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Seize Opportunities, Manage Challenges and Address Limitations to Transform IT Procurement

Published: 29 August 2013

ID: G00245375

Analyst(s): Guriq Sedha

Summary

Gathering momentum to transform IT procurement is challenging, and underlying constraints can hinder the process. IT procurement professionals must exploit chances to increase their credibility and address limitations, then create transformational goals that align with stakeholder expectations.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Assess Procurement's Maturity in a Macro-Level Context to Form a Basis for the Transformation Plan
  • Exploit Upcoming Opportunities and Map Them to Business Objectives
  • Identify Underlying Procurement Challenges and Propose Best Practices to Address Them
  • Manage Business and Supply-Market Limitations and Constraints
  • Develop a Transformation Plan That Provides Directional Support and Key Initiatives for the Next 12 to 18 Months

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