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EITL Forum Debrief: The Future of Vendor Management in the Cloud Will Require More Trust and Due Diligence (Mar-12 EMEA)

Published: 07 June 2013

ID: G00251980

Analyst(s): Fernando Martin, Christopher Dixon

Summary

EITL members with sourcing and vendor management responsibilities gathered to discuss topics such as the distinction between vendor management and procurement, multisourcing, vendor management frameworks and cloud services.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Take Care When Defining Responsibilities of IT Vendor Management and IT Procurement
  • Maintain Realistic Expectations and Trust Between All Parties for Your Multisourcing Strategies
  • Develop the Capabilities of the Vendor Management Function With a Framework
  • Be Prepared to Embrace Cloud Services (After Sufficient Research) Because They Are Here to Stay

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