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Recognize Key Trends and Buying Patterns to Evaluate SAP Application Management Service Providers, 2014

Published: 29 April 2015

ID: G00277412

Analyst(s): Frances Karamouzis , Gilbert van der Heiden


Sourcing managers have a mandate to recognize key trends and partner with service providers to drive results in the application management of their SAP ecosystems. Aggregated Magic Quadrant data, regarding buying patterns, provides valuable insights to enable the selection of service providers.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Recognize Significant Key Trends in the Marketplace and Realize the Benefits While Managing Risk
  • Align Service Provider Skills Availability, Industry Depth and Overall Fit to Your Business Demands
    • Industry Expertise Is Often a Prerequisite for Consideration

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