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Published on: May 04, 2009
Type of content: EBOOK
Length: 8 pages
Read this SearchCIO.com eBook to discover helpful tips to ensuring outsourcing success, reducing contract risks, and managing supplier relationships.
CIOs who establish clear requirements and a well-defined sourcing strategy can expect big dividends in the business value delivered from outsourcing initiatives. Aligning internal goals and structure with your supplier is a crucial step in the planning process. Consider getting expert advice on contracts, strategies and more. Review these eight steps to ensure outsourcing success.
There's no question that outsourcing can save your company big bucks, but getting the contract just right is a vital step. Pay attention to training, process and procedural specifics to get optimal results and ultimately reduce risks at contract time.
Ongoing maintenance and management of supplier relationships are the true success factors in achieving long-term outsourcing benefits. Check out these do's and don'ts to learn how to manage suppliers closely to achieve best results.