This case study highlights best practices for sustainable success of outsourcing relationships. Outsourcing can start off well but the effectiveness can deteriorate over time. These best practices help ensure success over the long term. Excellent Read!
This white paper provides a structured, vendor and industry independent, step by step approach to vendor evaluation and selection. CIOs can gain understanding of the considerations, and challenges of vendor selection process, and how to solve these challenges.
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 white paper examines current sourcing trends, discusses innovation in sourcing strategy, and analyzes the benefits and challenges of a multi-vendor sourcing model.
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 white paper examines characteristics and benefits of the lease with title transfer strategy, and discusses various scenarios where this strategy can be applied.
This white paper assesses recent trends in the mid-tier sourcing marketplace, and basic considerations faced by buyer organizations with differing levels of outsourcing experience. Risks and opportunities are discussed, and potential sourcing strategy options and key success factors are outlined.
This white paper examines key functions in facilities management outsourcing, describing specific considerations and challenges for each. A distinction is made between critical activities that deserve a high degree of management attention, and activities that may merit less consideration,thereby freeing up management to focus on what really matters.
This paper points out that the conflict between customer requirements, internal objectives and supplier capabilities requires procurement to play a balancing act with stakeholders. It argues that for risks to be properly managed, procurement needs to gain a better understanding of the supply chain of the products and services it is acquiring<br />