This is a thorough discussion on the key aspects of purchasing, supply chain management, and strategic sourcing. CIOs who want to get the basics right will find this a very helpful reference. (800+ pages) This guide to strategic sourcing will help you with the following: What is purchasing, procurement, supply chain management, and strategic sourcing?…
This presentation details a step-by-step framework, and approach to develop an IT Sourcing Strategy. This strategic sourcing framework is applied to a real life situation and the results of this case study are presented. (80 Pages)
The authors discuss aligning sourcing strategy with business objectives i.e. results driven strategic sourcing. The white paper introduces common outsourcing models that produce results – staff augmentation, managed services, project outsourcing, and out tasking.
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.
A quick introduction to strategic sourcing – what is strategic sourcing? what is the scope of strategic sourcing? what are the advantages of strategic sourcing?