Evolving Concepts in Supply Chain Visibility

Archived Published: 19 January 2015 ID: G00270855

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Visibility capabilities allow business partners to connect and exchange data through an information hub solution, and then leverage those insights within supply chain processes to drive value and mitigate risk. This note provides supply chain leaders an update to our existing visibility research.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Modified Definition of E2ESCV
      • Additional Evidence
    • Diversity of Data and Challenges to Define Minimum Essential Visibility Datasets
      • Additional Evidence
    • Expanded Set of Use Cases
      • New Evidence
    • Positioning the Information Hub as the Foundation of E2ESCV
      • New Evidence
    • Visibility as Building Block for Value Generation and Enabling Risk Management
      • New Evidence
    • Differentiation of Dominant Partner and Multienterprise Styles
      • New Evidence
  • Appendix
    • Visibility Software Core Characteristics
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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