Gartner Research

Managing Procurement and Vendor Management Risk With Startups and Microvendors

Published: 29 June 2016

ID: G00303172

Analyst(s): Paddy Forry, Ehtisham Zaidi


IT leaders must be encouraged to work with startups and microvendors to drive innovation and digital business, while also collaborating with technology procurement leaders and other key stakeholders to minimize risk.

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Research Highlights

  • 1. Procurement Strategy — Strive to Become Bimodal
  • 2. Contract Negotiation — Focus on Business Growth, Risk Reduction and Improved Agility
  • 3. Vendor Management — Facilitate Innovation by Driving Vendor Performance

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