Gartner Research

Plan for and Use Supply Chain Visibility Capabilities in Close Alignment With Maturity Stages

Published: 24 April 2018

ID: G00320188

Analyst(s): Bart De Muynck , Christian Titze


The digital supply chain requires accurate and prompt supply chain visibility combined with intelligent decision support across the ecosystem. This research note provides supply chain leaders with insights into software capabilities and their usage along the different visibility maturity stages.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Supply Chain Visibility Maturity Revisited: The Two Axes of Business Scope and Activity/Technology Utilization
  • The Four Building Blocks Powering Digital Supply Chains: Watch, Analyze, Respond and Learn
  • Implementing Capabilities at Different Stages of Supply Chain Visibility Maturity: A Snapshot
    • Visibility Revisited
    • Solution Landscape

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.