2020 Control Tower Value Matrix Highlights Increased ROI from AI and Partner Collaboration

Nucleus Research identifies Blue Yonder, E2open, Infor, Kinaxis and One Network as leaders

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nucleus Research today released the 2020 Control Tower Technology Value Matrix, its assessment of the Control Tower technology market.

For the report, Nucleus evaluated Control Tower vendors based on their products’ usability, functionality and overall value. While other firms’ market reports position vendors based on analyst opinions, the Nucleus Value Matrix segments competitors based on usability, functionality and the value that customers realized from each product’s capabilities, measured with Nucleus’ rigorous ROI methodologies.

Nucleus named Blue Yonder, E2open, Infor, Kinaxis and One Network as Control Tower leaders.

With the economic turmoil brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have faced an unprecedented level of operational challenges. Supply chain disruption often lies at the core, where the pandemic has exacerbated the common issues of stock outs, transportation delays, and surpluses. Now more than ever, companies rely on Control Tower solutions to improve their supply chain processes by implementing agility and resilience measures.

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted businesses’ need to implement resilience and agility into their supply chain processes,” says Ian Campbell, CEO of Nucleus Research. “Leading Control Tower vendors offer an end-to-end view of the supply chain with data management capabilities to enable descriptive and prescriptive analytics.”

As businesses work to bounce back from the pandemic-related downturn, they require as much usable data as possible from their Control Tower solutions,” says Isaac Gould, analyst at Nucleus Research. “Advancements in artificial intelligence provide improved analytics, automation and simulation functionalities, which users can leverage to predict potential disruptions and their downstream effects”

See the full report at:https://nucleusresearch.com/research/single/control-tower-technology-value-matrix-2020/

About Nucleus Research

Nucleus Research is a global provider of investigative, case-based technology research and advisory services. The company’s ROI-focused research approach provides unique insight into the actual results technology solutions deliver, allowing organizations to cut through marketing hype to understand real operational value and select or renew the best technology solution for their environment. For more information, visit NucleusResearch.com.


Adam Ouellet