The report evaluates leading vendors in the overall supply chain planning market based on both current and anticipated future performance, naming E2open as a Leader

AUSTIN, Texas – January 30, 2020 – E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, has been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Overall Supply Chain Planning 2019-2020 Vendor Assessment. E2open’s position is the result of IDC MarketScape’s quantitative and qualitative assessment of the capabilities and business strategies of 13 vendors in the market relative to one another.

Download your complimentary copy of the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Overall Supply Chain Planning 2019-2020 Vendor Assessment, doc #US45863417, February 2020.

IDC conducted a series of vendor analyst research studies on the elements of Overall Supply Chain Planning such as Demand Planning, Sales & Operations Planning, Inventory Optimization and Supply Planning throughout 2019. These individual research studies have culminated in the Overall Supply Chain Planning MarketScape published today, which named E2open as a leader. This research provides the roadmap for enabling a thinking, digitally enabled supply chain and the recommended solutions providers.

In key excerpts from the IDC MarketScape:

“E2open’s supply chain planning application suite brings everything together on a unified platform in the cloud to plan supply chain operations — all balanced with financial goals and optimized for performance. E2open’s unified platform strategy and deep integration experience allow customers to quickly connect all underlying transactional systems (internal and even partner ecosystems).”

“An application that can evolve with companies’ needs as they mature their planning processes to include trading partner collaboration (This is accomplished by leveraging E2open network connecting companies with upstream suppliers and downstream channels.)”

“The platform enables them to extract and cleanse data to make it decision grade, create a real-time digital representation of the physical supply chain, and equip people and systems for fact-based planning.”

“E2open continues to invest in creating deeper cross-application (SCP and SCE) capabilities. This includes an end-to-end S&OP process that begins with consumer demand signals, considers available supply across all tiers of suppliers/CMOs, and uses demand shaping to optimize the channel response and maximize financial goals.”

“Digital transformation is not about automating existing processes that were done manually. It is about fundamentally transforming the way companies do business – enabling new end-to-end supply chain processes to drive financial performance, enhance service, and reduce risk,” said Michael Farlekas, president and chief executive officer of E2open. “E2open is honored to be named as a leader in overall supply chain planning because the capabilities outlined in the report are critical for companies to progress in the journey of digitally enabling their supply chains. Point solutions can take you only so far, and worse it may put you in a dead-end. On the other hand, with E2open you can expand the deployment of the solution to address any business problem your supply chain faces and grow in maturity to become truly multi-enterprise.”

“E2open’s approach connects disparate systems and internal and external data sources, including demand, channel and supply partner ecosystems and harmonize the data from these sources to make it decision-grade and machine-ready. E2open’s intelligent applications can correlate all this data to determine its business impact through embedded AI and ML capabilities whether it is demand or supply or inventory related business problems,” said Pawan Joshi, executive vice president of product management and strategy at E2open. “Our customers have the confidence E2open is the platform with the depth and breadth to grow with them all the way from point initiatives to full scale digital transformation.”

About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.   

About E2open

At E2open, we’re creating a more connected, intelligent supply chain. It starts with sensing and responding to real-time demand, supply and delivery constraints. Bringing together data from customers, distribution channels, suppliers, contract manufacturers and logistics partners, our collaborative and agile supply chain platform enables companies to use data in real time, with artificial intelligence and machine learning to drive smarter decisions. All this complex information is delivered in a single view that encompasses your demand, supply and logistics ecosystems. E2open is changing everything. Demand. Supply. Delivered. Visit www.e2open.com


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