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Hype Cycle for Chief Supply Chain Officers, 2016

Published: 11 July 2016

ID: G00292024

Analyst(s): Noha Tohamy


To build a successful bimodal supply chain, chief supply chain officers must balance operational excellence with disruptive innovation. This Hype Cycle offers CSCOs a snapshot of the maturity and benefits of the most critical technologies, business frameworks and supply chain competencies.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Blockchain/Distributed Ledgers in Supply Chain Execution
    • Cognitive Expert Advisors
    • Digital Security
    • SCM Cloud Services
    • Talent Science
    • Digital Business
  • At the Peak
    • Internet of Things
    • Solution-Centric Supply Chains
    • Prescriptive Analytics
    • Machine Learning
    • Predictive Analytics
    • SCM BPO
    • 3D Printing in Supply Chain
    • Social Knowledge Network
    • E2E SC Segmentation
    • Big Data
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Data Science
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • End-to-End Risk Management
    • Digital Manufacturing
    • Metrics and Performance Management
    • Network Design
    • Cost-to-Serve Analysis
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Center of Excellence
    • Supply Chain Visibility
    • SCM BPaaS
    • Targeted SC Segmentation
    • Diagnostic Analytics
    • External (Third-Party) Manufacturing
    • Descriptive Analytics
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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