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An IDC Analyst Connection

The digital transformation (DX) of the supply chain has brought new innovative technologies to the manufacturing industry.  Moving to a digitally enabled "thinking" supply chain must be about readiness, return, and relevance.

In this Q&A-style article, Simon Ellis, program vice president for supply chain strategies at IDC Manufacturing Insights, answers questions asked on behalf of Esri's customers and discusses the following:

  • The meaning of disruption in the supply chain
  • How companies gain competitive advantage through managing data
  • The role of a digital twin in the supply chain


Understanding Today's "Thinking" Supply Chain

Simon Ellis, IDC program vice president, authored this Analyst Connection, which features a question and answer dialogue on disruption in the supply chain, data management and analysis, and supply chain as a strategic contributor to achieve growth and innovation.

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