Just when we thought we had seen everything, the Redmond giant arrives and surprises us. On this occasion announcing the Microsoft Supply Chain Platform product. This product is designed to help organizations optimize their supply chain data with an open approach. While leveraging Microsoft AI technology, collaboration, low code, security, and Saas applications.
Microsoft Supply Chain Center, procurement better controlled than ever
Microsoft is also previewing the Microsoft Supply Chain Center, a ready command center for supply chain visibility and transformation, which is also part of the Microsoft Supply Chain platform. The main objective is “Work natively with an organization’s supply chain data and applications, with built-in collaboration, supply and demand insights, and order management. » According to Charles Lamanna, vice president of Microsoft Business Applications and Platform:
Supply chain agility and resilience are directly tied to how organizations connect and orchestrate their data across all relevant systems. The Microsoft Supply Chain Platform and Supply Chain Center enable organizations to make the most of their existing investments to better understand and act quickly.
This announcement indicates that customers can fully utilize Microsoft Cloud for their supply chain. “The Microsoft Supply Chain Platform provides the building blocks of Azure, Dynamics 365, Microsoft Teams, and Power Platform for customers to independently develop or adopt capabilities for their supply chain needs. »
Thanks to Dataverse, users use it to create connectors. These, in turn, will help them “Gain visibility across the entire supply chain, develop custom workflows with low-code solutions on the Power Platform, and collaborate securely internally and externally with the power of Teams”. With all this, organizations manage to reach a wider audience and ultimately improve their knowledge. Moreover, it also minimizes the carbon footprint of your organization and your supply chain.
Dynamics 365 continues to grow
The Microsoft Supply Chain Platform will work closely with the Microsoft partner ecosystem to enable resilience and agility in customer supply chains. In this way, their combined efforts will allow them to “bring their industry and domain expertise to create integrated solutions leveraging Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Teams, and Power Platform.”
If you are already in Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management, you will automatically have access to Supply Chain Center. The Supply Chain Center unpacks a myriad of modules designed to improve efficiency and effectiveness. These include the order management module, the supply and demand information module and the partner modules.