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P5 – IT Managed Services New Touchstone
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business administration, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Outsourcing
If you work in IT Managed Services then this ebook is a must read. It details the elements that comprise best-practice in IT Managed Services pricing models and why your IT pricing should be aligned to P5. If it is not, then you do not have the highest level of transparency in IT costs and moreover you do not have alignment between your IT costs and your demand for IT services.
A Procurement Guide to the D.I.S.C.O. Manifesto - How to Get Breakthrough Results in Category Management
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Purchasing & buying
Category Management is an approach to Procurement that is gaining ground in both the public and private sectors. In Category Management products or services that have similar characteristics and are bought from similar supply markets are grouped together and treated as a discrete group or category. This then lends itself to finding innovative ways to make a breakthrough in both cost and quality.
City of Los Angeles Water Procurement Needs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Water is not only the most essential element in sustaining life; but also a vital component of almost all manufacturing process'. Los Angeles is the second largest city in the United States with a population just over 3.8 million people; founded in a desert. The result of the demands of local populations for limited resources of water - has spurred a century of controversy regarding water rights
Information and Research Resources for Procurement Professionals
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Purchasing & buying
The goal of this book is to help procurement professionals find information in the areas of strategic sourcing, supplier management and purchasing. Specific research resources are listed in sections that include: supplier identification, supplier diligence, category market intelligence, best practices benchmarking, pricing, associations, websites, magazines, blogs, and research/analyst firms.
Managing Blind: A Data Quality and Data Governance Vade Mecum
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Information management
Companies and countries run on data but rarely question its origin, accuracy or significance, until something goes wrong. From the larger lost satellite to the smaller annoyances of badly worded forms, it all comes down to data. This short book provides a unique insight into the real value of data and how a simple understanding of data quality can be a truly enlightening and profitable experience.
How to Break (or renegotiate) ANY Contract
Price: $19.75 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Negotiating
Finally revealed – the insider professional negotiating secrets to modifying or unilaterally terminating any contract. Although it's always best to negotiate a good agreement the first time around than be looking at fighting a bad one when you’re already on the back foot and facing loses, no matter what your situation, there are always options to explore. This 10,000 word report shows you how.
Small Package Freight Agreements Deconstructed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Strategic planning
Small Package Freight Agreements Deconstructed provides the framework to negotiate, develop and implement a small package freight strategy based on your organization's shipping history. The negotiations cover a wide variety of cost saving discounts not generally known. Strategic sourcing is a key component.
Strategically Sourcing Electricity in Deregulated Markets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business administration
This book describes the process I developed during my 10 years of negotiating and procuring electricity in the deregulated markets in the US.
Inherent Dangers of Supplier Relocations
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
A Supplier Relocation, regardless of how well planned, will undoubtedly impact your Organization in some way or another. Learn where the hidden dangers lie and how to mitigate costly risks before they materialize. An easy read, and ideal for anybody in Management, Procurement, or Supplier Quality Assurance.
Negotiation - Power & Influence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business administration
The author has negotiated multi-million dollar contracts with ASX listed corporations including major financial, insurance and healthcare organisations. In this body of work, he draws from his experiences to share with you, his insight into negotiations - an integral component of business life. This is a 'how to' guide to negotiations.