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Adopt Agile Microsourcing for Innovation Projects to Drive Digital Success

Published: 22 March 2017

ID: G00319735

Analyst(s): DD Mishra


Digital business and the IoT are increasing business expectations of agility, flexibility and faster onboarding of providers. Sourcing and vendor management leaders need a bimodal sourcing strategy leveraging nimbler providers and business-outcome-based contracts for digital and innovation projects.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Adopt an Iterative Sourcing Model and Processes for Mode 2 Projects
    • Case Study
  • Utilize Mode 2 Selection Criteria and Business-Outcome-Based or Gain-Share Contracting Models
    • Case Study
  • Create Partnerships With Nimbler Service Providers for a Joint Go-to-Market Strategy in Specific Domains to Drive Innovation
    • Case Study

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