Report

Co-Innovation Partnerships Define Your Future Fit Vendor Strategy

Take A Value-Aligned Approach To Get The Most From Your Strategic Partnerships

June 9th, 2021
With contributors:
Pascal Matzke, Matthew Guarini, Leslie Joseph, Frederic Giron, Vasupradha Srinivasan, Maria Chien, Nigel Fenwick, Dara Schulenberg, Kara Wilson, Madison Bakalar

Summary

The success of your business depends on technology leaders’ ability to harness the resources available over the cloud and to marshal the capabilities of a range of service providers. A key part of your future fit tech strategy is building the capability to choose and manage an ecosystem of “co-innovation partners,” including cloud and software platform vendors, business process outsourcers, strategy consultants, and technology service providers. Strong value alignment between you and your most important vendors characterizes strong partner ecosystems. This report helps you achieve this level of co-innovation by assessing and managing your relationships with your strategic partners with a focus on trust, transparency, reliability, innovation, and customer experience.

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