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Gartner Study of Supply Chain Users Reveals the Emerging Role of Supply Chain IT

Published: 15 October 2015

ID: G00290733

Analyst(s): Christian Titze

Summary

Nearly three-quarters of companies have established IT roles dedicated to supply chain, expressing the importance of supply chain IT as an enabler for growth and transformation. This research clarifies the organizational orientation and major influencing factors that impact supply chain IT leaders.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Supply chain organizations are increasingly expected to contribute to growth and innovation, creating the need for IT leaders to support a strategy that transforms supply chain for the new mission
    • Overview of Key Findings
  • The expanded span of control and influence of the supply chain organization is prompting supply chain and IT leaders to form closer ties and new operating models focused on rapid results
    • Overview of Key Findings

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