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Transforming Technology Procurement to Support Business Innovation Primer for 2016

Published: 15 January 2016

ID: G00292952

Analyst(s): Stewart Buchanan


IT procurement leaders have a unique window of opportunity to transform their organizations into a strategic and trusted advisor for the acquisition of digital and IT-like technologies across the enterprise.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can technology procurement leaders confront the key business trends and technology disrupters and convert them into opportunities for innovative enterprise outcomes?
    • What does technology procurement — the act and the organization — look like in 2020, and how can technology procurement leaders achieve that vision?
    • How do technology procurement leaders avoid disintermediation and bypass as more and more people in the organization are buying technology?
    • Who are the key stakeholders technology procurement leaders embrace, and what models, processes and tools will enhance collaboration and create better overall outcomes?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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