Gartner Research

Orchestrate Innovation Ecosystems to Enable Growth and Competitiveness

Published: 02 March 2016

ID: G00300713

Analyst(s): Virginia Howard


High-tech firms focused on digital business transformation are increasingly leveraging external partnerships to deliver holistic goals to create new value. This research provides recommendations for chief supply chain officers managing these dynamic, collaborative opportunities for innovation.

Table Of Contents

Research Findings


  • The Innovation Ecosystem Revolution
  • Winning Requires Balancing Openness and Maturity
  • CSCOs Have the Opportunity to Become a Driving Force in Leading Innovation Ecosystems
  • Increasing Creativity and Business Value Requires Investments in Innovation Ecosystem
  • Measure Qualitative and Quantitative Outcomes to Gauge Success
  • Conclusion

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