With a common platform, ecosystem partners can share data, scale assets up or down as needed, collaborate internally and externally, speed decision-making—the list goes on. It’s happening rapidly. Strategic partnerships between large companies and large platforms have increased 18-fold in recent years.
HP Inc. leaders have linked manufacturing and logistics partners and customers in its supply chain ecosystem with the Hawkeye control tower. This platform provides near real-time visibility to global shipments, predicts delivery dates, and identifies exceptions to customer commitments. In addition, the wealth of cross-functional data combined with advanced analytics has helped pinpoint the root causes of issues and identify opportunities for performance improvement. To date, the program has realized over US$16M in annual savings while improving the customer experience.