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Gartner's Simple Vendor Risk Management Framework

Published: 10 September 2009

ID: G00170755

Analyst(s): French Caldwell


This simple vendor risk management process provides an approach for organizations that are beginning to build a vendor risk management framework for IT services providers. This approach can be adapted to IT product vendors as well.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Drivers of Risk Management
  • Alignment and Governance
  • Categorizing Vendors
  • Analyzing Vendor Risks
  • Monitoring Vendor Risks: The Vendor Management Organization
  • Communicating Vendor Risks
  • Optimization and Standards

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