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New Research: 15 IT Negotiation Best Practices for CIOs

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on Thursday, 01 March 2012
in IT Executive Management

In this latest research report, MGI analytic team collaborated with our senior advisor - Joe Galuszka to come up with a comprehensive list of the 15 best practices that in field practice we have observed to be the most effective in optimizing IT contract negotiations, leveraging CIO participation to the maximum and improving vendor relationships in the long term. 

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How to Optimize the 2011 Calendar Year End for IT Dealmaking?

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on Tuesday, 15 November 2011
in IT Deal Negotiation

In the IT deal negotiation universe, end of year (EOY) is a critical time for negotiation. This year, the EOY activity is focused on three key topics:

  • Cloud (SaaS solutions),
  • Mobile applications and
  • Business intelligence / analytics – BIG data.

With those phrases being the battle cries, the war wages on between Oracle and SAP with each company fighting to gain critical revenue and increase market share.  This provides CIOs with the perfect market opportunity for a very productive EOY negotiation cycle.

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