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Adopt Gartner's IT Vendor Management Competency Model to Improve Capability and Accelerate Performance

Published: 11 October 2017

ID: G00338088

Analyst(s): Joanne Spencer


Technology vendor management competencies are often underdeveloped, leaving related resources with critical job performance gaps. Sourcing and vendor management leaders should use Gartner's competency model to advance the delivery capabilities of their technology vendor management discipline.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Identify the Competencies Required for Successful Technology Vendor Managers
  • Assess Employee or Candidate Proficiency for Each of the Critical Competencies, and Address Competency Gaps
  • Invest in Development and Training Programs, and Regularly Assess Required Improvement

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