Define an Effective Team Structure for Supply Chain Analytics Success

Published: 31 January 2019 ID: G00383097


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Driving adoption of advanced analytics requires a dedicated supply chain analytics team. Supply chain leaders can use this research to evaluate, discuss and select the right organizational structure for their analytics group based on the strengths and weaknesses of each.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Understand the Four Primary Organizational Models
      • Model 1 — Centralized Supply Chain Analytics Group
      • Model 2 — Decentralized Supply Chain Analytics Group
      • Model 3 — Supply Chain Analytics Needs Supported by Enterprise Analytics Group
      • Model 4 — Supply Chain Analytics Needs Supported by External Service Providers
    • Investigate Hybrid Models to Combine Strengths and Minimize Shortcomings
    • Guidance for Choosing the Right Model for Your Organization
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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