Hype Cycle for Chief Supply Chain Officers, 2016

Archived Published: 11 July 2016 ID: G00292024


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To build a successful bimodal supply chain, chief supply chain officers must balance operational excellence with disruptive innovation. This Hype Cycle offers CSCOs a snapshot of the maturity and benefits of the most critical technologies, business frameworks and supply chain competencies.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Blockchain/Distributed Ledgers in Supply Chain Execution
      • Cognitive Expert Advisors
      • Digital Security
      • SCM Cloud Services
      • Talent Science
      • Digital Business
    • At the Peak
      • Internet of Things
      • Solution-Centric Supply Chains
      • Prescriptive Analytics
      • Machine Learning
      • Predictive Analytics
      • SCM BPO
      • 3D Printing in Supply Chain
      • Social Knowledge Network
      • E2E SC Segmentation
      • Big Data
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Data Science
      • Corporate Social Responsibility
      • End-to-End Risk Management
      • Digital Manufacturing
      • Metrics and Performance Management
      • Network Design
      • Cost-to-Serve Analysis
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Center of Excellence
      • Supply Chain Visibility
      • SCM BPaaS
      • Targeted SC Segmentation
      • Diagnostic Analytics
      • External (Third-Party) Manufacturing
      • Descriptive Analytics
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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