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For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

Seven Technologies Your Business Users Will Need You To Source In 2010

March 8, 2010

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For many sourcing and vendor management (S&VM) professionals, 2010 is likely to be a year of transition. With the economic meltdown of the past two years receding and cost-cutting initiatives now reaching their limits, business professionals are looking forward to the coming years with an eye on innovation and growth. In the process, they are turning their attention to the new technologies that will provide their business with increased collaboration, new innovation, and better productivity —while continuing best practices for cost containment. S&VM professionals who want to stay on top of technology disruptions need to consider which technologies will be important in 2010 and how to effectively manage the risks, benefits, and integration of these technologies. In this document, we outline seven technologies that will have a disruptive effect on businesses in 2010 and discuss the key factors that S&VM professionals must consider when setting a sourcing strategy for them.

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