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EITL Forum Debrief: Best Practices to Build a Stronger Vendor Management Organization (Jun-13 Forum NA)

Published: 12 July 2013

ID: G00254137

Analyst(s): Debra Chamberlin, Don Vamos

Summary

The recent sourcing and vendor management peer forum highlighted best practices in building a stronger vendor management organization by focusing on business continuity planning, VMO measurement and VMO placement within the organization.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Analyst Insight: Make Vendor Risk Management and Supplier Contingency a Business Imperative
  • Member Insight: Protect Yourself to Weather the Dispute Storm
  • Ask the Members: Develop a Collaborative Framework and Values Measurement Across Vendor Management, Procurement, Finance and Legal Departments
  • Member Workshop: Understand and Optimize Roles and Responsibilities in Sourcing, Procurement and Vendor Management
  • Members' Hot Topics Interests: Explore Outsourcing and Managed Services, and Strategy and Governance

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