This step by step guide to category management helps strategic sourcing professionals develop category sourcing strategies. It provides a category sourcing strategy template and details the steps required to complete it.
This article discusses the processes, best practices, lessons learned and results from the procurement transformation shaping both commercial and not-for-profit organizations. The author applies these learning to develop strategic sourcing strategies and implement commodity strategies as an application of strategic sourcing.
This white paper examines current sourcing trends, discusses innovation in sourcing strategy, and analyzes the benefits and challenges of a multi-vendor sourcing model.
This paper provides a risk driven approach strategic sourcing strategy – first assess risks associated with outsourcing, then use these risks to screen candidates for outsourcing and make the key decisions on in-sourcing versus outsourcing.
This quick guide provides an overview of the steps to develop a strategic sourcing strategy and plan and tips and tricks to get an effective plan in place.
This white paper introduces strategic sourcing, relates strategic sourcing with IT policy, positions strategic sourcing within the sourcing life cycle, and provides a template for strategic sourcing. This template provides a structure, identifies components that are relevant, creates a checklist, and establishes a common language and criteria for each commodity/service being sourced by the organization.
This compendium of thought leadership articles, practitioner interviews, and market research highlights strategic sourcing trends in Europe and can be valuable for leaders engaged in implementing information technology, business process improvement and other sourcing activities.
This research report discusses how top companies use technology and partners to create a world class logistics capability.
This whitepaper makes the case for quality – the authors argue that cost per hour does not reflect the true "efficiency" of an outsourced project; quality processes do.
This whitepaper identifies key concerns and discusses best practices to address them to secure data and intellectual property in offshore outsourcing relationships