Vendor Management

Microsoft Dynamics 365: Understand the Transition to the Cloud – Phase 2: Licensing Model

This phase of the blueprint, Microsoft Dynamics 365: Understand the Transition to the Cloud, will guide you through mapping Dynamics on-premises licenses to the new...

B-lay’s Java Health Check Service Enables a Proactive Response to Oracle License Changes

With over 15 billion installs of Java, it is highly likely that your organization has at least one, if not several, applications dependent on Java updates for bug fixes...

A New Way to Buy Microsoft Azure Services

Microsoft is changing the way that customers will buy Azure Services with a new procurement program called the Microsoft Customer Agreement. This new, slimmed down,...

Meeting Cost Estimator

Use this tool to determine the cost of your vendor-related meetings.

Establish a Sustainable Vendor Management Office – Phase 3: Develop Vendor Management Governance

This phase of the blueprint, Develop Vendor Management Governance, will help you establish your vendor management value proposition and gain stakeholder buy-in.

Does COVID-19 Activate Force Majeure in Your Contracts?

Check your contracts and you will find that the vast majority contain a force majeure clause. This provision states the conditions by which a party does not have to...

Vendor Risk Management Program Manual

The Vendor Risk Management Program Manual will help you document your vendor risk management program to complement the IT risk management program.

Jump Start Your Vendor Management Initiative – Phases 1-4

This storyboard will help jump start your vendor management initiative (VMI) to gain quick wins in the first 100 days.

Vendor Management Initiative Roadmap

Use this tool to map your VMI's short- and long-term activities roadmap.

Master the MSA for Your Managed Services Providers – Storyboard

This storyboard will help you negotiate an agreement with managed services providers that will meet business and IT needs.
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