Gartner Research

Adopt Agile Microsourcing for Innovation Projects to Drive Digital Success

Published: 10 November 2015

ID: G00280380

Analyst(s): DD Mishra , Ruby Jivan


Digital business and the IoT are driving a paradigm shift, increasing business expectations of agility, flexibility and faster onboarding of providers. Sourcing managers must embrace an adaptive sourcing strategy with small providers and outcome-based contracts for digital and innovation projects.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Adopt an Iterative Sourcing Model for Mode 2 Projects
  • Utilize Mode 2 Selection Criteria and Outcome-Based or Gain-Share Contracting Models
  • Create Partnerships With Service Providers for a Joint Go-to-Market Strategy in Specific Domains to Drive Innovation
  • Appendix

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