Gartner Research

Comprehensive Guide to Supply Chain Visibility: 2018 Update

Published: 16 April 2018

ID: G00343595

Analyst(s): Christian Titze


Supply chain visibility has emerged as a key foundational capability. Supply chain leaders responsible for visibility initiatives should use this research as a pathway for efficiently operating and/or enhancing visibility capabilities within business networks.

Table Of Contents


Research Highlights

  • Visibility Research Overview
    • Group 1: Be Clear About the Company's Maturity Stage
    • Group 2: Explore Supply Chain Visibility Basics — the "What"
    • Group 3: Start the Visibility Journey — the "Why" and "When"
    • Group 4: Find Visibility Software Tools and Key Players in the Market — the "Who"
    • Group 5: Begin the Visibility Project — the "How" (Business)
    • Group 6: Evaluate Visibility Software — the "How" (Technology)
    • Group 7: Learn From Examples and Lessons From Peers
    • Group 8: Discover Correlating Topics
  • What's Next — Research Plans 2018

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