Gartner acquires SCM World
Gartner acquires SCM World, a cross-industry peer network and learning community providing subscription-based research and conferences.”The SCM World acquisition is consistent with Gartner’s growth strategy to invest in developing world-class products and services that help our supply chain clients make the right decisions, every day”, said Gene Hall, chief executive officer, Gartner.
“The combination of Gartner’s analyst-generated supply chain research and advisory services with SCM World’s peer network for chief supply chain officers, user-generated research and conferences aligns closely to the growing demands of clients worldwide”, Hall continues. “Together, Gartner and SCM World create the best source of objective research, strategic advice, peer networking and must-attend conferences for chief supply chain officers and their leadership teams worldwide.”
Earlier this year Gartner has formalised its partnership with Supply Chain Media – a publishing company focused on connecting supply chain professionals – to work on several concrete initiatives aimed at obtaining meaningful insights into the current state of the supply chain industry in Europe.