Strategic Sourcing Executives

Fact-based research for strategic sourcing leaders

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Sourcing Experts

Strategic Sourcing VP. Head of Indirect Procurement. Director of Service Provider Governance. Chief Procurement Director. Executive Director, Global Sourcing Office. VP of Technology Sourcing & Vendor Management. The title may vary, but your responsibilities remain consistently significant and complex

Everest Group’s insights and analysis keeps you a step ahead. Our research informs your recommendations about the newest technologies, global talent, and ways to optimize your contracts and provider relationships. It’s the knowledge you need as the sourcing expert within your team and company

Some of the questions we help you answer:
  • What are the best global locations for digital talent?
  • How do we rapidly implement new technologies?
  • What metrics should I manage against in a world that is increasingly digitizing?
  • How do I collaborate with my service provider(s) to drive innovation?
  • How do I negotiate the lowest price with my provider? And how do I use benchmarking to optimize service and price?
  • How will new geopolitical policies impact my sourcing strategy?
  • How can I balance my sourcing portfolio to mitigate risk? When and why should I consider bringing work back onshore or in house?
  • What are the latest best practices for service provider management and governance?
  • How do I develop best-in-class SLAs?
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Strategic Sourcing Resources


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Free, continually updated references

PEAK Matrix™ Heatmap & Outsourcing Handbooks | The industry’s only comprehensive compilation of analysis and insights about providers, locations, and products & solutions within different market segments

PEAK Matrix™ Previews | A glimpse into the findings of our detailed analyses of 50+ market segments each year. Includes the full matrix and scores by dimension

Market Insights™ | Concise, easily accessible infographics of our full spectrum of research

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Highlighted memberships

Locations Insider™  | Delivers detailed  information, analysis, and perspectives on 1) function-specific growth opportunities in regions; 2) topical themes in location strategy and management,;3) opportunities in “next-wave” locations; and 4) annual updates of locations activity, risks, and companies’ perceptions and plans for locations.

Service Optimization Technologies | Analyzes service optimization technologies. Technologies covered include those that have the potential to significantly enhance or augment services and/or disrupt the market. Examples include Service Delivery Automation (SDA), including robotic and smart process automation, as well as other technologies, such as analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT)

PricePoint™  | Includes a quarterly compendium of ITO and BPO pricing trends. This comprehensive report draws on Everest Group’s first-hand information and insights garnered on “live” pricing advisory engagements, analyst briefings, and direct market conversations, as well as proprietary cost and transaction tracking tools

See an overview of all research offerings and memberships

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Highlighted event – United Kingdom

ProcureCon Indirect Europe 2018

Research VP Julian Herbert will be a key speaker at ProcureCon Indirect Europe held on April 17-18 in Copenhagen. Julian will join other industry experts on an all-star panel. The discussion topic will be: How can you establish agility in a fast-moving, digital area whilst maintaining supplier relationships to ensure you can react quickly to emerging innovations?

Stop by and see us at booth 12 as well!

April 17-18, 2018
Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel
Copenhagen

Register

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Highlighted event – India

NASSCOM’s 8th GCC Conclave 2018

Everest Group will be the Strategic Partner at the NASSCOM 8th annual GCC Conclave, Leading the New Normal: Speed, Smart & Skill, held in Mumbai on April 26 & 27, 2018.

Global In-house Centers (GICs) are showing strategic leadership in supporting and driving the enterprise agenda. By pushing boundaries and driving innovation, they have evolved into powerful Global Capability Centers (GCCs).

However, today unprecedented digital disruption is pushing GCCs to provide transformational value to the enterprise, driven by GCCs’ ability to own business accountability, increase impact in core business functions, build deep talent expertise, adopt and lead in digital, and be agile in whatever they do.

This 8th meeting of the Conclave will present attendees with the latest thought leadership on how global enterprise GCCs are enabling adaptive enterprises, and share lessons learned from those who are delivering enhanced value in the new paradigm.

April 26 – 27, 2018 | Mumbai | Taj Lands End

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