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Technology Procurement's Critical Need to Be Digital Business Ready Requires More Than Re-engineering: It Requires Transformative Change

Published: 19 October 2016

ID: G00315518

Analyst(s): Eugene Quillen


Transformative change requires technology procurement leaders to understand the distinctions between re-engineering and transformation. This research helps technology procurement leaders recognize the differences between them and identify key transformation elements to put into a transition roadmap.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Assess the Forces Affecting Technology Acquisition, and Leverage This Knowledge to Develop a Technology Procurement Strategy
  • Communicate to Stakeholders the Key Indicators That Distinguish Re-engineering From Transformation
    • Change Model
    • Timing
    • Clarity
    • Objectives
    • Focus
    • Outcomes
  • Develop a Digital-Business-Ready, Strategic Technology Procurement Transition Plan
    • People
    • Processes
    • Tools and Technology
    • Organizational Culture
    • Supplier Relationships
    • Developing the Transition Plan

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