How to Navigate the Fragmented Supplier Management Solutions Market

Published: 29 January 2019 ID: G00352015

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The market for supplier management solutions remains fragmented, with both specialists and suite vendors offering solutions. This research will help application leaders supporting procurement and sourcing to understand different types of vendors and how to shortlist and select the right solutions.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Create Your Supplier Management Use Cases and Requirements
    • Develop a Shortlist of Vendors
      • Strategic Sourcing Application Suite Vendors
      • Supplier Information Management Vendors
      • Supplier Relationship/Collaboration Vendors
      • Integrated Risk Management (IRM) Vendors
      • End-to-End Supply Chain Risk Management (E2E SCRM)
      • Supplier/Service Governance Vendors
      • Others
    • Improve Supplier Data Collection and Risk Assessments
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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