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Strategic Visions on the Sourcing Market 2016

For the past six years, KPMG’s Strategic Visions on the Sourcing Market publication has provided insights into trends, new concepts, and leading practices to inform and educate organizations on ways in which they can excel in sourcing and delivering business and information technology (IT) services.

With global views, experiences, trend data, and ideas collected by KPMG’s global Shared Services and Outsourcing Advisory (SSOA) Centre of Excellence (CoE) – a global network that consists of and supports over 1,000 KPMG sourcing advisors – the 2016 edition of Strategic Visions on the Sourcing Market offers insights we hope will enable and inspire your enterprise’s service delivery capabilities.

 

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Insights to enable and inspire your enterprise’s service delivery capabilities.

 

 

 

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Each of these topics is illuminated from multiple points of view through the papers, experience-oriented blogs, case studies, and client and vendor-based interviews. 

Partnerships

 PDF: A Pragmatic Approach to Current and Future Business Relationships

A Pragmatic Approach to Current and Future Business Relationships provides insights into how a new approach to establishing trust and position partnerships as a critical capability can enable companies to reap the full benefits of the globalized, technology-driven era in which we operate.

 

Robotics

PDF: Employees: An Endangered Species?

Is your organization ready for a world in which three out of 10 corporate jobs are done by a robot, and the accompanying shift in the world’s capital allocation, with more of the wealth going to a few technology platforms? Employees: An Endangered Species? explores this phenomenon, the rise of robotics, and how to respond.

Procurement

PDF: Changing the Value of Procurement

Changing the Value of Procurement discusses procurement’s evolution into a real integrated business function focused on value creation with the supplier community, the gaps between procurement priorities and the value creation potential of suppliers, procurement value frameworks, and more.

Lean

PDF: Applying Lean to Leverage IT Outsourcing Relationships

The application of Lean tools, principles, and philosophy in an IT environment differs greatly from its application in manufacturing supply chains. We provide insights, food for thought, and practical advice on the use of Lean to improve outsourced IT to deliver sustainable results in Applying "Lean" to Leverage IT Outsourcing Relationships.