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Taking Charge of Supply Chain's Digital Future: Gartner Keynote Insights From the 2015 Supply Chain Conference

Published: 23 September 2015

ID: G00290886

Analyst(s): Dana Stiffler, Noha Tohamy, Pam Fitzpatrick, Michael Burkett

Summary

Digital business will radically impact supply chain organizations. As the CSCO or head of supply chain strategy, you are perfectly situated to help your company gain its digital business edge. Our Gartner Keynote explained what it takes for supply chain to thrive in the digital world.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • As business units embrace a startup mindset, supply chain leaders must seize the opportunity to secure a bigger technology budget and influence the digital business transformation
  • Digital technology is reshaping the supply chain, prompting supply chain leaders to focus on advanced analytics, automation, end-to-end connectivity and the Internet of Things
  • The CEO's interest in digital business requires CSCOs to lead talent strategies that build credibility with new skills and bimodal capabilities

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