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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: Use Forward-Looking Assessment To Separate Strategic Partners From Operational Vendors

Forrester's Supplier Assessment Will Help You Identify Who Can Help Drive Your Digital Transformation And Who Will Hold You Back

March 15, 2019 | Duncan Jones

Strong supplier relationships are vital for digital transformation. Flexible work styles such as agile co-creation, long-term strategic bets on technology platforms, and risky innovation projects are...

Report: Improve Agility With Forrester's Software And SaaS Contract Review Checklist

Use This Report And Associated Tool To Identify And Fix Common Problems In Cloud And On-Premises Software Agreements

May 26, 2017 | Duncan Jones

Software providers' contracts fail to keep pace with continual, rapid technology changes such as cloud and mobile. Forrester hears dozens of complaints each year about software contract disputes that...

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