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Toolkit: Conduct a Gap Analysis to Build a Business-Oriented Sourcing Strategy

Published: 17 May 2007

ID: G00147003

Analyst(s): Claudio Da Rold


Organizations should assess the gap between their business goals and IT capabilities to start building a business-oriented sourcing strategy. Sourcing strategists should follow three steps to conduct the gap analysis.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • A Gap Analysis Helps Build the Foundation of a Sourcing Strategy
    • Step One: Set Goals
    • Step Two: Analyze Capabilities
    • Step Three: Analyze the Gap Between Goals and Capabilities

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