Managing Vendors – Articles by Jim Everett

Tips on managing vendors, skills and competencies required

Ego in the Relationship – Audio

In this MP3 audio episode, I look in more depth at how client ego can affect the quality and timing of the delivery of outsourced work. We examine the outsourcing case study of Jake and the Renderers, and give examples of inner-statements that reflect ego on both the client and vendor side. At the conclusion, […]

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Think180 helps companies get best results with service providers (vendors). Our core product is an in-house customizable workshop for Vendor Managers, or entire teams who outsource. This has been run for many clients, including Palm, Philips, Harrah's, BP USA and Canada, Vantive, Alkermes, Avaya, Government of Canada, Fidelity Investments, Quantlab and others.

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