Gartner Research

Move to Mastery: Innovate, Disrupt and Scale the Digital Supply Chain

Published: 06 September 2018

ID: G00369829

Analyst(s): Dana Stiffler, John Johnson, Ken Chadwick


Leading supply chains have already embarked on a digital journey, creating new talent requirements, overhauling cultures and finding new ways to involve stakeholders. This research outlines the capabilities that supply chain leaders must master to avoid being left behind.

Table Of Contents


  • Digital Is Disrupting Industries; Retail Illustrates the Potential Impact
  • What Does Mastery Look Like When It Comes to Innovating, Disrupting and Scaling the Digital Supply Chain?
    • Disruption Changes Fundamental Expectations
    • Innovation and Disruption Require the Ability to Scale New Ideas Up and Across the Organization
    • Three Archetypes of Mastery That Align With Digital Business Maturity
  • Three Digital Scale Accelerators That Are Required to Become a Digital Business
    • Innovate Your Talent Strategy
    • Disrupt Your Culture
    • Scale the Digital Core

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