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Ignition Guide to Designing a Sourcing Strategy

Published: 29 May 2017

ID: G00385492

Analyst(s): Procurement Research Team


This guide includes documents that will help you identify the sourcing requirements, determine a sourcing model for the given product or service, and create an action plan to implement the sourcing-strategy changes.

Table Of Contents



Before You Start

Common Pitfalls and Keys to Success

Step 1 of 3: Gather Sourcing Information from Internal and External Sources


Step 2 of 3: Determine the Sourcing-Strategy Changes


Step 3 of 3: Roll-Out the Action Plan to Implement the Sourcing Model


Review Your Performance

Recommended by the Authors

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