Gartner Research

Key Pitfalls to Avoid in Infrastructure Consulting Service Provider Contracts for Digital Initiatives

Published: 03 November 2016

ID: G00316009

Analyst(s): Mark Ray, DD Mishra , Jim Longwood

Summary

Digital transformation initiatives require sourcing and vendor management leaders to consider advisory services dedicated to aligning new infrastructure delivery models with business objectives. This research covers common pitfalls to avoid when contracting for infrastructure consulting services.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Use a Best-Practice Roadmap Structure Based on Experience to Ensure Efficient Order and Timing of Your Infrastructure Consulting Services Purchase Activities
  • Ensure Success With External Infrastructure Consulting Services by Leveraging SMART Metrics
  • Define and Negotiate Effective Terms for Your Infrastructure Consulting Services Agreement With Your Supplier to Avoid Lack of Control Risks for Your Project

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