The 2018 Top 8 Supply Chain Technology Trends You Can't Ignore


Published: 09 January 2018 ID: G00341593

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Summary

Supply chain leaders responsible for technology transformation must prepare for the impacts of disruptive technology trends on people, business and IT. This research outlines the top eight strategic technology trends for supply chain and helps determine how they can provide a competitive advantage.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
  • Impacts and Recommendations
    • Supply Chain Leaders Responsible for Technology Transformation Must Determine the Implications of Disruptive Supply Chain Technologies
      • Trend No. 1: Artificial Intelligence
      • Trend No. 2: Advanced Analytics
      • Trend No. 3: Internet of Things
      • Trend No. 4: Intelligent Things
      • Trend No. 5: Conversational Systems
      • Trend No. 6: Robotic Process Automation
      • Trend No. 7: Immersive Technologies Like Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality
      • Trend No. 8: Blockchain
    • The Hype Around Disruptive Technology Trends Can Tempt Supply Chain Leaders to Explore a Trend Before Validating It
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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