Gartner Research

Building Strategic Partnerships by Optimizing IT Procurement and Sourcing

Published: 03 June 2013

ID: G00248773

Analyst(s): Guriq Sedha, Ruby Jivan


Sourcing executives need to secure their seat at the business leaders' table by building strategic business partnerships. This practical guidance will help them gain that by delegating tactical procurement activities to defined, automated purchasing channels and by deploying new resource models.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Categorize IT Spend and Define Clear Processes and Policies
  • Align Sourcing Procurement Toward Strategic Roles and Use Automation
  • Define Key Performance Indicators

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