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3 Critical Considerations When Choosing Your SCM Solution
SCM software selection is a tricky and painful activity for most companies. Why? Despite the plethora of solutions currently available, it may be hard to find

culture affect your thinking  will gravitate toward corporate culture friction and resistance, depending on the level of similarity between your business units. However, if your approach tends to be on the holistic side, then you should consider solutions that offer more flexibility in managing processes for different business units or divisions so as not to significantly affect the unique quality that led to the acquisition in the first place. This does not mean you can’t convert some of the activities to your own modus

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culture affect your thinking  organization's services, products, and culture are compatible with those of the customer. The solution that the seller provides will only be as good as their ability to implement. Beyond just understanding the customer's business, there must be a demonstration of understanding of the inner workings, or politics, of the customer organization. Most complex sales are won or lost on the political playing field. The vendor with a viable solution, who is able to analyze the political structure and align with Read More

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