Gartner Research

Key Issues for SCM, 2009

Published: 20 March 2009

ID: G00166001

Analyst(s): Tim Payne , C. Klappich


The world has become a different place economically in 2009. For supply chain management, the focus is back on cost reduction, efficiency and customer service. Gartner research will examine how the evolution of technologies centered on SCM will support these priorities.

Table Of Contents
  • Audience
  • Scope
    • Key Issue: How will end-user organizations best implement, deploy, optimize and use SCM technologies?
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    • Key Issue: How will enterprises maximize the business value of SCM technology in tough economic times?
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    • Key Issue: How will supply chain globalization affect the technology strategies necessary to address increasing supply chain complexity, operational risk and supply chain sustainability?
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    • Key Issue: How will the different markets for SCM technologies evolve, and how should organizations select SCM applications and vendors?
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    • Key Issue: How will multienterprise collaboration and end-user ecosystems evolve to support innovative SCM processes?
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