IBM Sterling Supply Chain Fast Start Approach

Design Workshop

A two day, in person workshop using IBM Design Thinking methodology to prioritize top use cases, identify KPIs, begin data mapping, and assess value for your organization. Catalog of use cases includes: supplier available to promise, supplier available to ship, supplier on time ship, supplier on time delivery, procure to pay, on-time-delivery for customers, mitigate risk for sales orders, and more.


A customized plan for your organization to speed the implementation process and realize quick time to value with IBM Sterling Supply Chain Insights with Watson. Together with IBM architects, you’ll evaluate a proposed prototype and design blueprint, a business case for return on investment, a POC scope, and an AI journey roadmap and timeline.

Working Prototype

A low risk approach to building a working prototype using your data and IBM Supply Chain Insights’ own Watson AI technology. Includes set up and run proof-of-concept supported environment.

Business Value Assessment

Identify specific business units, functional departments, and roles that are in scope for Business Value Assessment. Interview your team to understand the financial and operational metrics for improvement, and identify the ROI opportunity for your implementation of IBM Supply Chain Insights.

IBM Supply Chain Insights is the centerpiece of the program

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