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Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

Sourcing & Vendor Management (SVM) Professionals have to evolve from cost-savings-based metrics and procurement to a strategic role enabling business growth through technologies.

To succeed, you must execute on a business technology agenda focused on delivering superior customer experience, adapt to new technology purchasing models, and look beyond cost savings to deliver value to customers and employees.

Who this role is for:

Director of Vendor Management
Strategic Vendor Management
The Vendor Management Office
Chief Sourcing Officer

Latest Research For This Role

Report: How To Maximize Value From S2C Solutions

Factors To Consider In Choosing And Implementing A Source-To-Contract Suite

March 12, 2020 | Andrew Bartels

In our recent Forrester Wave™ evaluation of source-to-contract (S2C) suites, we analyzed the 11 leading vendors. In this report, we provide guidance on the factors to consider in choosing and...

Report: The Forrester Wave™: Source-To-Contract Suites, Q4 2019

The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

December 18, 2019 | Andrew Bartels

In our 35-criterion evaluation of source-to-contract (S2C) suite providers, we identified the 11 most significant ones — Cobblestone, Coupa, Determine, GEP, Ivalua, JAGGAER, Oracle, SAP Ariba,...

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