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The 2019 Top Supply Chain Technology Trends You Can’t Ignore

Published: 11 March 2019

ID: G00376176

Analyst(s): Christian Titze , Andrew Stevens


Supply chain technology leaders making decisions about innovation and transformation should assess the disruptive impact they might have on people, objectives and IT systems. This research lays out the top technology trends that should be examined to determine their role in tomorrow’s supply chains.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • New and Innovative Technologies Can Potentially and Significantly Disrupt Existing Supply Chain Operating Models
    • Trend No. 1: Artificial Intelligence
    • Trend No. 2: Advanced Analytics
    • Trend No. 3: Internet of Things
    • Trend No. 4: Robotic Process Automation
    • Trend No. 5: Autonomous Things
    • Trend No. 6: Digital Supply Chain Twin
    • Trend No. 7: Immersive Experience
    • Trend No. 8: Blockchain in Supply Chain
    • Other Trends to Watch

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