Gartner Research

Algorithmic SCP Redefines Planning Organization, Talent and Processes

Published: 18 June 2018

ID: G00349853

Analyst(s): Tim Payne


To support digitalization, supply chain organizations must embrace algorithmic SCP. This research will guide supply chain leaders responsible for supply chain solutions to effectively leverage new SCP technologies to support that goal.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Algorithmic SCP Will Fundamentally Change the Scope and Size of the Planning Function
  • Algorithmic SCP Creates the Opportunity to Design Planning Processes With the Decision at the Center
  • Algorithmic SCP Drives the Need for Planners to Be Reskilled

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