Gartner Research

Ten Points CSCOs Need to Know About Algorithmic Supply Chains

Published: 11 July 2016

ID: G00311130

Analyst(s): Noha Tohamy


By industrializing the use of advanced analytics, algorithmic supply chains are positioned to bring about the next digital evolution. This research presents the top 10 considerations CSCOs need to know for building successful algorithmic supply chains.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • What Is Algorithmic Business and Algorithmic Supply Chain?


  • 1. Realize That Algorithms Are Not New
  • 2. Understand That Algorithmic Supply Chain Is a Business, Not Just an Analytical Approach
  • 3. Know the Three Tech Trends Coming Together to Bring About Algorithmic Supply Chains
  • 4. Recognize That Algorithmic Supply Chains Offer Consistency, Speed and Scale in Decision Making
  • 5. Understand That Automation Is Not a Prerequisite of the Algorithmic Supply Chain, but Can Result in Major Efficiencies
  • 6. Learn From Already-Successful Examples of Algorithmic Supply Chains
  • 7. Realize That Becoming Algorithmic Will Have a Significant Impact on Your Supply Chain Talent Needs and Organization
  • 8. Embrace Algorithmic Marketplaces to Speed Up the Creation of Algorithmic Supply Chain
  • 9. Create Your Proprietary "Playbook" as a Unique Competitive Advantage
  • 10. Realize That Higher DDVN Maturity, While Not a Prerequisite, Is Critical to Reap Bigger Benefits

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