Vendor Management - Solution Sets

Improve Your Statements of Work to Hold Your Vendors Accountable

Reviewing and negotiating SOWs can be difficult without the right framework, understanding, and tools. A bad SOW can derail a project through cost and time overruns, poor...
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Improve Your Contract Negotiation Approach

Most IT professionals were not hired for their negotiation skills. And yet, they are expected to enter negotiations with vendor sales reps – who are essentially full-time...

Establish a Sustainable Vendor Management Office

Taking a proactive approach to managing your vendors will help to negotiate relationships where everyone’s best interests are accommodated. This approach begins by laying...
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Explore the Secrets of SAP Digital Access Licensing

SAP has made concerted efforts into conducting inquiries, audits, and lawsuits against customers. Understanding SAP’s new rules around indirect access is critical to...
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Switching Software Vendors Overwhelmingly Drives Increased Satisfaction

Switching software substantially drives satisfaction, no matter the organization’s industry or size or the type of software. This research outlines key statistics to help...

Get the Best Discount Possible With a Data-Driven Negotiation Approach

Vendors will eat you for breakfast if you aren’t well prepared for negotiations, but many customers aren’t negotiation experts and are overwhelmed trying to determine the...

Jump Start Your Vendor Management Initiative

The current technology trends are to move more applications to the cloud or software as a service (SaaS) and managed services. This trend is challenging for IT leaders to...
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Design and Build an Effective Contract Lifecycle Management Process

Understand the immediate benefits associated with a CLM process – even a basic CLM implementation can provide significant cost savings to the organization; reduce time...
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Microsoft Dynamics 365: Understand the Transition to the Cloud

Microsoft Dynamics licensing is often one of the top one or two expense items in enterprise software budgets. A move to the cloud may be eminent, but understanding the...
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Getting the Most From Your RFP Response Evaluations

Use these templates to evaluate vendor RFP responses in a thorough, unbiased, and consistent manner that ensures that your organization fully understands the vendor’s...
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