Digital Business Requires Algorithmic Supply Chain Planning


Published: 12 November 2018 ID: G00355092

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Summary

Traditional analog SCP will not work in a digital business. Supply chain leaders need mature digital planning to survive, and for decision makers to focus on value-added activities by leveraging big data, a digital supply chain twin, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence.

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  • Analysis
  • Impacts and Recommendations
    • Digital Business Will Require SCP Leaders to Move Their Planning to More Automated “Subconscious” Planning
    • Algorithmic Planning Will Result in a Significant Shift in the Role, Skills and Value-Add of Planners and Other Decision Makers
    • The Quickening Pace of Digital Business Means SCP Leaders Need to Link Their Supply Chain Decision Making (Horizontally and Vertically)
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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