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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2017

Published: 20 July 2017

ID: G00314091

Analyst(s): Noha Tohamy


Supply chain organizations must maintain a delicate balance between innovation for growth and operational excellence. This Hype Cycle offers supply chain leaders a snapshot of the maturity and benefits of the most critical technologies, business frameworks and competencies.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • SCaaSA
    • Virtualization
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Blockchain in Supply Chain
    • Digital Security
    • SCM Cloud Services
  • At the Peak
    • Customer Intimacy
    • Workforce Analytics
    • Digital Business
    • Solution-Centric Supply Chains
    • Machine Learning
    • Prescriptive Analytics
    • SCM BPO
    • Social Learning Platform
    • 3D Printing in Supply Chain
    • Internet of Things
    • E2E SC Segmentation
    • Predictive Analytics
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Big Data
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • End-to-End Risk Management
    • Digital Manufacturing
    • Metrics and Performance Management
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Cost-to-Serve Analysis
    • Network Design
    • Supply Chain Visibility
    • SCM BPaaS
    • Targeted SC Segmentation
    • Center of Excellence
    • Diagnostic Analytics
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Descriptive Analytics
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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