Supply Chain Analytics

Build a stronger supply chain analytics strategy competence

Map Your Journey to Supply Chain Analytics Excellence

Maturing in the adoption of supply chain analytics is a prerequisite to successful supply chain digitalization. As a starting point to advancing along this maturing journey, supply chain leaders responsible for analytics strategy must gauge their organization’s current analytics capabilities. Gartner's research presents a five-stage model that a supply chain analytics leader can use to gauge analytics maturity and guide the organization in building an end-to-end analytics competency.

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    I've been asking about advanced analytics, predictive analytics, prescriptive analytics and machine learning. The team has been good about providing content and having some calls to share best practices. The content has helped us forge our way through the definition stage and even into the design stage of the models we're building.

    Retail Industry Client

    Leaders struggle to balance efforts when building a supply chain analytics foundation and competencies

    The relationship between advanced analytics and supply chain excellence is undeniable. Leaders in supply chain have consistently credited analytics as a key differentiator to cope with complexity and capitalize on market opportunity. To follow suit, supply chain organizations are focusing on building strong analytics competencies. However, many companies are still on the early road to harvesting data and the successful use of analytics.

    In a recent survey, 74% of supply chain executives rated advanced analytics as one of their top two most important emerging technologies.
    In a Gartner supply chain survey, 79% of respondents said that they have developed training programs to help their internal users with advanced analytics adoption

    Clarify supply chain analytics goals, secure talent and invest in technology

    Across industries, high-performing companies invariably share one commonality — the growing ability to leverage data and analytics to make better supply chain and organizational decisions. Supply chain leaders should focus on three areas when developing a solid analytics foundation: Clarifying goals, securing talent and investing in technology.

    In a Gartner supply chain survey, 79% of respondents said that they have developed training programs to help their internal users with advanced analytics adoption

    Strategic supply chain insights you can use

    Gartner's future work insights, advice, data and tools helps supply chain leaders develop effective strategies to build a foundation for successful use of analytics and improving adoption.

    Leverage Data & Analytics to Support Supply Chain Digitalization

    This complimentary webinar looks at the significant hurdles that many organizations still face in evolving their supply chain talent towards data-driven decision-making, and how to overcome those hurdles.

    The Supply Chain Analytics Leader’s First 100 Days

    Supply chain analytics leaders can use this research to map out their team's strategy, assess current capabilities and build key relationships with stakeholders.

    Improve the Supply Chain With Advanced Analytics and AI

    A Gartner survey shows supply chain analytics leaders using advanced analytics and AI to augment and automate supply chain decision making.

    Essential Roles and Talent to Achieve Supply Chain Analytics and Excellence

    Supply chain leaders responsible for analytics talent and strategy can use this research to pursue the roles and skills required to succeed in supply chain analytics.

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    Gartner topic experts

    Gartner’s supply chain experts include more than 100 people worldwide. Meet a few of our leaders. 

    Ken Chadwick
    VP Analyst

    Caroline Chumakov
    Principal Analyst

    Mike Griswold
    VP Analyst

    Noha Tohamy
    Distinguished VP Analyst

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