Jump Start Your Vendor Management Initiative
IT continues to "outsource" to cloud, managed service, and other providers. As a result, IT (and the organization as a whole) becomes more reliant on these vendors, and vendor management becomes increasingly necessary to manage the relationships and manage the risks. Implementing a vendor management initiative is no longer a luxury, it is a necessity.Read more
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Jump Start Your Vendor Management Initiative - Vendor Management Blueprint
IT continues to "outsource" to cloud, managed service, and other providers. As a result, IT (and the organization as a whole) becomes more reliant on these vendors, and vendor management becomes increasingly necessary to manage the relationships and manage the risks. Implementing a vendor...
Elevate Your Vendor Management Initiative - Vendor Management Blueprint
Once your vendor management initiative (VMI) has been operating for a while, it's time to take the next step in its evolution. It's time to transform the VMI from tactical to strategic to maximize its impact and value. This blueprint will help you elevate your VMI with a cyclical approach that...
Select an Enterprise Application - Applications Blueprint
Selecting and implementing an Enterprise Application Software (e.g. ERP, HRMS, CRM) is one of the most expensive and time-consuming technology transformations an organization can undertake. Once you have a grasp of EAS strategy, gather the right resources and leverage Info-Tech’s comprehensive...
Hitchhiker's Guide to Vendor Management Tools - Vendor Management Tool
The tabs in this toolkit have been gathered from Info-Tech's comprehensive Vendor Management blueprints and consolidated here for an easy-to-use and easy-to-manage toolkit, in keeping with "minimal effort for maximum gain." You can change the language in any tab to suit your organization's...
Webinar: Elevate Your Vendor Management Initiative - Vendor Management Video
Transform your VMI from tactical to strategic to maximize its impact and value.
Hitchhiker's Guide to Vendor Management - Vendor Management Note
Take a short journey through the galaxy of vendor management to learn how you can quickly advance improved vendor management in your organization with limited time and effort by using Info-Tech's methodologies and accompanying tools.
Preparing Vendor Management for ESG – Best Practice Considerations - Vendor Management Note
To prepare for inquiries from external suppliers and new and proposed regulations, organizations should take action now to understand any risks within their supply chain. Follow this guidance to evaluate your preparedness for meeting supply chain requirements and how to proactively identify,...
Looking at Risk in a New Light: The Six Pillars of Vendor Risk Management - Vendor Management Blueprint
Organizations must evolve their risk assessments to be more adaptive to respond to changes in the global market. Ongoing monitoring and continual assessment of vendors’ risks is crucial to avoiding negative impacts.
CRM Vendor Demonstration Script Template - Applications Tool
Use this template to support your evaluation of vendors and their CRM products. Once complete, this template will provide vendors with scenarios that prompt them to display how the tool will support your organization's particular needs.
The Limitation of Liability Clause – Take a Granular Approach to Identify and Manage Vendor Risk Better - Vendor Management Note
The limitation of liability clause should be negotiated at the granular level to apportion the risk between the parties more appropriately. Use leading contracting practices to ensure that you identify, evaluate, negotiate, and mitigate and manage contractual risk.