We are eccenca: the connecting layer on your way to a Digital Supply Chain Twin
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- How to take pragmatic steps to mature a digital supply chain twin.
- How to deliver business value across multiple technologies.
- How to enable end-to-end (E2E) configure planning to use the digital supply chain twin.
eccenca has a proven track record of connecting data and knowledge in leading global companies such as SIEMENS, BOSCH, Total, NOKIA, VW, DAIMLER and more.
eccenca's knowledge graph software platform allows us to increase our process speed for SCM innovation projects by up to 80%.
Antonius Gress, former Director Automation,
Software Engineering and Architecture at BOSCH
Challenges of the digitized supply chain
When digitalizing supply chains, solutions such as Control Tower, Planning Tools and Command Center are supposed to join into a digital twin. In many cases however, using these tools in isolation, causes stress and pressure among users leading to inaccuracy and increased effort. This is because the resulting immense variety of data prevents the existing potential from being optimally exploited, which we believe has been confirmed by the latest Gartner report.
The problem with sharing data across applications and connecting systems lies in the lack of process knowledge and contextual understanding of the meaning and origin of the data. Hence, the data to be shared or integrated cannot even be optimally interpreted for this purpose.
A digital twin can therefore not be created by implementing any number of additional silos. It is created by joining the forces of these existing investments in conjunction with an overarching SCM data model. Only such a data model enables the seamless linking of assets and their optimal merging into a "Digital Supply Chain Twin".
We identify 5% working capital savings potential or the pilot project remains free of charge!
Hans-Christian Brockmann, CEO eccenca
How the "Digital Supply Chain Twin" Becomes Reality
The eccenca data platform enables the creation of a Digital Supply Chain Twin (DSCT) that overcomes all these challenges. An integrative DSCT solution overcomes existing silos and brings together knowledge, context and data in a way that integrates all existing assets.
How is this made possible? Via communication. In cooperation with the APICS Supply Chain Council, eccenca has developed a common data language for supply chain data. This way, a semantic data network is pulled in across all systems and the data is "harmonized" – the prerequisite for intelligent data exchange and comprehensive data evaluation.
Your advantage as a user: the DSCT is not a disruptive approach that competes with existing solutions and thus causes frictional losses, but a combination of existing solutions that leads to universal visibility and decision intelligence.
Only in this way it is possible to not only achieve end-to-end supply chain visibility, but thanks to the semantic understanding of the data to automatically derive measures and potential for optimization, too. You unlock faster processes and high savings potential – in short: more efficiency and performance for your supply chain. We call this the "eccenca effect".
Gartner, Acquire and Mature a Digital Supply Chain Twin With a Gradual Approach, Tim Payne, 21 December 2022
Gartner, Cool Vendors in Intelligent Supply Chain Execution Technologies, Dwight Klappich, Christian Titze,4 September 2018.
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