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New Bimodal Sourcing Strategy Options Enable Successful Digital Businesses

Published: 08 May 2017

ID: G00322043

Analyst(s): Claudio Da Rold


Digital business transformation requires leveraging a broad set of sourcing options to enable rapid digital innovation and accelerated legacy modernization. Sourcing and vendor management leaders will learn how to choose from a spectrum of bimodal sourcing options for digital business success.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Identify Emerging Capability Requirements That Are Not Fulfilled by Current Sourcing Models; Implement the New Sourcing Style "Buy and Invest"
  • Evaluate New Sourcing Options in Order to Timely Source the Critical Capabilities That Are Required to Make Every Digital Business Initiative Successful
  • Implement a Dynamic Checklist Approach (Factors Versus Options) to Evaluate, Test and Validate New Sourcing Models Along Their Life Cycles

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