By dustinmattison1974

Can you talk about what is the bimodal supply chain?

Well, let’s start with a discussion of what bimodal means. Essentially, bimodal is the idea that in large organizations, you have existing, traditional IT, which follows traditional practices and traditional policies and processes and leverages existing technology assets. And we call that mode one, or slow IT. And then mode two would be what you might call fast IT. It’s more agile, more devop-centric, customer-centric, much more fast moving in addressing digital priorities.

So bimodal, essentially, is the recognition that many organizations, especially large ones, have this situation where they have slow moving IT and fast moving IT. And then the question then is, “Well, is that a problem?” Or, “What do we do about it?”

Read the entire article at https://community.kinaxis.com/people/dustinmattison1974/blog/2017/02/06/a-critical-look-at-the-bi-modal-supply-chain?author=2015%2F07

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