Gartner Expert

Ishan Anand

Principal Analyst

Ishan Anand is Principal Analyst in the Sourcing, Procurement and Vendor Management team. He advises clients in the areas of software pricing and contract negotiation strategies for Workday & general SaaS. He reviews Workday SaaS subscription proposals, assesses an organization's position based upon degree of leverage factors and adapts advice accordingly as to how to achieve favorable pricing and terms that will reduce costs and minimize risk.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ishan was a Senior Business Development Analyst with Cognizant where he was responsible for managing end to end procurement activities including Contract Negotiation, Vendor Management, Strategic Sourcing & Cost Optimization of various Software and Hardware requirements.

Professional background


Senior Business Development Analyst

Areas of coverage

IT Contracts Negotiations

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Negotiation strategies, terms and conditions, and pricing for Workday SaaS contracts

2General SaaS contract review to understand terms and conditions which can be negotiated