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Stakeholder-Ready Supply Risk Exposure Metric

Published: 22 November 2016

ID: G00386073

Analyst(s): Procurement Research Team


What is an effective metric to assess exposure to supply risk that’s easy for business partners to understand? Leading Procurement teams assess exposure to supply risk by measuring the time it will take business partners to reach a secure level of supply. Determine the number of actions necessary to achieve a secure supply, and divide by the rate at which these actions are being implemented per month. Communicate time-to-protection progress to drive urgency around accelerating investments in supply risk management.

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