Managing Vendors – Articles by Jim Everett

Tips on managing vendors, skills and competencies required

Maintaining Vendor Competencies

When a project is outsourced to a vendor company, the client typically does not expect to be involved with staff development and training matters within the vendor organization. To an extent, this is true. However the client does need to pay close attention to the competencies of the vendor staff who will be performing the […]

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