Gartner Research

2016 Strategic Direction for Postmodern SCM

Published: 09 June 2016

ID: G00289793

Analyst(s): C. Klappich , Rick Franzosa , Amber Salley , Ray Barger Jr, Christian Titze , Tim Payne


This note introduces the HOOF model to supply chain, lining out a postmodern SCM strategic direction of cloud adoption, taking into account market trends and new technologies. IT and SC executives should plan and execute their SCM application strategy in line with this direction.

Table Of Contents


  • Why Is Postmodern SCM Important?
  • Adopting a Cloud-Delivered Applications Environment
  • Leveraging Postmodern SCM
  • Current and Future State
    • HOOF in Plan
    • HOOF in Source
    • HOOF in Make
    • HOOF in Deliver
  • Outlook

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