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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Planning, 2014

Published: 27 October 2014

ID: G00263832

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 solutions and approaches, 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
    • Supply Chain Big Data Analytics
    • Supply Chain Segmentation Response
    • Supply Chain Risk Management
    • Discrete-Event Simulation for Supply Chains
    • Multienterprise MDM
    • In-Memory Computing Enabling Systems
    • Multienterprise Grid Functionality
    • Demand-Pull Respond Planning and Scheduling
    • Event-Driven BPM
    • Integrated Business Planning/Stages 4 and 5 S&OP
  • At the Peak
    • Business Analytics PaaS (baPaaS)
    • IMC-Enabled Packaged SCM Applications
    • Pace-Layered Application Strategy and SCP
    • Predictive Analytics
    • SCM BPO
    • Process Style: Adaptive Case Management
    • Supply Chain Performance Management
    • Cost-to-Serve Analysis
    • Intelligent Business Operations
    • Demand Signal Repository
    • Complex-Event Processing
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Application-Specific Data Management Solutions
    • In-Memory Database Management Systems
    • Profitable to Promise
    • SaaS Supply Chain Planning
    • Stochastic Supply Chain Planning
    • Supply Chain Segmentation Planning
    • Multienterprise Business Process Platform
    • Analytical In-Memory DBMS
    • Supply Chain Segmentation Design
    • Supply Chain Planning System of Record
    • Multiechelon Inventory Optimization
    • Trade Promotion Optimization
  • Climbing the Slope
    • In-Memory Analytics
    • Supply Chain Information Hub
    • Distributed Order Management
    • MDM of Product Data
    • SCM BPaaS
    • Integration Brokerage
    • Process Style: Content Collaboration
    • Stages 2 and 3 S&OP
    • Capable-to-Promise Systems
    • Supply Chain Collaboration
    • Factory Scheduling
    • Strategic Network Design
    • Service Parts Planning
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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