The Hidden World of Vendor Management

Sourcing, benchmarking and telecom advisory firm, Alsbridge, Inc., will host an online eSeminar from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET on Thursday, June 20th to discuss vendor management Center of Excellence (CoE) best practices.

“In a space where IT has historically been the driver of strategic outsourcing, the new hot topic is the allocation of responsibility for contracting, operational alignment, performance management and compliance management,” says Alsbridge founder and CEO, Ben Trowbridge. “Today, strategic outsourcing and vendor management are impacting the enterprise across multiple functions and stakeholders, and creating a wide area of interest for vendor management CoEs.

Join Alsbridge Senior Managing Director, Chip Wagner, and Managing Director, Craig Nelson, for an eSeminar as they walk attendees through what it takes to develop a successful strategic sourcing vendor management CoE. Attendees of this eSeminar will learn:

  • What areas of vendor management expertise are key to becoming a CoE best practice organization
  • How enterprise vendor management CoEs are positioned in high performance companies
  • Currently methods  being applied to rationalize vendors
  • How performance management programs are being applied to align vendors to business objectives
  • How best practice vendor management CoEs are aligning IT, risk, compliance and procurement functions to serve business stakeholders

Register today to become an expert in vendor management CoE best practices.

About Alsbridge Inc.

Alsbridge provides world class sourcing advisory and benchmarking services for the CIO, CFO and CPO.  We’ve helped hundreds of companies reduce costs and get more value from their vendors.  Our experienced consultants leverage proprietary tools and information databases to identify and engage the optimal vendors for your situation, negotiate best practice terms at fair market prices, and improve the way you work with your vendors.  Alsbridge clients utilize the most cost effective and value added sources globally for IT infrastructure services, hardware and maintenance, network services, software and maintenance, application support and development, business processes and cloud services. Alsbridge was ranked the #1 outsourcing advisor in the world by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) based on the value delivered to clients.  This commitment to delivering value to our clients has made Alsbridge a distinguished member of the 2010 Inc. 500 fastest growing privately held companies in America.

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