Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Planning Technologies, 2017

Published: 18 December 2017

ID: G00319950

Analyst(s): Tim Payne , Alex Pradhan , Amber Salley


Supply chain IT leaders can transform their supply chain planning technology by using this Hype Cycle. It provides guidance into the maturity and viability of various capabilities and underlying technologies that will transform the way planning decisions will be taken in the future.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Transportation Forecasting
    • Algorithmic Supply Chain Planning
    • Segmented Response
    • Discrete-Event Simulation in SCP
    • In-Process HTAP
  • At the Peak
    • Respond Planning
    • Digital Business
    • Machine Learning
    • NLP
    • Prescriptive Analytics
    • SCM BPO
    • Cognitive Computing
    • Internet of Things
    • Integrated Business Planning/Stages 4 and 5 S&OP
    • Point-of-Decision HTAP
    • Predictive Analytics
    • Demand Signal Repository
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Stochastic Supply Chain Planning
    • Supply Chain Planning Collaboration
    • Big Data
    • Supply Planning
    • Profitable to Promise
    • Segmented Design
    • Segmented Planning
    • Supply Chain Planning System of Record
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Cost-to-Serve Analysis
    • Demand Sensing
    • Network Design
    • SaaS Supply Chain Planning
    • Multiechelon Inventory Optimization
    • Information Hubs for SCM
    • SCM BPaaS
    • DOM
    • Stage 3 S&OP
    • Capable-to-Promise Systems
    • Diagnostic Analytics
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Descriptive Analytics
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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