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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Planning, 2013

Published: 22 November 2013

ID: G00252453

Analyst(s): Tim Payne


Supply chain and IT leaders can transform their supply chain planning by using this Hype Cycle to understand the maturity and viability of various supply chain planning technologies, as well as some of the underlying technologies that will transform the way planning can be accomplished.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Business Analytics PaaS (baPaaS)
    • Multienterprise MDM
    • Supply Chain Segmentation Response
    • In-Memory Computing and Packaged Business Applications
    • In-Memory Computing Enabling Systems
    • Demand-Pull Respond Planning and Scheduling
    • Discrete-Event Simulation for Supply Chains
    • Pace-Layered Application Strategy and SCP
    • In-Memory Operational DBMS
    • Process Style: Event-Driven BPM
    • Integrated Business Planning/Stages 4 and 5 S&OP
  • At the Peak
    • Cost-to-Serve Analysis
    • SCM BPO
    • Supply Chain Performance Management
    • Intelligent Business Operations
    • Integration PaaS (iPaaS)
    • Demand Signal Repository
    • Complex-Event Processing
    • Analytical In-Memory DBMS
    • Supply Chain Segmentation Planning
    • Multienterprise Business Process Platform
    • In-Memory Database Management Systems
    • Software-as-a-Service Supply Chain Planning
    • Stochastic Supply Chain Planning
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Profitable to Promise
    • Business Process Networks
    • Supply Chain Segmentation Design
    • Supply Chain Planning System of Record
    • Multiechelon Inventory Optimization
    • Trade Promotion Optimization
    • In-Memory Analytics
    • MDM of Product Data
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Distributed Order Management
    • Integration Brokerage
    • Process Style: Guided Navigation
    • SCM BPaaS
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Stages 2 and 3 Sales and Operations Planning
    • Capable-to-Promise Systems
    • Supply Chain Collaboration
    • Business Process Hubs
    • Factory Scheduling
    • Supply Chain Analytics
    • Strategic Network Design
    • Service Parts Planning
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Predictive Analytics
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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