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Supply Chain Innovation: A Balanced Approach Enables Supply Chains to Gain Competitive Advantage

Published: 30 March 2018

ID: G00350462

Analyst(s): Virginia Howard

Summary

To exploit the epic potential and the increased complexity that digital business presents, CSCOs must balance investments in open innovation initiatives with centralized teams that can champion breakthrough innovations.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Increase Benefits From Innovation by Balancing Investments
  • Open Innovation: The Power of the Crowd
    • No. 1 — Idea Challenges
    • No. 2 — Hackathons/Innovation Days
    • No. 3 — Innovation Labs
  • Centralized Innovation: The Benefits of Focus

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