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  • Governance, Risk, & Compliance
  • Sourcing & Vendor Management
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Creating Supplier Risk Treatment Plans

    Treatment Plans Answer The Question, "What Would We Do If The Risk We Fear Actually Happens?"

    Most large companies are aware that they need to understand supplier risk. But too often, they spend their time and effort assessing and tracking risk, without any clear plans for what to do if a...

    • Downloads: 135
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Demystifying BYOD In Europe

    BYOD Creates Challenges — But There Are Paths To Compliant Productivity

    Much has been written and debated about the rising popularity of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) throughout the world. Whereas BYOD policies in North America have become more mature, the subject of BYOD...

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    Report:Stop Assessing Geographies And Suppliers Separately

    Clients Should Use Forrester's Vendor Viability Index To Optimize The Alternative Geography Supplier Selection Process

    As more companies expand their use of global delivery models, assessing the risk of potential countries and cities is crucial. Traditional approaches to location analysis have typically comprised...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:US Employment Visas For Foreign Technology Workers: What You Need To Know

    Sourcing and vendor management (SVM) professionals should read this report to understand the current visa discourse relative to IT outsourcing and thus limit their exposure to visa risk. In our...

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    Report:Building An Effective Vendor Risk Plan For Emerging Technology Suppliers

    Sourcing and vendor management (SVM) clients tell Forrester that vendor risk is becoming a critical issue. Most firms have intense due diligence processes when hiring providers, but those processes...

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    Report:Green IT Starts To Affect ANZ Sourcing

    But Much Can Be Learned From Best Practices In North America And Europe

    While there is a clear trend toward Green IT sourcing and practice within the Australian and New Zealand economies, these firms lag their North American and European peers in their levels of interest...

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    Report:Reducing Risk In Global Telecom Services Sourcing

    Ask The Right Questions And Follow A Disciplined Process

    Buyers need to address four categories of risk when sourcing global telecommunication services: (1) physical risks to the network and local business operations; (2) geographic risks including local...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Sourcing In The Shadow Of Terrorism

    Firms Need To Audit Their Suppliers' Security And Business Continuity Plans

    Over the past six months, there has been a steady increase in the number of terrorist attacks in India. Over time, continued political turmoil may force more firms to implement an "India Plus One"...

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    Report:Sourcing Executives Should Consider SaaS' Key Role In Their Green Initiatives

    As firms become increasingly focused on environmentally friendly strategies, sourcing executives should make sure to consider the green value of software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions when...

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    Report:Sourcing Professionals Must Analyze And Manage Risk Across The Global Supply Chain

    Forrester's Best Practices For Risk Mitigation

    The issue of vendor risk has become an increasingly critical topic among sourcing professionals. With that in mind, we wanted to highlight this great report on mitigating supply chain risk —...

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    Report:Aligning Sourcing Processes With Corporate Sustainability

    The strategy for corporate sustainability focuses on resource management and is deployed for a number of reasons, including energy efficiency, legislation, and corporate social responsibility (CSR)...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Hot Companies To Watch In 2008: Q2 Update

    Profiles Of Emerging Companies And Technology Trends That Tech Vendors Should Consider When Planning Strategy

    The wide-ranging popularity of our first "Hot Companies To Watch" document, published in April 2008, highlighted a few important facts about technology strategists. First, it reflects the high level...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:IT Assets And EU E-Waste Legislation

    Shaping Sourcing Service Agreements Around WEEE


    The closest the European Union (EU) has to a standard on e-waste is the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive. As is the case for many such EU regulations, each country...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Green Benefits Put Thin-Client Computing Back On The Desktop Hardware Agenda

    The lure of 25% or more power savings and the growing importance of green IT have resurrected the thin-client debate. IT sourcing executives, though responsible for setting neither environmental...

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    Report:Forrester's Desktop Power And Emissions Calculator

    This calculator identifies and quantifies the power costs and CO2 emissions of a thin client deployment which replaces existing PCs. In addition to the actual power and CO2 consumption of the desktop...

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    Report:Best Practices Highlight: Applications Outsourcing

    Outsourcing applications is a challenging endeavor; but the right guidance can minimize the risks. This short powerpoint deck offers highlights from Forrester's wide breadth of research into the AO...

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    Report:Solution Accelerators Will Disrupt The IT Services Landscape

    Providers Must Develop Business Process And Product Development IP To Survive

    Facing immense competition and bottom-line pressure, IT services providers are looking for ways to extend their value to clients while bolstering their bottom line. At the same time, clients are...

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    Report:Topic Overview: Applications Outsourcing

    Firms are outsourcing applications like never before, involving a variety of applications outsourcing service types as well as a broad range of suppliers. Enterprises are increasingly likely to make...

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    Report:Topic Overview: Offshore Services

    The forces driving offshore IT services are undeniably compelling. Companies are under intense pressure to reduce — or at least contain — IT costs. Years of downsizing have resulted in a...

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    Report:The New IT Imperative: Design For People, Build For Change

    Each year, Forrester's Technology Leadership Forum examines a critical issue at the intersection of business and technology. This year's theme for the forum, Design For People, Build For Change,...

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    Report:EMEA IT Outsourcing Deals, Q1 2007

    In Q1 2007, companies based in EMEA signed 75 large outsourcing deals — with a total deal value of almost €5.7 billion. More than half of these deals included infrastructure outsourcing...

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    Report:Energy Star Powers Up

    A Green IT Resource For IT And Sourcing Professionals

    The eco-labeling program Energy Star continues to gain visibility as IT sourcing and vendor managers grow increasingly aware of IT performance per watt. The program's focus on energy efficiency...

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    Report:European IT Outsourcing Deals: Financial Services Review, 2004 To 2006

    In the three years from 2004 to 2006, the financial services industry stabilized its spending on infrastructure outsourcing and increased its spending on application management and desktop services....

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    Report:Working Effectively With Applications Outsourcers

    An Analysis Of Client References From "The Forrester Wave™: North American Applications Outsourcing, Q1 2007"

    Even though their overall satisfaction levels are high, clients' satisfaction with individual aspects of applications outsourcing providers' performance vary, according to an analysis of client...

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    Report:The Forrester Wave™: North American Applications Outsourcing, Q1 2007

    Accenture Leads A Closely Bunched Field In A Mature Market Segment

    Our Forrester Wave services analysis of 13 leading applications outsourcing (AO) providers across 50 criteria has determined that these companies offer adequate service offerings but that they must...

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