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Drivers for and Challenges in the Adoption of Supply Chain Analytics

Published: 08 May 2015

ID: G00276512

Analyst(s): Noha Tohamy


A recent Gartner study highlighted the top drivers for investing in supply chain analytics, and the hurdles facing those initiatives. Supply chain strategists can use these findings to build a strong business case for supply chain analytics initiatives, and to ensure their successful adoption.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • CSCOs' bimodal focus on business growth and operational improvement drives supply chain analytics investments
  • Integrating analytics with back-end systems presents supply chain organizations with their biggest adoption hurdle
  • Operational constraints challenge supply chain organizations to reap the expected benefits of deploying supply chain analytics

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