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To help transform your organization for sustained business innovation, you balance business value, cost, and risk when sourcing and managing technology vendors.

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Chief Sourcing Officer
Procurement Executive
IT Purchasing Executive
Director of Vendor Management

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Forrester guides your decisions with integrated reports, tools, and Playbook research frameworks.

Manage vendor relationships to support business strategie

Improve efficiencies by consolidating technologies and portfolios

Reduce costs through better technology and service negotiations

Forrester supports your business technology agenda for winning, serving, and retaining customers. Our key sourcing research and tools include the Wave™, TechRadar™, Market Overviews, and the Playbook "Landscape" and "Tools And Technology" reports.

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Latest Research For This Role

Report: Four Questions That Should Guide Your Microsoft Strategy

Transitioning To Cloud-Based Subscription Models Provides A Unique Opportunity To Realign Your Commercial And Adoption Strategies

April 24, 2015 | Duncan Jones

Do you think that you understand Microsoft from previous dealings with the company? Think again. Microsoft's ongoing strategic transformation has significant implications for any technology...

Report: Four Software Licensing Trends That Support Your Business Technology Agenda

February 25, 2015 | Duncan Jones

The software market has changed radically over the last three or four years, and the licensing landscape has changed with it. Trends such as big data, cloud, and mobile have undermined several common...

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Analysts Serving This Role

  • Mark Bartrick

    Mark Bartrick

    Sourcing Strategy & Execution, Technology Pricing & Licensing...

  • William Martorelli

    William Martorelli

    IT Services, Cloud Brokers...

  • Liz Herbert

    Liz Herbert

    Sourcing Strategy & Execution, Customer Relationship Management (CRM)...

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Upcoming Events For This Role

Forum: Forrester's Forum For Technology Leaders

April 27, 2015 - April 28, 2015

Forum: Forrester's Forum For Technology Leaders

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015

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