This whitepaper presents a generic template and guidelines for vendor selection. It does not promise to be a complete or definitive work on the topic nor a de-facto standard for vendor selection.
Can Information Technology, which is critical to an organization’s success, deliver without a sourcing capability? The authors argue that not only is a sourcing strategy critical to IT value but also that a successful strategy requires a focus away from cost to competency.
This paper introduces a supplier evaluation framework and process that focuses on building sustainable supplier relationships based upon core values.