Major new SAP products are being released in the realms of supply chain management (SCM), manufacturing execution systems (MES), and product lifecycle management (PLM). TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic examines the solutions that SAP is offering for supply chain executives to expand beyond the traditional boundaries of SCM, PLM, and enterprise resource planning (ERP).
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collaboration, multi-scenario creation and comparison, and high-speed analytics. SAP APO support for these capabilities is not as fast or flexible as the market is seeking, so SAP had to look for a partner to satisfy these key business needs. SAP has responded to its customers, who have requested faster and more flexible simulation and re-planning. A number of these customers are seriously looking at adopting response management capabilities. To be fair, in many cases and in many industries, customers