Gartner Research

Technology Sourcing and Procurement Transformation Primer for 2018

Published: 19 April 2018

ID: G00344147

Analyst(s): Eugene Quillen , Luke Ellery , Rob Schafer


Sourcing and vendor management leaders responsible for technology procurement must transform their organizations, adopting bimodal practices to balance cost, risk and speed. They must do so to become trusted advisors for the acquisition of digital technologies and services across the enterprise.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What are the best practices to transform technology procurement to achieve digital business objectives, while addressing cost and risk?
    • What does technology procurement — the act and the organization — look like in a digital business, and how can that vision be achieved?
    • What models, processes and tools are required to ensure effective collaboration with stakeholders to achieve digital business outcomes?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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