Gartner Research

Implications of Digitalization on Supply Chain Organizational Design

Published: 07 April 2016

ID: G00293300

Analyst(s): Ken Chadwick


Digitalization is causing a seismic shift in how businesses make decisions to respond to the market. Hierarchical organization structures are not fast enough to address the future needs of these businesses. This research outlines a new organizational approach for CSCOs and supply chain strategists.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Shift the Organizational Leadership Mindset From Hierarchy to a Digital Workplace Model
    • Map the Ways the Digital Workplace Will Change Your Supply Chain Organization
    • Agile Teams Will Drive the Future of Supply Chain Organizations
    • Technology Is No Longer Just a Productivity Tool — It's a Team Member
    • Your Partners Will Become More Closely Intertwined in Your Supply Chain Ecosystem and Organization
  • Participate in the Governance and Design of Digital Business Strategies

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