Gartner Research

A Guide to Nonstandard Features in Supply Planning Technology

Published: 30 May 2018

ID: G00355339

Analyst(s): Amber Salley , Tim Payne , Alex Pradhan


This research evaluates supply planning software and identifies nonstandard features that are offered by only some software vendors. Supply chain leaders must be aware of nonstandard features and understand how they can drive supply chain effectiveness and competitive differentiation.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Evaluate Nonstandard Supply Planning Software Domain Features and Determine the Supply Planning Process
    • Differentiated Domain Features
    • Talent and Skills Needed
  • Conclusion

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