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Supply Chain Leaders: Assert Supply Chain’s Central Role in Your Enterprise’s AI Adoption

Published: 03 May 2019

ID: G00385407

Analyst(s): Noha Tohamy

Summary

Supply chain leaders must proactively seek involvement in their enterprise’s AI technology selection, talent acquisition and development efforts. This active involvement will better position supply chains to not only align, but shape their organization’s AI strategy.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Top Drivers for AI Adoption Are Improved Efficiency and Cost Reduction
  • AI’s Governance Is Mostly Centralized Across the Enterprise
  • IT Is the Primary Decision Maker in Selecting AI Suppliers
  • Preference for Customizing Commercial AI Solutions for Industry Needs
  • AI Development Needs Surpass Organizations’ Available Talent
  • Methodology
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