Gartner Research

Agenda Overview for IT Vendor Management, 2013

Published: 07 January 2013

ID: G00246879

Analyst(s): Gayla Sullivan

Summary

IT vendor management leaders will face dynamic changes in 2013. Gartner's vendor management research agenda will help IT vendor management leaders address these trends, and develop strategies that harness opportunities, while limiting threats to the success of vendor management programs.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

Key Issues

  • How can IT vendor managers create IT vendor management programs that drive consistent business results from IT vendor relationships?
  • What are the best strategies, activities and disciplines to acquire, transition and divest IT vendors?
  • How can IT vendor managers improve IT vendor contracts, performance and relationships to maximize IT vendor value, while managing demand and risk?
  • What are the best practices for evaluating and improving IT vendor management program maturity and effectiveness?

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