Gartner Research

The End of Trade-Offs as We Know Them

Published: 15 April 2016

ID: G00302939

Analyst(s): Debra Hofman


All supply chains make trade-offs, often achieving one goal at the expense of another. But the best companies are figuring out how to achieve the "and" result. This research provides CSCOs and their teams three factors critical to successfully managing trade-offs.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Redefine Trade-Offs and Set Aligned Targets
  • Set People Up for Success
  • Provide Clear Guardrails and Prioritization for Decision Making

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