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Adopt Supply Chain Modeling as an Essential Advanced Analytics Competency

Published: 13 June 2016

ID: G00293125

Analyst(s): Noha Tohamy


Supply chain modeling is an effective way for organizations to better understand current supply chain dynamics and pursue further efficiencies and growth. This research presents best practices for supply chain strategists looking to build and mature in this analytics competency.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Understand the Different Modeling Techniques and Their Unique Goals
  • Choose a Modeling Solution to Support Current and Future Needs
  • Identify New Supply Chain Use Cases for Analysis and Improvement
  • Balance the Need for Science With Solution Usability for Successful Deployment

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