Gartner Research

Services Sourcing Transformation Primer for 2018

Published: 17 January 2018

ID: G00344307

Analyst(s): Gilbert van der Heiden , David Groombridge

Summary

As organizations seek advantages from digital capabilities, they must rapidly engage new providers of technologies like blockchain, intelligent automation and IoT. Sourcing and vendor management leaders must develop strategies to provide transformational business benefit and efficiency at scale.

Table Of Contents

Scope

Analysis

  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do we integrate disruptive trends into our services portfolio to support digital business initiatives?
    • How do we leverage information, analytics and automation to improve sourcing and business decisions at scale?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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