Gartner Research

Identify Emerging Opportunities and Disruptions Before They Impact Your Supply Chain

Published: 10 October 2013

ID: G00245983

Analyst(s): Michael Burkett , Jane Barrett , Stephen Stokes, Steven Steutermann


A trend scan provides innovation teams and decision makers with an early assessment of medium- and longer-term drivers and opportunities. We introduce a framework that expands on existing Gartner research and outlines how to conduct your own supply chain trend scan.

Table Of Contents


  • Our Approach for Emerging Trend Scanning
  • Undertaking a Trend Scan

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