Gartner Research

Apply the Supply Chain Maturity Model for Better Demand Planning

Published: 02 August 2013

ID: G00253653

Analyst(s): Amber Salley, Debashis Tarafdar


Processes, technology and people must converge to improve demand-planning excellence. Supply chain leaders can use the Gartner Maturity Model for Demand Planning to assess their current capability, and to develop a road map to define their short-term and long-term demand management strategies.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Understand What Demand Planning Means for Business
    • Recommendations
  • Improve Demand Planning With Our Maturity Model
    • Recommendations
  • Determine Your Stage Based on Different Dimensions of Maturity
    • Stage 1: React
    • Stage 2: Anticipate
    • Stage 3: Integrate
    • Stage 4: Collaborate
    • Stage 5: Orchestrate
    • Recommendations
  • Develop a Plan to Move From One Stage to the Next
    • The Move From Stage 1 to Stage 2
    • The Move From Stage 2 to Stage 3
    • The Move From Stage 3 to Stage 4
    • The Move From Stage 4 to Stage 5
    • Recommendations
  • Shift Your Focus Depending on the Stage of Maturity
    • Recommendations

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