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Ten-Step Vendor Management Strategy for CIOs

As most organizations rely on multiple third-party vendors, effective management of these relationships has become an increasingly important skill. CIOs in particular face constant demand to implement quality products and services without unnecessary expenditures. With continued digitalization across all industries, and an ever-growing roster of qualified software and hardware vendors ready to meet nearly any evolving technology need, CIOs must be cautious of selecting vendors out of ease and convenience, especially when their service, price, or features are no longer meeting the organization’s full demands.
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