Gartner Research

The Supply Chain Path to Becoming a Digital Disrupter

Published: 19 April 2016

ID: G00293183

Analyst(s): Noha Tohamy


Digital transformation hinges on the supply chain's ability to support digital business. This research presents the CSCO and strategists with an extensive body of research on the path to digital maturity, the requisite digital enablers and the corresponding changes to supply chain functions.

Table Of Contents


Research Highlights

  • Digital Trends and Their Impact on Supply Chain Maturity and Models
  • The Impact of the Digital Business on Supply Chain Leadership and Talent
  • Technology Enablers and Capabilities to Support Digital Maturity
  • The Evolution of Supply Chain Functions in the Digital World
    • The Impact of Digitalization on Customer Service
    • The Impact of Digitalization on the 3PL Industry
    • The Impact of Digitalization on Sourcing and Procurement
    • The Impact of Digitalization on Manufacturing
    • The Impact of Digitalization on Product Management
  • Summary

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