Gartner Research

Making the Case for a Central Supply Chain Analytics Center of Excellence

Published: 11 June 2018

ID: G00357778

Analyst(s): Noha Tohamy


Finding the right organizational model is critical to the success of supply chain leaders responsible for analytics strategy. Organizations with a central analytics COE experience more significant performance improvements, broader analytics adoption and higher use of analytics technology.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Companies With a Central Supply Chain Analytics COE Experience More Significant Improvements With Advanced Analytics and AI
    • Implications for Supply Chain Analytics Leaders
  • More Advanced Analytics and AI Adoption, Especially in Decision-Making Automation, Is More Frequently Observed With Central Analytics COEs
    • Using AI for Process Augmentation and Automation
    • Implications for Supply Chain Analytics Leaders
  • Organizations With a Central Analytics COE Indicate Higher Usage of Technologies to Support Analytics
    • Implications for Supply Chain Analytics Leader
  • Methodology
  • Definitions
    • Additional Research Contribution and Review

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