WHAT: Forrester Research, Inc. (Nasdaq: FORR) Services & Sourcing Forum 2008: Sourcing On The Fault Lines: Creating Value In A Volatile World.

In an ever-changing business environment, the role of the Sourcing & Vendor Management professional is proving to be increasingly important in executing enterprise strategy. Companies must find ways to adapt to an unstable environment in order to achieve their goals and drive bottom-line results.

At Forrester’s Services & Sourcing Forum 2008, attendees will learn how to choose the appropriate resources for their company, as well as utilize these resources through a more effective approach and innovative best practices. Sourcing & Vendor Management professionals can strengthen their strategy by preparing themselves with a plan to help them cope with changes caused by an unpredictable market.

WHEN: November 18-19, 2008

Doral Golf Resort & Spa
4400 N.W. 87th Avenue
Miami, FL 33178
+1 305.592.2000

WHO: In addition to 18 of Forrester’s industry-leading analysts, featured industry speakers include:

  • Eric Cohan, Director, Vendor Management Office, Dell
  • Maryann Holloway, Director of Information Technology Alliance Management & Operations, DuPont
  • Mary H. McDaniel, Vice President of Materiel and Corporate Sourcing, Air Operations Division, FedEx Express
  • Maureen McKinney, Vendor Management Director, Nike

Participants will benefit from three track sessions designed specifically for Sourcing & Vendor Management professionals, one-on-one sessions with Forrester analysts, peer networking, and a technology showcase where nine sponsors — including platinum sponsor Wipro and gold sponsors Cognizant, CSC, and Exigen Services — will share their solutions.

CONTACT: Complete Event information is available at www.forrester.com/servicesandsourcing2008.

MEDIA: Members of the media can register by providing their full contact information to press@forrester.com.