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    Case Study - Best Practices for Outsourcing Success

    This case study highlights best practices for sustainable success of outsourcing relationships. Outsourcing can start off well but the effectiveness can deteriorate over time. These best practices help ensure success over the long term. Excellent Rea...


    e-Book: IT Outsourcing Business Value

    This research delved into the value created by outsourcing of information technology (IT Outsourcing). How does it address business imperatives? Does it positively or negatively impact business value? How can you tell? An excellent discussion on the ...


    Make or Buy Decision Framework

    This paper introduces a structured framework for the make or buy decision which is perhaps the foundation of strategic sourcing. Companies have choices when it comes to product design, engineering, and manufacturing - will two people faced with the s...


    Make or Buy Decision Analysis

    This research explored the key decision in sourcing: make, buy or make and buy. A structured make or buy decision analysis is presented identifying the factors affecting the decision with examples. Excellent Read! (300 pages)


    Complete Guide to Supply Chain Management

    This guide takes a holistic view of supply chain management - from strategy to inventory and everything in between. A great resource for the CIO who wants to put procurement in perspective and get an understanding of strategic sourcing. (1,000+ Pages...


    Guide to Strategic Sourcing

    This presentation provides and in-depth and integrated introduction to strategic sourcing. The key is to understand sourcing not just in the context of purchasing but the entire supply chain and beyond. A MUST Read for the CIO. (500+ pages)


    Definition of Purchasing and Procurement

    This paper defines purchasing and related terms - procurement, supply chain management, buying, vendor management, contract management, ... A great place for the CIO to start if they are confused by the buzzwords being thrown around when it comes to ...


    Strategic Sourcing Case Study

    This presentation provides an introduction to strategic sourcing, describes its benefits, and details the results from an implementation. 


    Introduction to Strategic Sourcing

    This excellent presentation provides an introduction to strategic sourcing. It introduces a strategic sourcing framework, discusses the difference between procurement, and strategic sourcing, highlights key industry trends, and proposes best practice...


    Structured Framework for Vendor Evaluation and Selection

    This white paper provides a structured, vendor and industry independent, step by step approach to vendor evaluation and selection. CIOs can gain understanding of the considerations, and challenges of vendor selection process, and how to  solve these ...



 
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