e2open’s Independent Review of Gartner’s Technology Reference Model for Stage 5 Maturity in Supply Chain Planning Shows e2open Multi-Enterprise Solution Architecture Meets Benchmark for Future-Proof Supply Chain

AUSTIN, TX – July 2, 2018e2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain application, is pleased to announce news for its customers that want their supply chains to deliver more for their business. We believe that Gartner’s Technology Reference Model for Stage 5 Maturity in Supply Chain Planning parallels e2open’s comprehensive solution architecture. e2open’s independent analysis reinforces that our infrastructure gives customers even more value by aligning to an industry leader’s recommendation for the future of digitizing planning and intelligent supply chains.

Stage 5 is the highest level of maturity in Gartner’s Five-Stage Maturity Model. Published this month, recommendations are outlined in the Gartner report, “Technology Reference Model for Stage 5 Maturity Supply Chain Planning.” From e2open’s view of Gartner’s recommendations, all of these aspects are currently available with e2open’s platform architecture.

e2open’s platform architecture includes the following key components:

  • Multi-enterprise integration for connectivity to internal and external data sources
  • Real-time-updated “digital twin” of the physical supply chain
  • Planning applications aligned across functions and between planning horizons
  • Embedded automation and machine learning algorithms
  • A unified user experience layer

“Gartner has given the industry an independent view of the supply chain architecture of the future, one that we believe parallels what e2open has available to every customer, today, at scale,” said Michael Farlekas, chief executive officer, e2open. “With e2open, customers can have the confidence that their solutions, and the enabling architecture, are future-proofed – helping at every stage of the journey from the first step beyond spreadsheets to full digital transformation across the multi-enterprise, unified supply chain.” 

Global 2000 enterprises deploying e2open’s end-to-end platform already benefit from a connected, digital supply chain. Businesses looking to achieve the productivity and bottom-line business gains of Stage 5 Supply Chain Planning can find out more about ready-to-deploy solutions by visiting: www.e2open.com/solutions/

Learn more and access a complimentary copy of the Gartner Technology Reference Model for Stage 5 Maturity Supply Chain Planning research at: https://www.e2open.com/technology-reference-model-for-stage-5-maturity-supply-chain-planning/

Gartner, Technology Reference Model for Stage 5 Maturity Supply Chain Planning, Tim Payne, 13 June 2018.

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At e2open, we’re creating a more connected, intelligent supply chain. One that starts with the ability to sense and respond to real-time demand and supply constraints. One that brings together data from customers, channels, suppliers, contract manufacturers and partners. One that enables companies to use data in real time, with cognitive artificial intelligence and machine learning to drive smarter decisions. One that delivers all this complex information through a single pane of glass that provides a clear view across the supply and demand ecosystem. e2open is changing everything. Demand. Supply. Delivered. www.e2open.com.

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