation products in SCM and ERP, the choices increase buying complexity. Supply chain leaders should use the best practices shared in this research to create a roadmap guiding their SAP SCM application decisions.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Identify Where the Current SCM Applications You Use Fit Into the Overall SAP Roadmap to Help You Determine If a Change Is Necessary
    • Classes of Applications
    • Where Do My SCM Applications Live?
    • Deployment Models May Affect Functionality
  • Use This Research as Well as SAP-Supplied Tools and Templates to Chart Your Course From Now Through 2025*
    • General SCM Guidance
    • Domain-Specific Guidance

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