Jennifer Loveland

Jennifer Loveland

Sr Director Analyst
Jennifer Loveland is a Senior Research Director in the Operations, Industrial and High Tech team. Jennifer advises CSCOs and supply chain leaders on formulating an effective strategy and designing a supply chain to achieve that strategy. Key focus areas include developing customer intimacy to identify what customers value in supply chain, aligning supply chain strategy to corporate strategy, defining the competitive advantage supply chain provides, segmenting the operating model to handle complexity profitably and balance efficiency, agility, resilience and responsiveness. Her research seeks to create methodologies to standardize and break down theoretical concepts such as segmentation or agility to move from "buzz" to value. She is a thought leader on how to build a more modular and composable supply chain and enterprise operating model to thrive during persistent disruption and digital business transformation.
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Tuesday, 27 September, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM BST
Modular Operating Models Make Faster Change a Competitive Advantage

Making operating model change easier, faster, safer and less costly allows CSCOs to test and scale bold moves to maximize supply chain value. Address shifting supply chain requirements by adopting modular operating model designs that provide smart flexibility to rapidly reconfigure capabilities to tailor outcomes and tame complexity. Supply chain composability makes change a tool for advantage.

Wednesday, 28 September, 2022 / 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM BST
Ask the Expert: Creating and Communicating a Compelling Supply Chain Strategy

Creating a compelling strategy is a perennial challenge for CSCOs and having a purpose-driven focus in a dynamic environment makes it even harder. Attend this session and ask a Gartner expert about best practices for creating a compelling supply chain strategy and approaches to presenting that strategy to your board of directors and other company executives.

Thursday, 29 September, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM BST
Ask the Expert: Maximizing Supply Chain Segmentation Value

The need to balance growth, cost optimization and complexity is a growing challenge for supply chain leaders, and segmentation can help. Come ask a Gartner expert how segmentation can help to create this balance, where to apply segmentation and how to maximize its benefits.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.