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This report is aimed at enterprise IT leaders, integration directors, and architects, and it analyzes the value proposition of the IBM Supply Chain Business Network for complex, multienterprise (B2B) process automation and integration initiatives. The IBM Supply Chain Business Network is a part of IBM Watson Supply Chain solutions and offerings.


  • What differentiates the IBM Supply Chain Business Network from other platforms using process analytics and operational intelligence to provide information on KPIs is the “actionable” nature of insights into B2B transactions and trading partner relationships.
  • Another major initiative from IBM is the introduction of true SaaS pricing models for managed services.

Features and Benefits

  • Gain insights into key features and capabilities delivered by the IBM Supply Chain Business Network.
  • Understand how the IBM Supply Chain Business Network optimizes supply chains via actionable insights.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key strengths of and opportunities for the IBM Supply Chain Business Network?
  • Why should enterprises consider the IBM Supply Chain Business Network for multienterprise process automation and integration initiatives?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages

IBM has a rich B2B integration managed services proposition

  • IBM consistently achieved high scores against Ovum's evaluation criteria


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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