Gartner Research

The Four Futures of the CSCO Role

Published: 05 February 2015

ID: G00273144

Analyst(s): Dana Stiffler


Gartner's research on advanced supply chain practices and organizational maturity points toward four future role types for the chief supply chain officer. Here we provide a simple approach for CSCOs to map their own personal situations against these scenarios to ensure future success.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • The Four Futures of the CSCO Role
    • The Engineer
    • The Strategic Enabler
    • The Integrator
    • The Pioneer
  • Recommended Action Plan for CSCOs to Prepare for the Four Futures

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