General Outsourcing

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Office Supplies – Requirements Listing for RFI

Use this template to build a set of requirements for an Office Supplies RFI (Request for Information) sourcing initiative.

Office Supplies – Bid Requirements for RFP

Use this template to build a set of bid requirements for an Office Supplies RFP sourcing initiative.

Primary Drivers for Selecting Procurement Solutions

In 2011 SIG conducted a survey of corporate user members requesting identification of the key drivers for selecting a procurement solution. The results are included in this report.

Vendor Risk Management Programs – Process Flow Samples

These slides illustrate best-in-class vendor risk management programs, specifically the process flows for such programs.  

Survey for Online Booking

Use this template as a guideline in building a survey to assess a user's online booking tool experience.

RFP for Tax Automation Project

Use this template as a guideline for building an RFP for a Tax Automation Project.

Making Negotiation an Organizational Competency

Negotiation is not simply an individual skill. The behavior of negotiators (the actions they can imagine taking or are willing, or able, to take), is significantly shaped and constrained by...

RE-Sourcing 101: Renewing your Outsourcing Strategy When Approaching Contract Expiration

This paper examines the key steps and critical questions to be addressed when the opportunity to renew your sourcing strategy arises at the expiration of your current agreements.

Supplier Assessment Questionnaire

Use this tool as a guideline for assessing the representative(s) from your supplier. The investigative tool will help determine how important your business is for your key supplier account representative...

Statement of Work, Consulting

Use this template as a guideline for building an SOW for consulting work. It includes summary of services, pricing schedule suggestions, stakeholder listing, deliverables, performance criteria, and milestone schedules.

The Right Alignment

To whom should procurement report? It’s a common debate with no easy answers and one which is often dependent on industry and corporate structure. In this article, two KPMG consultants...

Assessment – Partnership Impact

Use this tool to assess the impact of a proposal to partner on the supplier's operations.

Assessment – Supplier Background

Use this tool to assess the supplier from publicly accessible information.

Sole Source Strategy 101: Initial Checklist and Readiness Self-Assessment

This paper examines the key steps and critical questions to be addressed when the opportunity to renew your sourcing strategy arises at the expiration of your current agreements.

RFP for MSP

Use this template as a guideline for building an RFP for MSP.

The “Uh-Oh” Moment: Financial Services Enterprises Focus on Governance, Transparency and Supply Chain Risk

This ISG white paper examines the emerging regulatory environment in the financial services sector, challenges facing many organizations and their causes and characteristics, and keys to implementing effective governance and...

Third Party Supplier Risk Management – Meeting Emerging Financial Services Regulatory Requirements

This ISG white paper describes the four areas of supplier risk regulators look at and the 15 characteristics of good supplier risk management that will meet ever increasing and more...

2013 Global Leadership Summit – Anthology of Key Takeaways & Lessons Learned

In October 2013, at the Omni Fort Worth, Texas, SIG hosted the Global Leadership Summit. SIG has extracted, from each session presentation the key takeaways – including case studies, cost...

Category Management II

Use this extremely comprehensive template to develop a category management plan.

RFP for Debt Collection Services

Use this template to build an RFx for debt collection services.

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