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Asian Manufacturers Must Look Beyond Stage 2 DDVN Maturity to Manage Demand Volatility

Published: 19 June 2013

ID: G00251941

Analyst(s): Debashis Tarafdar

Summary

Increased customer expectations, faster new product introduction and changes in customer buying behaviors have introduced significant demand volatility in recent years. To ensure profitable response, manufacturing supply chain leaders in Asia must elevate their DDVN maturity beyond Stage 2.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Create Agility in Supply Chain Operations With Tighter Integration Between SCP and Execution across the Appropriate Time Horizons
    • Recommendations
  • Adopt the Gartner Five-Stage DDVN Maturity Model to Assess the Business Units Facing Challenges With Volatile Demand
    • Recommendations
  • Elevate Maturity Beyond Stage 2 by Building Collaborative Capabilities to Respond Quickly to Demand Variation Across Various Time Horizons
    • Recommendations

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