Gartner Research

Defining Digital Supply Chain Planning

Published: 03 June 2019

ID: G00391738

Analyst(s): Tim Payne


Many companies aim to digitize their supply chain planning. Few have a clear view of what this means or how to define it. This research note lays out Gartner’s definition of digital supply chain planning for supply chain technology leaders responsible for supply chain solutions.

Table Of Contents


  • Digital Supply Chain Planning
    • Dimension 1: Horizontal Alignment of Decisions
    • Dimension 2: Vertical Alignment of Decisions
    • Dimension 3: Degree of Decision Automation
    • Dimension 4: Mix of Decision Type
    • Dimension 5: Latency of Decision Data
    • Dimension 6: Granularity of Decision Data
    • Dimension 7: Degree of Bimodal Planning
  • Conclusion

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