Chapter 6 Supply Chain Technology—Managing Information Flows. Learning Objectives After reading this chapter, you should be able to do the following: Appreciate the overall importance of information to supply chain management. Understand the role of information technology in the supply chain.
After reading this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
The Need for Information Flows
Remember that it is not just an information technology project.
Align the project with business goals.
Understand the software capabilities.
Select partners carefully.
Follow a proven implementation methodology.
Take a step-by-step approach for incremental value gains.
Be prepared to change business processes.
Keep end users informed and involved.
Measure success with key performance indicators (KPIs).10 Golden Rules for Success
Source SAP AG
Related Tools Capabilities
Source: Manhattan Associates, Inc. Capabilities
Software Options Capabilities
Purchase Options Capabilities
Data Standardization Capabilities
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) Capabilities
Adaptive Supply Chain Networks Capabilities