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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Planning, 2016

Published: 09 November 2016

ID: G00296243

Analyst(s): Tim Payne


Supply chain and IT leaders can transform their supply chain planning by using this Hype Cycle to understand the maturity and viability of various supply chain planning capabilities and some of the underlying technologies that will transform the way planning can be accomplished.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Algorithmic Supply Chain Planning
    • IoT Business Solutions
    • Transportation Forecasting
    • Segmented Response
    • In-Process HTAP
    • Discrete-Event Simulation in SCP
    • Digital Business
    • Demand-Pull Respond Planning and Scheduling
  • At the Peak
    • Multienterprise MDM
    • Multienterprise Grid Functionality
    • Prescriptive Analytics
    • Machine Learning
    • Point-of-Decision HTAP
    • Predictive Analytics
    • Integrated Business Planning/Stages 4 and 5 S&OP
    • IMC-Enabled Packaged SCP Applications
    • Pace-Layered Application Strategy and SCP
    • Demand Signal Repository
    • Big Data
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • SaaS Supply Chain Planning
    • Stochastic Supply Chain Planning
    • Profitable to Promise
    • Segmented Planning
    • Supply Chain Planning Collaboration
    • Segmented Design
    • Supply Chain Planning System of Record
    • Intelligent Business Operations
    • Network Design
    • Cost-to-Serve Analysis
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Information Hubs for SCM
    • Multiechelon Inventory Optimization
    • Trade Promotion Optimization
    • Distributed Order Management
    • Stage 3 S&OP
    • Diagnostic Analytics
    • Capable-to-Promise Systems
    • Descriptive Analytics
    • Manufacturing Scheduling
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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