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Orchestrating the Supply Chain to Deliver Digital Business Solutions

Published: 07 April 2016

ID: G00302155

Analyst(s): Stan Aronow , Virginia Howard

Summary

Digital business is creating a new normal for supply chains. Customer expectations, competitive threats and the way business is done are all shifting based on technological advances. In response, CSCOs must adjust their focus to balance control with empowering solution-centric ecosystems.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Analysis

  • Identify a Portfolio of Partners, With Credibility, Flexibility and Complementary Expertise, Whose Corporate Objectives and Business Priorities Align With Your Digital Business Strategy
  • Advance Your Organization's Skills, Governance and Processes for Facilitating an Environment in Which Co-creation, Capture and Monetization of Business Value Can Emerge and Be Sustained
  • Structure Roles and Interdependencies for Ecosystem Where Participation Is Voluntary and Coordination Resembles Enabling Leadership, Rather Than Strict Management
  • Summary

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