Gartner Research

Use Benchmarking With a Supply Chain Maturity Assessment to Prioritize Key Initiatives

Published: 28 June 2016

ID: G00310093

Analyst(s): Debashis Tarafdar

Summary

Gartner's five-stage DDVN maturity assessment can help identify strengths and weaknesses in the supply chain. However, if a number of areas need improvement, benchmarking key supply chain metrics can help CSCOs and strategy leaders prioritize critical areas that need immediate attention.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Supplement DDVN Maturity Self-Assessment With Supply Chain Metrics Benchmarking to Get a View of the Overall Supply Chain Health From Both Process as Well as Performance Perspectives
  • Identify High-Potential Opportunities by Cross-Referencing the Results From a DDVN Assessment and the Benchmarking of Key Supply Chain Metrics
  • Prioritize Opportunities That Could Quickly Lead to Alignment of Operational Objectives With Overall Business Objectives, and Use Those as Inputs to Develop Strategic Roadmaps

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