Gartner Research

Maximize the Value From Investments in Strategic Sourcing Suites

Published: 13 February 2014

ID: G00257716

Analyst(s): Magnus Bergfors

Summary

Strategic sourcing suites are gaining in popularity and are approaching the Plateau of Productivity. Procurement leaders and IT leaders supporting procurement should use this research to benchmark and maximize the value of their strategic sourcing suites and to plan future implementations.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • The Strategic Sourcing Suite
    • Who Is Buying
    • What Is Being Bought
  • Delivery Method
    • Return on Investment
  • The Strategic Sourcing Suite Modules
    • Spend Analysis
    • E-Sourcing
    • Supply Base Management
    • Contract Life Cycle Management
  • Summary

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