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Three-Step Roadmap to Bimodal Adaptive Sourcing: Leverage Digital Urgency to Be an IT Broker

Published: 20 May 2015

ID: G00272646

Analyst(s): Claudio Da Rold

Summary

Over 70% of businesses will implement bimodal IT and restructure their sourcing portfolio to cope with rapid digital business innovation. Sourcing executives have an opportunity to align to business innovation, evolve their sourcing portfolio and take a central, brokering role in IT.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Step 1. Leverage or Create a Business Sense of Urgency to Kick Off Rapid Business Innovation Initiatives With a "Buy-and-Invest" Sourcing Style
    • Case Study
  • Step 2. Make Your Organization Essential for Rapid Innovation, Prepare to Deliver It at Digital Speed and Accelerate "Run" Modernization
    • Case Study
  • Step 3. Implement a Bimodal Sourcing Strategy, Carve Out Differentiating Processes and Implement an IT-as-a-Broker Capability to Deliver Business Outcomes Across Modes, Capabilities and Delivery Models
    • Case Study

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