Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Management, 2011



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SCM has been focused on improving efficiency and productivity due to the recent priority of cost cutting. Roll forward to 2012 and cost cutting drops in importance to No. 6, while using the supply chain to support corporate profitability moves up to No. 3. SCM is moving up the corporate agenda.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
      • Major Changes to "Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Management, 2011"
    • The Priority Matrix
    • On the Rise
      • OSO Model: Integrated Physical, Digital and Solution Supply Chains
      • MDM-Aware Applications
      • Segmented Supply Chain Response
      • Integration PaaS (iPaaS)
      • Integrated Business Planning/Stage IV S&OP
      • Supply-Chain-Centric, Sustainability-Sensitive Planning and Optimization
      • Mobile Asset Optimization
      • Supply Chain Performance Management
      • Cost-to-Serve Analysis
      • Multienterprise Business Process Platform
      • SCM BPO
    • At the Peak
      • Demand Pattern Analysis
      • Process Templates
      • Software-as-a-Service Supply Chain Planning
      • Business Process Networks
      • Demand Signal Repository
      • Process Templates for SCM Innovation
      • Profitable to Promise
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Dock Scheduling
      • Battery-Powered RFID
      • Master Data Management
      • GS1 Healthcare (GDSN)
      • Passive RFID-Based Inventory Management
      • Inventory Strategy Optimization
      • Mobile (Wireless) Enhanced Supply Chain Management
      • MDM of Product Data
      • Integration Brokerage
      • Distributed Order Management
      • Foreign/Global Trade Compliance
    • Climbing the Slope
      • SCM BPU
      • Software-as-a-Service Supply Chain Execution
      • Yard Management
      • Capable-to-Promise Systems
      • Factory Scheduling
      • Stage 1 and 2 Sales and Operations Planning
      • Supply Chain Collaboration
      • Information Exchanges and Global Data Synchronization
      • Workforce Management Systems for the Warehouse
      • Business Process Hubs
      • Multimodal TMS
      • Strategic Network Design
      • Supply Chain Analytics
      • Voice-Directed Picking in Warehouse Management
      • Service Parts Planning
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Supply Chain Planning for Process Automation
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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