Gartner Research

Demonstrate IT Procurement's Business Value and Prevent Bypass by Avoiding These Common Pitfalls

Published: 25 March 2013

ID: G00245376

Analyst(s): Guriq Sedha

Summary

IT procurement directors need to implement a targeted collaboration strategy so enterprise objectives cannot be jeopardized when IT procurement processes are bypassed or activities fail. Engaging with stakeholders in the early stages will prevent failure and foster collaborative relationships.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Use Collaboration and Escalation Techniques
  • Define Procurement Roles Across the Organization
  • Guarantee Consistency Across Procurement Processes and Policies
  • Exploit Cross-Organizational Skills and Experience

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