Optimity recognized as Notable Vendor in Gartner Magic Quadrant Report

*Gartner Midmarket Context “Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record” 

Gartner has recognized Optimity as a notable supply chain planning software vendor in a recent Magic Quadrant report focused on midmarket enterprises*. The report refers to solutions that are cost-effective, user-friendly and easy and fast to implement.

Due to Optimity’s support for end-to-end supply chain planning and its focus on helping companies improve and maturing the supply chain planning processes, Optimity is well-qualified to be a vendor in the review. Typically the midmarket enterprises seek solutions with the following characteristics:

– Short deployment timelines (within nine months)
– Establishment of a supply chain planning process
– Less reliance on third-party system integrators

Optimity market differentiation

In particular, Optimity was noted due to its intense focus on food and beverage companies with under $1billion in  revenue, which “results in deep domain expertise by the vendor, and a vendor roadmap that is highly relevant to consumer product and food and beverage manufacturers.”

The customer references for the review indicated satisfaction with the of the product’s functionality, and most of the customer references “reported that they are planning to deploy and use additional functionality from the vendor”.

Optimity is a functionally rich supply chain planning solution built specifically for midmarket enterprises, backed up by a team with advanced knowledge and experience in supply chain planning for the segment. As such, Optimity typically delivers rapid ROI as well as postively impacting the supply chain maturity of an organization.

Gartner recommends that midmarket companies use this report when evaluating supply chain planning systems of record, and make several recommendations regarding how to assess vendors.

If you would like to speak to Optimity about maturing your supply chain planning contact us today

References

Midmarket enterprises – organizations with 100 to 999 employees, and $50 million to $1 billion revenue.
System of record (SOR) – an information storage system that is the authoritative data source for a given data element or piece of information.

Gartner, Midmarket Context: ‘Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record,’ Amber Salley, Tim Payne, Alex Pradhan, 15 November 2018.

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