Fast-evolving consumer behaviors and unprecedented uncertainty in the availability of materials, transportation, and labor have thrown the fragility of many supply chains into the spotlight. Discussions of how to fix these issues quickly point to sexy technologies like IoT and artificial intelligence. Both are valuable and can add real value. But for many companies, more fundamental challenges loom, whether it’s eliminating silos to improve network visibility, seeking a better way to link supply chain decisions to cash flow and financial targets, or implementing a true supply chain planning platform for the first time.

The good news is, advancements in supply chain software haven’t just been about making planning functionality itself better. The best platforms have also become better at playing their role as part of a broad ecosystem of other technologies and partners. But they don’t all work the same way, and supply chain transformation isn’t a one and done undertaking. That’s why it’s so important to get the partnering decision right.

This ebook will tell you what you need to know to cut through the hype and ensure you’re asking the baseline questions that sometimes get overlooked in the process of selecting a supply chain planning platform to power your transformation journey.