This IDC Perspective provides CIOs, CPOs, and line-of-business leaders with an overview of IDC's Agile Technology Sourcing practice. The practice is designed to enhance the maturity level of the organization's technology sourcing practice in order to make it more agile and effective and capable of managing emerging platform technologies. To achieve this objective, IDC has segmented its practice into three practice areas:
- Organizational advice to help transform enterprises for optimized technology sourcing capabilities
- Foundational advice on the best practices related to these activities
- Transformational advice on the changing role of the technology sourcing practice
According to Aaron Polikaitis, vice president, IDC's IT Executive Programs (IEP) Vendor Sourcing and Management practice, "Agility is more than just a buzzword. Technology sourcing organizations globally are under pressure to deliver effective and efficient sourcing results. IDC's Agile Technology Sourcing framework helps enterprises deliver results quickly and efficiently."