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Nov 2016 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US41863416

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Supply Chain 2017 Predictions

Table of Contents

IDC FutureScape Figure

Figure: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Supply Chain 2017 Top 10 Predictions

Executive Summary

IDC FutureScape Predictions

Summary of External Drivers

Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers

Prediction 1: By 2019, 50% of Manufacturing Supply Chains Will Have Benefited from Digital Transformation, with the Remainder Held Back by Outdated Business Models or Functional Structures

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Guidance

Prediction 2: By 2020, 50% of Mature Supply Chains Will Use Cognitive Computing/AI and Advanced Analytics for Deployment-Based Planning and to Eliminate Sole Reliance on Short-Term Demand Forecasts

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Prediction 3: By the End of 2018, 90% of Manufacturing Supply Chains Will Use B2B Commerce Networks as the Dominant Collaboration Tool for Demand, Supply, Service, and New Product Development

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Prediction 4: By the End of 2017, 35% of Supply Chains Will Be Actively Using Supply Chain Control Towers Integrated with Expanded Use of Integrated Business Planning

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Prediction 5: By the End of 2020, 50% of all Manufacturing Supply Chains Will Have the Capability, Either In-House or Outsourced, to Enable Direct-to-Consumption Shipments and Home Delivery

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Prediction 6: By the End of 2019, 90% of Manufacturing Supply Chains Will Use Cloud Applications Within Supply Chain Fulfillment to Reduce Complexity and Increase Speed and Visibility

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Prediction 7: By the End of 2018, 75% of Large Enterprise Manufacturers Will Have Transitioned to Capabilities-Based Procurement Processes Within Their Businesses

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Prediction 8: By the End of 2019, the Use of Sensors (IoT) for Real-Time Information Sharing Across Organizational Borders Will Boost Manufacturing Supply Chain Productivity and Efficiency by 30%

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Prediction 9: By the End of 2020, 50% of Manufacturers Will Derive Business Value from the Integration of Supply Chain, Plant Operations, and Product and Service Life-Cycle Management

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Prediction 10: By 2018, Technology-Enabled Risk and Resiliency Capabilities Will Have Become a Key Element of Value for 75% of Manufacturing Supply Chains

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Guidance

Advice for Technology Buyers

External Drivers: Detail

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