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High-Tech Manufacturing Supply Chainnovators 2016: Connecting, Collaborating and Capitalizing on Complexity

Published: 17 May 2016

ID: G00307562

Analyst(s): Virginia Howard


Gartner's Supply Chainnovators program recognizes unconventional, innovative and high-impact initiatives that high-tech manufacturing leaders are using to transform the supply chain. Supply chain peers can make comparable advances by leveraging the insights from this year's winners: Cisco and Jabil.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Leverage Integrated Data, Predictive Analytics and Prescriptive Applications Across the Supply Chain Ecosystem to Provide Actionable Visibility, Cross-Functional Intelligence and Collaborative Decision Making
  • Invest in Tools, Talent and Processes Now to Ready Your Supply Chain for a Human-Augmented, Autonomous Future
  • Advance Your Supply Chain Innovation Competency by Funding Exploration, Enabling Experimentation and Rewarding Intelligent Learning

Case Studies

  • High-Tech Manufacturing Supply OEM Chainnovator 2016: CISCO
    • Chainnovation: Adaptive Test — Using Big Data and Internet of Everything (IoE) for Dynamically Optimizing Quality Assurance
    • What the Chainnovation Was
    • How Chainnovation Was Achieved
    • The Impact of the Chainnovation
  • High-Tech Manufacturing Supply EMS Chainnovator 2016: JABIL
    • Chainnovation: Intelligent Control Tower — Using Visibility and Analytics to Manage Supply Chain Complexity and Enable Cross-Functional Collaboration
    • Chainnovation Drivers
    • How Chainnovation Was Achieved
    • The Impact of the Chainnovation
  • Appendix: Mission and Methodology of Gartner Supply Chainnovators

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