Managing Vendors – Articles by Jim Everett

Tips on managing vendors, skills and competencies required

IT Professionals Manage Vendors

Outsourcing deals can show better returns; higher quality work by vendors can be managed with less conflict and disruption, where the IT professionals managing the vendors have the understanding and skills to perform effectively in that role. After preparing for a career in technology, and keeping their technology skills honed, many IT professionals find themselves […]

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