Agenda for Consumer Goods Manufacturers, 2012

Archived Published: 08 February 2012 ID: G00228317

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Gartner's 2012 consumer goods manufacturing research agenda explores the strategy, process and technology factors that can drive growth in a cautious world amid vast amounts of data, connected global consumers and the growing demands of retailers.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
  • Key Issues
    • How are technologies disrupting traditional channel relationships and creating new business models?
      • Planned Research
    • How can consumer goods manufacturers accelerate new product innovation and commercialization?
      • Planned Research
    • How can manufacturers drive deeper engagement with their consumers and shoppers?
      • Planned Research
    • How do demand-driven supply chains manage demand and supply, and orchestrate value across the supply network?
      • Planned Research
    • What are the building blocks for the global, technology-enabled consumer goods company of the future?
      • Planned Research
    • What key technology investments must be made in the short term to unlock growth?
      • Planned Research
    • What trends are impacting the manufacturer-retailer relationship, and how can technology improve their collaboration efforts?
      • Planned Research
  • Related Priorities
  • Recommended Reading
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