Managing Director, Craig Nelson, along with Best Buy VP of Procurement and Vendor Management, Craig McKenney, and Best Buy Director of Vendor Management, Joel Clauson, will offer insights and an in-depth case study on how to achieve higher ROI from outsourcing by transforming your organization at the spring 2012 SIG Global Sourcing Summit, March 29th, in Jersey City, NJ.
will cover the risks associated with a misaligned vendor relationship and how Alsbridge helped Best Buy create a major strategic shift in the company’s approach to VM activities by designing and implementing Best Buy’s Vendor Management Office (VMO) in just 6 weeks.
Outsourcing professionals from around the world are expected to attend the session which will be held from 9:15 - 10:05 AM, Thursday March 29th in the Hudson room of the Hyatt Regency, Jersey City, NJ. Attendees will learn how to:
• Increase operating efficiency and transparency
• Standardize VM processes and operating consistency across the enterprise
• Improve leverage of vendor capabilities while mitigating vendor risks
• Enhance scrutiny of vendor expenditures and reduce the cost of vendor services
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About Alsbridge Inc.
Alsbridge provides world class sourcing advisory and benchmarking services for the CIO, CFO and CPO. We’ve helped hundreds of companies reduce costs and get more value from their vendors. Our experienced consultants leverage proprietary tools and information databases to identify and engage the optimal vendors for your situation, negotiate best practice terms at fair market prices, and improve the way you work with your vendors. Alsbridge clients utilize the most cost effective and value added sources globally for IT infrastructure services, hardware and maintenance, network services, software and maintenance, application support and development, business processes and cloud services. Alsbridge was ranked the #1 outsourcing advisor in the world by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) based on the value delivered to clients. This commitment to delivering value to our clients has made Alsbridge a distinguished member of the 2010 Inc. 500 fastest growing privately held companies in America.