Best Practice Report

Technology Alignment Framework: Vendor Selection

January 1st, 2018
With contributor:
Steve Silver


For a B2B organization, careful evaluation is essential to select the right technology solutions to address business needs. If the outcome of the Prioritize stage of the Technology Alignment Framework is a decision to purchase new technology, the organization should apply a disciplined planning process that includes a vendor evaluation scorecard based on objective data. In this report, we define a four-step approach to technology purchase decisions, including gathering technology requirements, evaluating vendors, and making a final selection.

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