Gartner Research

How to Communicate the Value of Measuring Supply Chain Performance

Published: 12 March 2018

ID: G00351013

Analyst(s): Pam Fitzpatrick , Debra Hofman


A supply chain metrics or scorecard implementation may require supply chain leaders to seek executive approval or funding for tools. Use this research to prepare a presentation that explains the value of measuring supply chain performance to secure the support you need.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Get to Know Your Audience
  • Start With the "Why"
    • Beyond Why, to Why Now ?
    • Define the Problem You Are Solving in Your Audience's Language
  • Summarize the Scorecard Solution
  • Design Slides With a Clear, Simple Message
  • End With Your "Ask" — What Do You Want?

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