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How to Source Critical Domains of Expertise for Successful Digital Business Initiatives

Published: 28 March 2017

ID: G00322028

Analyst(s): Claudio Da Rold


New expertise domains are required to make businesses ready for the realities of digital competition. Sourcing and vendor management leaders must execute on six critical steps to source the skills, competences and capabilities needed to make each mission-critical priority initiative successful.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Use the Emerging Expertise Cube to Get a Short-Term to Midterm Expertise Requirement Scenario and Plan the Bimodal Approach to Source These Capabilities
  • Implement New Sourcing Style and Models to Successfully Build Innovation Dream Teams, and Investigate What Leading Organizations Are Doing
  • Execute Six Critical Steps to Align SVM to Business Requirements and Deliver on Rapid Innovation and Accelerated Modernization Initiatives

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