2020 has been marked by the need to adjust to massive disruptions in supply chains with rapidly changing data, production limitations and providers unable to keep up with demand. As a result of this volatility, SAP Platform managers are increasingly turning to automated data management and self-service analytics to adapt and succeed in today’s market.
These are just two of the findings from the SAPinsider Q3 2020 Benchmark Report – Modernizing Supply Chain Planning and Operations. This in-depth research examined the business drivers, planned actions and technologies used or planned to address go-forward supply chain planning and operations strategies. The report surveyed 298 members of the global SAP community to uncover the business needs in supply chain planning and operations.
Among the other key discoveries:
- 87% reported that a Deep Integration between Supply Chain Planning and Operational Execution, with closer collaboration based on common data sets, being a key driver to deal with rapid fluctuations in demand.
- 85% ranked Cleansed and Harmonized Operational Data across systems as critical, with a commitment to optimize processes and integrations to maintain quality data across systems and interfaces.
- 81 % ranked Data-Driven Demand forecasts as important or very important, with a need to constantly test and combine parameters and data sources in different ways to identify the right data to drive forecasts.
- 69% ranked an Automated Data Management Solution of strategic importance, with organizations using or planning to invest in automated data management to get the right data to the right people at the right time.
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