Gartner Research

Overcome IT Procurement Challenges to Increase Efficiency and Add Value

Published: 29 May 2009

ID: G00168169

Analyst(s): Richard Ni


When organizations overcome challenges in eight areas of IT procurement, IT procurement can deliver cost savings and process efficiency. Gartner identifies these challenges and explains how procurement managers can tackle them.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
    • Overview of the Survey Results
    • Limitations
  • Analysis of the Survey Results
    • IT Asset Management Challenges
    • Category Management/Strategic Sourcing Challenges
    • Contract Management Challenges
    • Procurement Performance Management Challenges
    • Procurement Process and Tool Challenges
    • Resource and Competency Challenges
    • Stakeholder Management Challenges
    • Vendor Management Challenges

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.