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Resourceful Midsize Enterprises Will Grow IT Vendor Management Competencies From the Inside Out

Published: 18 March 2016

ID: G00297150

Analyst(s): Christopher Ambrose , Joanne Spencer


Midsize enterprises rarely have the luxury of a dedicated IT vendor management team, so they must be resourceful in utilizing existing talent. Gartner's competency model will help midmarket IT leaders optimize limited resources by cultivating the right skills for the right roles.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Identify Core Competencies Needed to Perform IT Vendor Management Functions and Activities Effectively
  • Align Vendor Management Functions to Existing Resources by Locating Relevant, Transferable Skills Within the Organization
  • Supplement Vendor Management Skills Gap by Investing in Development and Training Programs That Involve Cross Section of IT Leader and Operational Roles

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