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IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: Vendor Sourcing and Management in the United States, 2017

IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: Vendor Sourcing and Management in the United States, 2017

This IDC study presents the results of IDC's 2016 Vendor Sourcing and Management MaturityScape Benchmark Survey and should be viewed as a supplement to IDC MaturityScape: Vendor Sourcing and Management 2.0 (IDC #US41709416, September 2016). Together, they provide a comprehensive overview of IDC's vendor sourcing and management maturity model. This document enables organizations to:Assess their current state and readiness to undertake sourcing initiatives supporting digital transformations.Benchmark VSM maturity against the maturity level of their peers and business needs.Uncover maturity gaps and identify areas in need of improvement to support cohesive VSM practices."With the new technology delivery models and DX initiatives, organizations are challenged to rethink their approach to technology sourcing," says Aaron Polikaitis, research vice president of IDC's IT Executive Programs. IDC believes that one of the key elements of successful DX is a VSM practice that is sufficiently mature to address the needs of the business and DX initiatives."

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IDC MaturityScape Benchmark Figure
Executive Summary
Analysis of Vendor Sourcing and Management Maturity Benchmark Data
Stages of the Vendor Sourcing and Management Maturity Framework
Survey Findings: Maturity Distribution Across Stages
Dimensions of the Vendor Sourcing and Management Maturity Framework
Survey Findings: Maturity Distribution Across Dimensions
Evaluating Vendor Sourcing and Management Maturity: Survivors and Thrivers
Survey Findings: Comparison of Survivors and Thrivers
Advice for Technology Buyers
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Execution and Governance
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Appendix
Methodology
Survey Respondent Segmentation

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