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Design and Align the Supply Chain Strategy Primer for 2015

Published: 16 July 2015

ID: G00279890

Analyst(s): Dana Stiffler


Chief supply chain officers and heads of supply chain strategy lay the crucial groundwork that enables high performance. Strategy development, functional alignment, maturity diagnosis and performance management are all core practices under the broad capability, "supply chain strategy."

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do we develop a strategy and roadmap aligned to business priorities and in collaboration with business partners?
    • How do I align my functional strategies with the end-to-end supply chain view and overall business direction?
    • How do we assess end-to-end DDVN maturity and use it to build a roadmap?
    • How do we design and build an effective supply chain performance management capability?

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  • Suggested First Steps
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