Gartner Research

Create a Plan to Advance Your Supply Chain Innovation Culture and Processes

Published: 07 October 2015

ID: G00292484

Analyst(s): Virginia Howard


CSCOs can use this research as a framework to expand their knowledge and guide decisions for launching or improving their innovation culture and initiatives. We include a questionnaire to confirm innovation goals, and Gartner recommended research for creating an innovation plan.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Step No. 1: Determining Your Innovation Goals and Targets
  • Step 2: Developing Your Innovation Plan
    • Determine Innovation Strengths and Challenges
    • Define Innovation Activities
  • Step 3: Maximizing the Impact of Your Supply Chain Innovation

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.