Adopt Supply Chain Modeling as an Essential Advanced Analytics Competency

Foundational Refreshed: 07 October 2017 | Published: 13 June 2016 ID: G00293125


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Supply chain modeling is an effective way for organizations to better understand current supply chain dynamics and pursue further efficiencies and growth. This research presents best practices for supply chain strategists looking to build and mature in this analytics competency.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Understand the Different Modeling Techniques and Their Unique Goals
    • Choose a Modeling Solution to Support Current and Future Needs
    • Identify New Supply Chain Use Cases for Analysis and Improvement
    • Balance the Need for Science With Solution Usability for Successful Deployment
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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