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Adaptive Sourcing Strategies Are Bimodal by Design to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Published: 19 November 2015

ID: G00292467

Analyst(s): Claudio Da Rold , Ruby Jivan


Failure rates in digital transformation will be high, but central to those who are successful will be a bimodal sourcing strategy that drives legacy modernization in parallel with rapid innovation. Sourcing executives must move to bimodal adaptive sourcing to exploit market capabilities.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Go Bimodal: Design, Implement and Continuously Update Your Roadmap Toward Bimodal Adaptive Sourcing

Case Study

  • Disrupt the Market Before Others Disrupt You: Create a Mode 2 Sourcing Strategy

Case Study

  • Modernize the Production Environment (Mode 1): Move to Cloud-First Services, and Invest in New IT and Sourcing Skills

Case Study

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