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Vendor Sourcing and Management: RFP Foundation

Vendor Sourcing and Management: RFP FoundationThis IDC study provides VSMO leaders, CPOs, CIOs, and LOB executives much-needed assistance in the area of RFP production. It provides hands-on advice in template format on what foundational questions to ask vendors whose technology they are trying to evaluate. In today's fast-paced IT ecosystem, digital transformation projects are on tight project-driven deadlines that are incompatible with the antiquated RFP processes of yesteryears. As a result, many enterprises have jettisoned the RFP process altogether. This study, along with a series of future studies, provides:Streamlined RFP templatesAdvice on how to approach the competitive sourcing process in a digitally transforming environmentAccording to Aaron Polikaitis, vice president, IDC's IT Executive Programs (IEP) Vendor Sourcing and Management practice, "There is no need to throw out the baby with the bathwater — RFPs and competitive environments can be created in a streamlined and expeditious manner, satisfying even the most aggressive of digital transformation timelines."

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