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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Planning, 2015

Published: 25 November 2015

ID: G00278542

Analyst(s): Tim Payne


Supply chain and IT leaders can transform their supply chain planning by using this Hype Cycle to understand the maturity and viability of various supply chain planning capabilities and some of the underlying technologies that will transform the way planning can be accomplished.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • In-Process Hybrid Transaction/Analytical Processing (HTAP)
    • Supply Chain Big Data Analytics
    • End-to-End Supply Chain Risk Management
    • Segmented Response
    • Discrete-Event Simulation in SCP
    • Multienterprise MDM
    • Point-of-Decision HTAP
    • Demand-Pull Respond Planning and Scheduling
    • Event-Driven BPM
    • Machine Learning
    • Multienterprise Grid Functionality
    • Real-Time Analytics
    • Prescriptive Analytics
  • At the Peak
    • Integrated Business Planning/Stages 4 and 5 S&OP
    • Predictive Analytics
    • IMC-Enabled Packaged SCP Applications
    • Cost-to-Serve Analysis
    • Pace-Layered Application Strategy and SCP
    • Demand Signal Repository
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Supply Chain Performance Management
    • Profitable to Promise
    • SaaS Supply Chain Planning
    • Stochastic Supply Chain Planning
    • Segmented Planning
    • Supply Chain Planning Collaboration
    • Segmented Design
    • Supply Chain Planning System of Record
    • Intelligent Business Operations
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Information Hubs for SCE
    • Multiechelon Inventory Optimization
    • Trade Promotion Optimization
    • Distributed Order Management
    • Diagnostic Analytics
    • MDM of Product Data
    • Stage 3 S&OP
    • Capable-to-Promise Systems
    • Descriptive Analytics
    • Manufacturing Scheduling
    • Service Parts Planning
    • Strategic Network Design
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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