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Laying the Foundations for the Future of IT Procurement: the 2018 Benchmarking Report
This year IT has become more personalised and globalised than ever before, and IT Procurement must evaluate supplier relationships carefully before they can lay the foundations for the future. In Q3 of 2018 WBR Insights and Conga surveyed 100 Heads of IT Procurement from companies across Europe to find out more about the challenges they’re facing and the innovative solutions being brought to the table. The results were compiled and anonymised by WBR Insights and are presented here with analysis and commentary by the ProcureCon IT community.
The Challenges In IT Procurement
In Q3 of 2017 ProcureCon IT and WBR Digital surveyed 100 IT Procurement leaders based in Europe. The research targeted companies in a range of industries, with a focus on their activities in Europe. Respondents to the survey were Global IT Sourcing Leads, Heads of IT Procurement, Heads of IT Vendor Management or others of an equal standing. The survey was conducted by appointment over the telephone. The results were compiled and anonymised by ProcureCon IT and WBR Digital and are presented here with analysis and commentary by the ProcureCon IT community.
High and Rising Cost Concerns Can Be Addressed Through Alternative Hybrid IT
IDG Connect interviewed 421 senior staff working for companies headquartered in the UK, Germany, France, Sweden, Finland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Denmark, Switzerland and Norway. The majority (69%) of organisations represented employ over 5,000 people, with 39 percent employing in excess of 10,000 staff. See what their respondents had to say about this by downloading their full report.
ProcureCon IT Europe Procurement Challenges
IT Procurement is now the most important category of indirect spend for many large businesses. Indispensable across regions, business units and departments – it’s a powerful driver of performance and has a significant impact on the bottom line. Discover insights from 100 high-level IT Procurement professionals working in some of Europe’s largest companies. Our aim was to discover the issues which face IT Procurement departments today, and what is being done to face up to the challenges. Inside you will find: what industry leaders are doing to make IT Procurement more effective; the technology and tools they are using to do this; how the supplier relationship continues to evolve; the biggest challenges when implementing new software company wide… and much more!
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Roadmap To Best Practices Of IT Integrated Procurement
Roadmap to Best Practices of IT Integrated Procurement Talking to many CIOs, CFOs and CPOs on IT Integrated Procurement and the pain points are always the same--- “Show me how to consolidate, streamline, cut costs, reduce risk and optimize. Increase efficiency and make the processes that are used, better and simpler. Ultimately, how can I optimize IT spend and get the greatest value from all areas of IT and IT Procurement?” Optimizing spend is realized through both people and processes---- vendor management, contract and asset management, controlling Tail Spend and leveraging supplier diversity. Placing greater emphasis on value of assets, as in total cost of ownership, including value in relationships and creating partnerships. This White Paper will explore these pain points through key questions and provide a basic Best Practices Roadmap on IT Integrated Procurement and driving value via people and processes.
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