Gartner Research

Minimally Viable Assurance Requirements (MetLife)

Published: 18 July 2018

ID: G00385500

Analyst(s): Procurement Research Team


Procurement functions unable to get suppliers onboarded in time risk missing major business opportunities. To better support business growth, CPOs and their teams should match assurance rigor with the risk tolerances of projects in question.

Table Of Contents


Solution Highlights



1. Match Assurance Rigor to Project Realities

2. Demonstrate Process Redundancy

3. Create Parameters for Effective Requirements Reduction

4. Proactively Push Critical Buys Forward



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