Gartner Research

Define Supply Chain Transformation to Align Required Resources

Published: 11 January 2013

ID: G00232049

Analyst(s): Stephen Stokes, Michael Dominy , Matthew Davis


This research defines three transformation approaches that are most often pursued by supply chain strategy organizations. Use this research to fully understand and brand supply chain transformation to best execute your strategic vision.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Defining Transformation: Understand the Critical Elements
  • Branding Transformation: Adapt to the Right Business Ecosystem
    • Fast Followers
    • Greenfield Innovators
    • Cross-Industry Adapters
  • Structuring Transformation: Create a Framework for the Three Types
  • Resourcing Transformation: Create an Action Plan to Get Started

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