FOR Sourcing & Vendor Management PROFESSIONALS

The Strategic Software Sourcing Playbook

Get Better Software Deals By Aligning Your Sourcing Strategy And Commercial Approach

This report outlines how sourcing and vendor management (SVM) executives can implement Forrester's strategic software sourcing model. Our research has shown us that transactional procurement is ineffective in today's software market, with major technology trends such as big data, cloud, and mobile changing the way we choose and use software. IT colleagues and business users exclude sourcing professionals from their decision processes and ignore commercial criteria when picking suppliers. Yet they ...

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Strategic Software Sourcing

Playbook frameworks guide your critical decisions with integrated reports, tools, and objective insights. This Playbook helps you build a strategy to improves business relationships with top suppliers, negotiate more favorable contracts, and avoid unnecessary costs. Watch the video.

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Align suppliers with business strategy.

With mobile, social, and other technologies changing how your employees work and how your company does business, building adaptive technology solutions has never been more challenging for IT leaders. Learn how Forrester Consulting can help.