IT Sourcing Strategy

e-Book: A Complete Guide to Strategic Sourcing

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…

Case Study – Strategic Sourcing Implementation

This case study details the implementation of strategic sourcing at a global company. Excellent resource for the CIO to understand the implementation details of strategic sourcing – operations, roles, systems, etc.

Strategic Sourcing Strategy

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.

Strategic Sourcing Template

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.

What is Strategic Sourcing?

A quick introduction to strategic sourcing – what is strategic sourcing? what is the scope of strategic sourcing? what are the advantages of strategic sourcing?

IT Strategic Sourcing Case Study

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)

Category Sourcing Strategy Guide

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.

Commodity Sourcing Strategies

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.

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