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Strengthen the Innovative Capability of Your Supply Chain Through Purpose, Process and People

Published: 24 April 2015

ID: G00277323

Analyst(s): Virginia Howard


High-tech supply chains are transforming. The rise of digital business and relentless pressure from CEOs to support growth are formidable challenges requiring CSCOs to excel in at least one of the pillars of innovation — purpose, process or people — while developing competency in all three.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Innovate Through Purpose and Intent by Building Conviction Through Imperatives That Resonate With Partners
  • Innovate Through Process and Organization by Adopting or Adapting Processes That Connect Top-Down Strategies With Bottom-Up Enablement of Teams
  • Innovate Through People and Culture by Developing Talent, Providing Outlets and Rewarding Efforts

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