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Charting the Path of the Life Science Digital Supply Chain Journey

Published: 30 July 2018

ID: G00342790

Analyst(s): Michael Burkett , Stephen Meyer


Although the term "digital" is well-established, there is still confusion as to what the word means when it qualifies "business" and "supply chain." This research can help life science supply chain leaders understand these concepts and develop a digital supply chain strategy.

Table Of Contents


  • The Definitions of Digital Supply Chain and Digital Business
    • The Digital Supply Chain
    • The Digital Business
  • What Are the Different Stages of the Digital Supply Chain?
    • Stage 1: The Predigital Supply Chain
    • Stage 2: Digital Supply Chain Functions
    • Stage 3: The Digital Supply Chain
    • Stage 4: The Digital Value Network
    • Stage 5: The Digital Ecosystem
  • Summary

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