Gartner Research

Applying Bimodal Practices to Supply Chain and Operations

Published: 04 February 2016

ID: G00293636

Analyst(s): Michael Dominy , Simon Jacobson , Ken Chadwick , Pam Fitzpatrick


Most chief supply chain officers must juggle investments and personnel to support two major goals — cost reduction and revenue growth. Applying bimodal practices correctly will help chief supply chain officers support both goals.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • CSCOs and Their Teams Must Become Adept Jugglers


  • Define and Align Your Supply Chain Strategy
  • Plan Your Strategic Roadmap and Apply Bimodal Practices
    • Considerations When Applying Bimodal Practices to Supply Chain
  • Review Your Strategic Roadmap With the C-Suite
    • Important Things to Keep in Mind as You Look to Engage the C-Suite
  • Communicate Your Strategic Roadmap

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