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Myths About Reverse Auctions in PC Hardware Procurement

Published: 03 December 2008

ID: G00163456

Analyst(s): Leslie Fiering


Reverse auctions may have a place in the PC hardware procurement process, but they aren't a substitute for careful planning and preparation.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Myth 1: Reverse auctions can significantly shorten or even replace the PC hardware procurement process.
  • Myth 2: Reverse auctions will always result in the lowest PC hardware prices.
  • Myth 3: Reverse auctions aren't useful in the PC hardware procurement process.

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