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Portfolio Complexity Management Must Be a Priority for Chief Supply Chain Officers

Published: 17 February 2016

ID: G00297731

Analyst(s): Jan Kohler, John Johnson , Janet Suleski , Stan Aronow


As manufacturers continue to introduce new products, it is crucial for CSCOs to prioritize portfolio management and to collaborate with business partners to optimize portfolio health. This research outlines how to measure and influence the amount of product complexity that is healthy and acceptable.

Table Of Contents


  • Why Portfolio Complexity Matters to CSCOs
  • The Impact of Portfolio Expansion
  • Best Practices for Optimizing Portfolio Productivity
  • Key Take-Aways

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